CME

This activity is jointly provided by The Foundation for Advancement of the Anesthesia Care Team (FAACT) and the Florida Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants (FAAA). This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Event organizers plan to request 20 FAACT Category 1 CME credits from the FAACT Review Panel. The total number of approved credits is yet to be determined.

Target Audience

The 3rd FAAA Annual Conference is provided by the Florida Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants. As a convenience and benefit to anesthesiologist assistants, anesthesiologists, nurses and administrators who work and specialize in operating room, ambulatory, office-based or non-operating room anesthesia, this continuing education conference is structured as a three-day event. 

    Statement of Need/Program Overview

    The 2022 FAAA Annual Conference provides a forum devoted to educational needs; informs attendees on current issues in anesthesiology and perioperative medicine across multiple disciplines; networking opportunities with peers and experts in the field; and exposure to relevant products/services of interest to our attendees in the exhibit area.

      Educational Objectives

      1. Realize current research aims and future research needs to determine safety of anesthetics in young children
      2. Evaluate unresolved controversies including mode of maternal anesthesia and neonatal neurologic outcome
      3. Understand what causes a blood gas imbalance
      4. Understand the basics of renal physiology

      Program Agenda

      Please find the complete agenda by clicking here.

      Faculty

      Please click here for a list of faculty.

      FAACT Accreditation Statement

      FAAA is in the process of getting accredited for FAACT (www.FAACT.us) CME certification. FAACT CME credits are accepted continuing medical education credits by the National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants (NCCAA) and the Florida Board of Medicine.

      The Foundation for Advancement of the Anesthesia Care Team necessitates that CME activities be designed to change competence, performance, or patient outcomes as described in the CME mission statement:

      The continuing medical education mission of the Foundation for Advancement of the Anesthesia Care Team is to support the professional development of members of the Perioperative Anesthesia Care Team (PACTTM) through educational activities designed to change competence, performance and/or patient outcomes.

       FAACT Credit Designation

      This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Event organizers plan to request 20 FAACT Category 1 CME credits from the FAACT Review Panel. The total number of approved credits is yet to be determined.

      ACLS/PALS Recertification

      Per NCCAA, ACLS and PALS CME credits can be accepted credits if the following requirements are met:

      ACLS/PALS instruction will be tabulated as anesthesia-related content and shall be eligible for submission provided the instructional course is approved by either the AMA, AAPA, ACCME or AHA. The practitioner must obtain and submit a certificate of CME credit awarded for the ACLS/BLS course to be eligible for registration.A maximum of 4 hours of CME credit will be recognized by NCCAA for any ACLS or PALS course regardless of the credit awarded on the certificate from the approved provider. CAAs must only claim the hours actually spent in the CME activity.

      Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

      FAACT adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other professional organizations, as applicable, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. All persons in a position to control the content of an accredited continuing education program provided by FAACT are required to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible company within the past 24 months to FAACT. All financial relationships reported are identified as relevant and mitigated by FAACT in accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. The content of this activity was vetted by FAACT to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias.

      All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

      Evidence of faculty having relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies may be found on each session description page.

      The planners and managers have the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies: William Hooghuis, Jenny Diaz, Michael Provost, Jeff Carroll, David Biel, and Felicia Kenan all have reported that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

      Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

      This educational activity may contain a discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. FAACT  and FAAA do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

      The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

      Disclaimer

      Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

      FAACT Contact Information

      For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact FAACT at info@faact.us or (833) 322-2848

      Instructions to Receive Credit

      In order to receive credit for this activity, the participant must attend the live sessions, take a posttest, and complete the program evaluation.



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