Patient Safety

Residual Neuromuscular Blockade: Perceptions and Evidence to Support Decreased Residual Neuromuscular Block and Improve Patient Safety (1 Class A CE with .5 Pharm)

Monday, September 24
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Auditorium, Hynes

Post-anesthesia residual neuromuscular blockade continues to be a persistent problem for patients’ recovering from anesthesia. This can lead to complications including prolonged recovery, and catastrophic events such as re-intubation, respiratory arrest, and even death.

Supported by: Merck

Merck is pleased to sponsor this program to provide information consistent with FDA guidelines. This program is not an accredited CME program and is not designed to meet any training and/or educational requirements. This medical education program for US health care professionals and health care business professionals only. The speaker for this program is speaking on behalf of Merck.

Learning Objectives:

Maria van Pelt, PhD, CRNA

Program Director, Associate Clinical Professor
Northeastern University

Dr. Van Pelt is an Associate Clinical Professor and the Program Director of the Nurse Anesthesia program at Northeastern University. She has been a practicing clinically for 20 years and has a research interest in patient safety. She is currently the Chair of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Committee for Education and Training and is on the APSF Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

Presentation(s):

Send Email for Maria van Pelt

Aalok V. Agarwala, MD, MBA

Division Chief, General Surgery Anesthesia, Associate Director, Quality and Safety, Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Newton, Massachusetts

Dr. Agarwala is Division Chief for General Surgery Anesthesia and Associate Director for Quality and Safety at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He has extensive experience in perioperative quality improvement, having led multiple projects including the implementation of Emergency Manuals in the OR and various ERAS protocols. He has published on handoffs and the use of checklists in the perioperative setting, and has led projects to improve Intraop, OR to PACU, and ICU to OR handoffs.

Presentation(s):

Send Email for Aalok Agarwala


Assets

Residual Neuromuscular Blockade: Perceptions and Evidence to Support Decreased Residual Neuromuscular Block and Improve Patient Safety (1 Class A CE with .5 Pharm)

Slides

Attendees who have favorited this

Please enter your access key

The asset you are trying to access is locked. Please enter your access key to unlock.

Send Email for Residual Neuromuscular Blockade: Perceptions and Evidence to Support Decreased Residual Neuromuscular Block and Improve Patient Safety (1 Class A CE with .5 Pharm)