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CME COURSE – LOWER EXTREMITY BLOCKS PART I
Expires After: Does not Expire

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– Course Fee: $ 250.00
– Number of CME credits: 5 AMA PRA Category 1 or ANCC credits™

– Released: 15 June 2020
– Last updated: 15 June 2020
– Expiration date: 15 June 2021
– Estimated time to complete course: 5 hours

Course content includes 3 sessions:

  • Fascia Iliaca Block 
  • Femoral Nerve Block 
  • Adductor Canal Block

Step-by-step intuitive study material

 

Each session is divided into 6 lessons that will allow you to learn about performing the   The lessons included in each session are Functional Anatomy, Sensory Block Distribution, Landmarks and Patient Position, Technique, Local Anesthetic Choice, and Tips & Algorithm.

At the end of the course material, you will be required to complete a Knowledge Assessment test based on the coursework and achieve 80% pass rate to successfully complete the activity for AMA PRA Category 1 credit or ANCC credits™.

Jointly provided by NYSORA and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

This activity is suitable for Clinicians, Residents, Fellows, Nurses and other health care and health industry professionals

Educational Objectives:

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

Identify the anatomy of the lumbar plexus needed to perform lower extremity blocks.

  1. Follow the instructions to perform a fascia iliaca, femoral and adductor canal block, including:
    1. Patient positioning
    2. Transducer placement 
    3. Scanning techniques 
    4. Needle insertion 
  2. Match the proximal blocks of the lower extremity with the proper indications.
  3. Troubleshoot commonly encountered difficulties during blocks of the lower extremity, and apply correct strategies to solve them.
  4. Select the type, concentration, and volume of local anesthetic to match the analgesic objectives.

 

Faculty:

Admir Hadzic, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology
Director, NAICE (North American Institute for Continuous Education)
Director, NYSORA Continuing Medical Education
Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology,
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg
Genk, Belgium

Catherine Vandepitte, MD, PhD
Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology,
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg
Genk, Belgium

Joint Accreditation statement:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and NYSORA. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5 contact hours.

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest:

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Admir Hadzic, MD, PhD:
Consulted and advised for Philipps, Pacira and BBraun Medical
Industry-sponsored research include Pacira Pharmaceuticals and Heron Therapeutics
Dr. Hadzic receives royalty income from BBraun Medical. He is a co-owner of MedXpress.pro, an intellectual property and medical device manufacturing entity, and NYSORA and NextLevelCME.com, educational entities

Catherine Vandepitte, MD, PhD:
Receipt of grants/research supports from Pacira Pharmaceuticals

Planners & Managers:
The PIM and NYSORA planners and managers have nothing to disclose

Disclosure of Unlabled Use:

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity 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 the planners. 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 or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

System Requirements

You can access your CME courses from various devices and platforms, on both PC and Mac desktops / laptops, as well as Android and iOS mobile devices. Our system requirements for these follow below.

Minimum System Requirements

  • The latest ChromeFirefoxSafariEdgeOperaor IE11 for desktop/laptop
  • A broadband connection with a minimum speed of 5Mbit or 800kbps
  • Please note that Flash Player is not required

PC Specific Requirements

  • Platform: Windows 8 or higher with the latest updates installed
  • RAM: 4GB or more
  • Video: Graphics output capability
  • Sound: Sound output capability

Mac Specific Requirements

  • Platform: Mac OS X 10.12 or higher with the latest updates installed
  • RAM: 4GB or more
  • Video: Graphics output capability
  • Sound: Sound output capability

Mobile Specific Requirements

  • iOS 11.0 and above
  • Android 5.0 and above

Mobile browsers: Safari or Chrome on iOS and Chrome on Android.

What Browser am I Using?

To find out more about your specific system, this site will tell you which browser and OS you’re currently using.

To watch courses, we recommend using Google Chrome. You can download Chrome for free here.

Contact:

NYSORA: Email info@nysora.com

PIM: www.pimed.com

2
CME COURSE – LOWER EXTREMITY BLOCKS PART II
Expires After: Does not Expire

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Course Fee: $ 250.00
– Number of CME credits: 5
– Released: 15 June 2020
– Last updated: 15 June 2020
– Expiration date: 15 June 2021
– Estimated time to complete course: 5 hours

 

Course content includes 3 sessions:

  • Popliteal block 
  • IPACK block 
  • Ankle block 

Step-by-step intuitive study material

Each session is divided into 6 lessons that will allow you to learn how to perform popliteal, IPACK, and ankle blocks guided by ultrasound. The lessons included are functional anatomy, sensory block distribution, landmarks and patient position, technique, local anesthetic choice, and tips. At the end of the course material, you will be required to complete a post-test based on the coursework and achieve 80% pass rate to successfully complete the activity for AMA PRA Category 1 credit™ or ANCC credits.

Jointly provided by NYSORA and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

This activity is suitable for Clinicians, Residents, Fellows, Nurses and other health care and health industry professionals

Educational Objectives:

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Identify the anatomy needed to perform popliteal, IPACK and ankle blocks
  2. Follow the instructions to perform a popliteal, IPACK, and ankle block including:
    1. Patient positioning
    2. Transducer placement 
    3. Scanning techniques 
    4. Needle insertion 
  3. Match the distal blocks of the lower extremity with the proper indications.
  4. Troubleshoot commonly encountered difficulties during blocks of the lower extremity, and apply correct strategies to solve them.
  5. Select the type, concentration, and volume of local anesthetics to match the analgesic objectives.

Faculty:

Admir Hadzic, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology
Director, NAICE (North American Institute for Continuous Education)
Director, NYSORA Continuing Medical Education
Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology,
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg
Genk, Belgium

Catherine Vandepitte, MD, PhD
Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology,
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg
Genk, Belgium

Joint Accreditation statement:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and NYSORA. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5 contact hours.

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest:

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Admir Hadzic, MD, PhD:
Consulted and advised for Philipps, Pacira and BBraun Medical
Industry-sponsored research include Pacira Pharmaceuticals and Heron Therapeutics
Dr. Hadzic receives royalty income from BBraun Medical. He is a co-owner of MedXpress.pro, an intellectual property and medical device manufacturing entity, and NYSORA and NextLevelCME.com, educational entities

Catherine Vandepitte, MD, PhD:
Receipt of grants/research supports from Pacira Pharmaceuticals

Planners & Managers:
The PIM and NYSORA planners and managers have nothing to disclose

Disclosure of Unlabled Use:

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity 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 the planners. 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 or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

System Requirements

You can access your CME courses from various devices and platforms, on both PC and Mac desktops / laptops, as well as Android and iOS mobile devices. Our system requirements for these follow below.

Minimum System Requirements

  • The latest ChromeFirefoxSafariEdgeOperaor IE11 for desktop/laptop
  • A broadband connection with a minimum speed of 5Mbit or 800kbps
  • Please note that Flash Player is not required

PC Specific Requirements

  • Platform: Windows 8 or higher with the latest updates installed
  • RAM: 4GB or more
  • Video: Graphics output capability
  • Sound: Sound output capability

Mac Specific Requirements

  • Platform: Mac OS X 10.12 or higher with the latest updates installed
  • RAM: 4GB or more
  • Video: Graphics output capability
  • Sound: Sound output capability

Mobile Specific Requirements

  • iOS 11.0 and above
  • Android 5.0 and above

Mobile browsers: Safari or Chrome on iOS and Chrome on Android.

What Browser am I Using?

To find out more about your specific system, this site will tell you which browser and OS you’re currently using.

To watch courses, we recommend using Google Chrome. You can download Chrome for free here.

Contact:

NYSORA: Email info@nysora.com

PIM: www.pimed.com