CME Credits

CME Information                                                         

Term of Approval                                          
Release date: July 1, 2009                                
Expiration date:  August 29, 2014                        

Program Overview                                                                       
Despite the intense training many anesthesiologists complete during the course of residency and fellowship, many physicians are simply uncomfortable with ultrasound guided nerve blocks, critical care medicine, pediatric anesthesia etc.  AnesthesiaExam.com is an online examination that tests the physician’s knowledge of the most up to date techniques, as well as traditional approaches to the surgical patient.  As it currently functions as a board review tool for pain practitioners, it can help any health care professional understand the pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of some of the most common and rarer pain disorders.  After completing each of the eight 50 question exams, the user will get a score, and feedback on his or her answer choices.  

Intended Audience                                                                                                                
This activity is intended for any physician, nurse, or medical student who administers pain management, critical care or anesthesia.                                             

Learning Objectives
Identifying pathological disorders that will affect anesthetic management
Perioperative management of the surgical patient
Clinical and Basic science topics related to anesthetics

Introduction to ultrasound imaging in anesthesia and pain mangement

Understanding the role of a the anesthesiologist as a consult 

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements
Maimonides Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York to provide continuing medical education for physicians.                                                                                                                               
Maimonides Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s) ™.  Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures                                                                                                                            
Policies and standards of the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education require that speakers and planners for continuing medical education activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.  The following disclosures have been made:

FACULTY                                                                                                                                                               

David Rosenblum, MD,  Creator
President of Qbazaar.com LLC
Director of Pain Medicine, Dept of Anesthesiology,
Maimonides Medical Center
Disclosures: No relevant financial relationships to disclose 

Disclaimer                                                                                                                                                               
This activity is designed for healthcare professionals for educational purposes. Information and opinions offered by the faculty/presenters represent their own viewpoints. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information.

While MMC makes every effort to have accurate information presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

Method of Obtaining CME Credit                                                                                  
CME credit/verification is offered upon successful completion of the on line test with a minimum passing score of 50%. A printable certificate will be made available upon successful post-test completion.  Each successfully completed post-test will be awarded 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s) ™

Questions or comments can be addressed to DocRosenblum@gmail.com
Please allow 6-12 weeks for issuance of CME credit.