ACLS and Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) in the Operating Room Setting

In this online course, Dr. Luis de la Cruz provides highlights of the most common scenarios that could result in a cardiac arrest in order to prevent adverse events. The presentation focuses on extended lecture material to complement the American Heart Association ACLS course material and was designed specifically for anesthesiologists and allied health anesthesia providers.  

Target Audience

Anesthesiologists and Allied Health Anesthesia Providers, including Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Nurses and Physician Assistants. 
 

Learning Objectives

  • Address potential scenarios that could put patients at high risk for cardiac arrest when under anesthesia in the operating room.  
  • Prevent cardiac arrest in high-risk patients when under anesthesia in the operating room. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Hinkelbein, J., Andres, J., & Thies, K.C. (2017). Perioperative cardiac arrest in the operating room environment: a review of the literature. Minerva Anestesiologica, 83(11), 1190-1198.
  • Girotra, S., Nallamothu, B. K., Spertus, J. A., Li, Y., Krumholz, H. M., & Chan, P. S. (2012). Trends in survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest. New England Journal of Medicine, 367(20), 1912-1920.
  • Donaldson, A. J., Thomson, H. E., Harper, N. J., & Kenny, N. W. (2009). Bone cement implantation syndrome. BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia, 102(1), 12-22. 
  • Wanderer, Jonathan P.; Nathan, Naveen Anesthesia & Analgesia126(3):738, March 2018
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 ABA MOCA II
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
Course opens: 
08/01/2022
Course expires: 
07/31/2025

Luis de la Cruz, M.D., MBA
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
Director of Education, Department of Anesthesiology
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Medicine
FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Luis de la Cruz, M.D., MBA, conference director and speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will include off-label or unapproved product usage.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.  

*Ineligible companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in AnesthesiologyTM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.

Your participation information will be shared with specialty boards through the ACCME's PARS reporting system. Successful completion of a course examination is required. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 ABA MOCA II
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
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Your participation information will be shared with specialty boards through the ACCME's PARS reporting system. Successful completion of a course examination is required. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

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