2020 Becoming a Superhero in a Perioperative World
Hospitalists’ role in the field of perioperative medicine continues to expand in scope and has never been more critical as surgical patients age and comorbidities increase. Whether practicing in the Surgical Co-Management or Preoperative Clinic setting, hospitalists must develop and maintain proficiency in perioperative medicine in order to expertly manage chronic and acute medical conditions in surgical patients. To that end, this course will present a comprehensive review of evidence-based standards and practical application of cutting-edge literature in the field. Learners of all levels will benefit from the experience and have opportunities to explore perioperative program development.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be better able to:
- Explore key concepts in risk assessment and risk mitigation
- Review perioperative management of common and less common medical comorbidities
- Discuss the collaborative role of hospitalists in perioperative medicine, including Surgical Co-Management
The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 7.00 Non-physician