Dept. of Anesthesiology
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: (505) 272-2610
Participant Prerequisite: ABA diplomate seeking MOCA® recertification
Dates: Sunday, February 24, 2013 (preference given to NMSA members)
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Saturday, November 2, 2013
The UNM Anesthesiology Simulation Program reserves the right to cancel a session
at any time if a minimum number of registrants is not met.
(refunds or re-registration will be offered)
(Full refunds for cancellations will only be available until two weeks
before the scheduled date of the course)
Duration: 7.5 hours (0800-1530) - lunch provided
CME credit: Max. 7.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical
Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum
of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Contact/Questions: John Rask MD UNM Dept of Anesthesiology
he Simulation Education Program of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Medicine is an American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) endorsed simulation center. We will be presenting advanced clinical scenarios for small (3-5) groups of practitioners with the goal of fulfilling the ABA Simulation Requirement under the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA®).
All simulation programs will take place at the UNM BATCAVE Healthcare Simulation facility in the basement of the Clinical and Translational Sciences Center (immediately north of UNM Hospital). The UNM BATCAVE was established as a state-of-the-art training and education facility and includes high-fidelity (METI®) simulation capabilities for neonatal, pediatric, and adult systems. It has a full-time technical and support staff who will assist in all activities. They also run many hospital, community, and medical school programs including BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS and NRP (http://hsc.unm.edu/som/programs/batcave/).
Student-Instructor ratio = Max. 5:1 (typically 2:1 or 3:1)
Key topics as required by the ABA are:
A detailed debriefing regarding the actions, decisions, and processes arising in each scenario is a primary focus of the simulation process. Debriefing will occupy at least 30% of the educational process. Debriefing may also include handouts and/or brief presentations on key clinical issues. As the goal of the ABA simulation program is to enhance and document participation in Practice Performance and Improvement (PPAI) activities, the UNM MOCA® programs will focus on helping the participant identify areas for practice and performance improvement.
After the simulation course, you must complete the ASA's online evaluation that includes how you plan to change or improve your practice as a result of the simulation course. You also must reply to an email from the ASA that you will receive approximately 30 days after the online evaluation. In your reply, you will provide details about how you changed and/or improved your practice or barriers you encountered.
"This simulation course
fulfills one requirement of the American Board of Anesthesiology's (ABA)
Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program (MOCA®)
Please consult the ABA website, http://www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA® requirements."
Faculty are all members of the UNM School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.