Activity

Activity ID

3752

Expires

February 6, 2021

Format Type

Enduring

CME Credit

0.5

Fee

$30
CME Provider

JAMA

Description

One-third of the US population is obese. Obesity is a major risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea. This condition is very common, and patients with sleep apnea are at risk of major complications from sedation. This JAMA Performance Improvement podcast reviews a case of a patient who did poorly after he was sedated for a medical procedure. Interviewees include Joshua Pevnick, MD, MSHS, from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and Jason R. Farrer, MD, from Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation.

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1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

To understand the potential for respiratory problems in patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Keywords

Anesthesiology, Neurology, Neuroradiology, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Performance Improvement

Competencies

Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Rural, Urban

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