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OMSKU V- Anesthesia

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Upon completion of this activity, learners should be to:

  • Recognize Oral Anticoagulant medications and their indications, in particular the pharmacology of Pradaxa and the associated risks with its use.
  • Demonstrate the basics of respiratory monitoring.
  • Identify how some of the cardiovascular medications should be managed pre-op, intra-op, and post-op and their interactions and possible complications with anesthesia.
  • Compare and contrast ketamine and propofol and the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of each.
  • Define the pharmacokinetics and pharmacology of fospropofol.
  • Describe the cardiac valvular disorders and understand the anesthetic considerations for managing patients with cardiac valvular disorders on an outpatient basis.
  • Compare and contrast neuromuscular blocking agents. 
  • Interpret the physiological changes associated with pregnancy and their impact on surgical and anesthetic management, and consequently recognize potential drug interactions for the lactating patient.
  • Categorize the stages of spinal cord injury and the guidelines of various levels of anesthesia for specific spinal cord lesions.
  • Prepare for the perioperative management of diabetic patients.
  • Assess and manage the patient with acute coronary syndrome. 
  • Review the types and uses of laryngeal mask airways and corresponding techniques.
  • Detect the advantages and disadvantages of Dexmedetomidine, particularly in the Oral and Maxillofacial outpatient setting.
  • Enhance the depth monitoring of anesthesia in patients.
  • Review the pharmacology of the autonomic nervous system.
  • Realize the potential of IV acetaminophen as an effective alternative medication to use in the peri-operative period for acute pain management as a component of multi-modal analgesia. 
  • Evaluate hypertension and its affect on oral and maxillofacial surgery outpatient anesthesia.
  • Review common psychiatric disorders and their interaction with medications frequently used in OMS procedures.
  • Recognize post operative cognitive dysfunction as it relates to the elderly OMS patient.

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