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Anesthetic Technique and Pharmacology for the Pediatric Patient

Activity Title: Anesthetic Technique and Pharmacology for the Pediatric Patient

Course Content: Surgeons must recognize the differences in response to anesthesia administered to children and learn the salient differences between anesthetizing children versus adults in the office setting. This activity will review the differences in anatomy and physiology as it pertains to delivery of safe anesthesia in children.

Educational Objectives:

  • Discuss the differences in anatomy and physiology as it pertains to delivery of safe anesthesia in children
Intended audience: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Release and expiration date: September 7, 2016 – September 7, 2017

Description of the teaching methods used, i.e. electronically delivered self-instructional program, and method of participation: video format to be viewed by the learner. In addition, the learner completes the pre- and post-test and an evaluation form to receive credit.

Faculty with titles and affiliations and financial disclosure: Deepak Krishnan, DDS, Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Cincinnati, OH. Dr. Krishnan receives research grants from the Anesthesia Research Foundation and the University of Cincinnati Research Council.

Credit designation statement with ADA CERP logo: ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. This activity has been approved for one and one quarter (1.25) hours of Continuing Dental Education (CDE) credit. 

Commercial support attribution (if applicable): N/A

Cost: $45 ACOMS members/$75 non-members

Refund and cancellation policy (if applicable): All sales are final. 

Computer system requirements: For questions related to this activity, please contact ACOMS at info@acoms.org or (202) 367-1182. Computer system requirements and technical support documentation are available here.