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This continuing medical education activity is provided by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
Supported by an educational grant from Merck.
Part 1 of this two-part activity focuses on the need for monitoring neuromuscular blockade and reversal in surgical patients and the different types of available monitoring equipment. Part 2 addresses barriers to monitoring and the need for improved communication among the perioperative team at transitions of care. A framework to guide successful implementation of quality improvement interventions is discussed.
This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners involved in anesthesia and perioperative care within hospitals and health systems.
At the conclusion of this knowledge-based educational activity, participants should be able to:
Compare the advantages and disadvantages of qualitative and quantitative electronic devices for monitoring neuromuscular blockade and reversal.
Develop an intervention plan for monitoring neuromuscular blockade and reversal in surgical patients that includes communication among the perioperative team at transitions of care.
Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy
In accordance with ACCME and ACPE Standards for Commercial Support, ASHP policy requires that all faculty, planners, reviewers, staff, and others in a position to control the content of this presentation disclose their financial relationships.
Rachel C. Wolfe, PharmD, BCCCP Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Perioperative Services and Surgical Critical Care Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, Missouri
Dr. Wolfe discloses the following: Advisor Board: Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC
Bernadette Henrichs, PhD, CRNA, CCRN Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing Director, CRNA Education and Research Washington University Department of Anesthesiology St. Louis, Missouri
Dr. Henrichs discloses the following: Speakers Bureau: Merck Advisor Board: Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC
Satya Krishna Ramachandran, MD Associate Professor of Anaesthesia Harvard Medical School Vice Chair of Quality, Safety, and Innovation Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts
Dr. Ramachandran discloses the following: Advisor Board: Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC
Accredited Provider Disclosure
The planners and managers reported no financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouses/life partners have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage. All activity participants will be informed if any speakers/authors intend to discuss either non-FDA approved or investigational use of products/devices.
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