After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Explain the importance of active involvement in ate and national level professional societies.
2. Recognize the limitations of central nervous line (CVP) insertion for aspiration of air in a sitting position craniotomy.
3. Identify the importance of early diagnosis of stress induced cardiomyopathy following an acute intracranial event and describe the limitations of possible therapeutic measures to prevent such cardiomyopathy.
4. Express concern of acute kidney inury (AKI) with restrictive fluid therapy compared to liberal fluid management for major abdominal surgery based on most recent evidence.
5. Discuss the discontinuance of obsolete terminology "remote site anesthesia" and adopt the current terminology "NORA" for non-operating room anesthesia for OR scheduling, anesthesia records and in daily clinical practice.
6. Diagnose and manage airway complications of hereditary angioedema.


Stanlies D'Souza, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
11/01/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am EDT
Baystate Medical Center, Chicopee/Agawam Conference Room
759 Chestnut St
Chicopee / Agawam Conference Room
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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