2017 Perioperative Medicine: Essential Elements and Latest Advances

Las Vegas, NV US
May 1, 2017

Perioperative medicine continues to expand in scope and importance as surgical patients’ comorbidities continue to increase. Hospitalists have a critical role to play in managing chronic medical conditions in surgical patients, but developing proficiency and staying current in this field can be challenging. Join your colleagues in reviewing the evidence-based standards of perioperative medicine as well as the practical application of cutting edge literature. Learners of all levels will benefit from this experience.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Summarize the approach to the perioperative evaluation.
  2. Appraise the risks and benefits of common perioperative risk reduction techniques.
  3. Manage patients in the perioperative setting with common and uncommon medical co-morbidities.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.50 Non-physician
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/01/2017 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
05/01/2017 - 5:00pm EDT
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Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
3950 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119
United States

Accreditation and Designation Statement: 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Blackwell Futura Media Services and the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). Blackwell Futura Media Services is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

Blackwell Futura Media Services designates this live meeting for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty AffiliationsCompany
Kurt Pfeifer, MD, FACP, FHMNothing to Disclose 
Barbara Slawski, MD, MS, FACPNothing to Disclose 
Steven L. Cohn, MD, FACP, SFHM Nothing to Disclose 
Rachel Thompson, MD, MPH, SFHM               Nothing to Disclose 
Christopher M. Whinney, MD, FACP, FHM Nothing to Disclose  

Available Credit

  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.50 Non-physician


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