VPLS 12.09.11 - Online CME Activity

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Internet Enduring Material
Visiting Professor Lecture Series: First Annual Visiting Professor in Anesthesiology

Femoral Nerve Blockade for Total Joint Replacement: Balancing Pain Relief with Rehabilitation

Original Release Date: September 11, 2012
Expiration Date: September 11, 2013

Sponsored by Hospital for Special Surgery Office of Continuing Medical Education

SPEAKER
Michael Mulroy, MD
Staff Anesthetist
Faculty Anesthesiologist
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

OVERVIEW:

The field of musculoskeletal medicine is highly dynamic and rapidly changing. Research findings are resulting in new techniques and clinical guidelines. Orthopaedic surgeons and clinicians are expected to keep abreast of these advances in order to continue to achieve optimal clinical practice and patient care.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Hospital for Special Surgery activities are intended to improve the quality of patient care and safety. At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe current research findings in musculoskeletal medicine and discuss the potential implications for clinical practice.
  • Discuss and be able to implement new standards and techniques in their practice of musculoskeletal medicine.
  • Describe the advantages and the risks of post-operative femoral nerve blocks.
  • Discuss and be able to implement several management strategies to reduce risks of post-operative femoral nerve blocks and enhance rehabilitation while preserving analgesia

ACCREDITATION:

Hospital for Special Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION:

Hospital for Special Surgery designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT:

This internet enduring material did not receive commercial support.


FACULTY DISCLOSURE:

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. It is the policy of Hospital for Special Surgery to disclose all financial relationships that planners, teachers, and authors have with commercial interests. Relationship information appears below:

Activity Director Disclosure:

Thomas P. Sculco, MD has disclosed the following financial relationships:

Exactech

  • Salary, Royalty or Honoraria

Dr. Sculco will not be discussing products/services of the commercial interests with which relationships exist.

Speaker's Disclosure:

Michael Mulroy, MD has disclosed no financial relationships.



Planning Committee Disclosure:

Gregory A. Liguori, MD has disclosed no financial relationships.

Staff/CME Committee: Hospital for Special Surgery Office of CME staff and CME Committee members have no relevant financial relationships to disclose regarding this activity.

ACTIVITY FACULTY
Activity Director:
Thomas P. Sculco, MD
Course Director
Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director
Korein-Wilson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery 
Chairman and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College

New York
, NY

Faculty
Michael Mulroy, MD
Staff Anesthetist
Faculty Anesthesiologist
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Planning Committee
Gregory A. Liguori, MD
Anesthesiologist-in-chief
Associate Attending Anesthesiologist
Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

Instructions for Course Evaluation and CME Credit:
In order to earn CME credit, you must complete an online post test and evaluation following the completion of this activity.

To access the activity, click the Next button below.  At the end of the presentation, the final slide will contain a link to the post test.  There is a passing requirement of 70%.  Once you complete the post test and subsequent evaluation, a certificate will be available for you to print.

For questions related to the post test and subsequent evaluation, please contact the HSS Office of Continuing Medical Education at 212.606.1547.

 For technical requirements related to this activity, please refer to the information below or contact Sonic Foundry.

Windows

  • Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 operating system
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1 or later, Firefox 2.0 or later, or Google Chrome 1.0 (Chrome is only supported on Mediasite version 5.0.3 and later) Web browser
  • Windows Media Player 9 or later
  • For Firefox and Chrome playback, Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 or later (viewers are prompted to install this plug-in when attempting to view a presentation)
  • Broadband internet connection (256 Kbps or more)

Mac – Requires Mediasite 4.3 and later:

  • Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later operating system
  • Safari 2.0.4 or later or Firefox 2.0 or later Web browser
  • Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 or later (viewers are prompted to install this plug-in when attempting to view a presentation).
  • Broadband internet connection (256 Kbps or more)

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