How to Manage Complicated Anesthesia in the Field
Anesthesia should never be considered simple or routine. Even short procedures can become complicated. A physical exam prior to sedation, a plan, and additional anesthetic and emergency drugs within reach will improve the chances of a successful outcome.
This two-part course consists of one proceedings paper and the accompanying 2019 AAEP Convention presentation. The video has been split into two parts for ease of download and viewing; as one video part concludes, the next will unlock.
You must view all sections of the course before the quiz will unlock.
With the successful completion of this course, students will understand
- What can go wrong?
- Preparing for anesthesia in the field
- Drugs to have available
- Tools to have available
- Sedation prior to anesthesia
- What to do when things go wrong
Continuing education credit:
- 0.5 credit hours Medical, Non-interactive/Anytime, with a passing score of at least 70%
- 30 minutes: read the paper, view the presentation, complete the quiz
- Read the paper from the 2019 AAEP Convention proceedings, approximately 1250 words
- View the presentation from the 2019 AAEP Convention, 21 minutes
- Complete quiz