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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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