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Pediatric Sedation, PALS & Airway Management Workshop - Boston MA

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Pediatric Sedation, PALS & Airway Management Workshop - Boston MA

Time: July 23, 2011 at 8am to July 24, 2011 at 4pm
Location: Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport
Street: 201 Porter Street
City/Town: Boston, Massachusetts
Website or Map: http://embassysuites1.hilton.…
Phone: 617-567-5000
Event Type: continuing, education, training, sedation, analgesia, peds, pediatric
Organized By: Conscious Sedation Consulting
Latest Activity: May 11, 2011

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Event Description

This workshop will provide participants with American Heart Association PALS® certification and better prepare them to handle adverse events that may result from procedural sedation administration.

Closed claims analysis, reports and review of the literature indicate that the majority of complications and situations where intervention was required, regarding sedation administration, resulted from unanticipated drug reactions or drug interactions and/or respiratory compromise.  Many institutions and state dental boards require ACLS or PALS certification to maintain sedation privileges, however the contemporary ACLS/PALS course does not focus on airway complications or respiratory depression nor does it review the pharmacology or pharmacokinetics of sedative agents. This workshop will engage participants in a sedative agent review, standard of care monitoring, airway assessment and management utilizing simulation for multiple devices and pertinent mega-code scenarios which will better prepare them for pediatric procedural sedation emergencies.

When: July 23 & 24, 2011 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Breakfast & lunch provided

Where:  Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport
               201 Porter Street
               Boston, Massachusetts 02128
                (617) 567-5000
Faculty: Certified ACLS/PALS Instructors, Patrick McCarty DDS a dentist anesthesiologist.

 This activity is eligible for 16 hours of continuing education.

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation - Physicians
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Heart Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All faculty participating in CME/CE activities sponsored by The American Heart Association will disclose to the audience (1) significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of products from the commercial supporter(s) and /or the manufacturer(s) of products or devices discussed in their presentation, and (2) unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentation.  Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Continuing Education Accreditation - Nurses

ANCCWe are an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The District of Columbia Board of Nursing, accredited for approvals by The American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

Location : Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport 207 Porter St. Boston, MA 02128


Seating is limited, pre-registration is required.

Registration can be completed online by clicking here

Or by phone at 888-581-4448 x 2

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