Non-depolarizing Neuromuscular Blockade:  Monitoring, Reversal, and the Case for Sugammadex


After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1|Review the anatomy and physiology of the neuromuscular junction.
2|Review the pharmacology of non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents.
3|Identify different modalities for monitoring neuromuscular blockade and understand their strengths and weakness.
4|Review the pharmacology and dosages of neuromuscular reversal agents.
5|Discuss the rationale and implications of the recent ASA recommendations for the use of Sugammadex.


Kyle Macey, DO
Anesthesia Resident
UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Session date: 
04/20/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am EDT
Chicopee/Agawam Conference Room
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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