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Anesthesiology Online
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours....1.0 per module, 3 modules per month, total of 36 modules per year). 
CME Credits Awarded by....Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation.
Cost...........$99.99 per year.
Instruction Type....Text-Only.
Target Audience....ANES.
Educational material last updated...Monthly.
Financial support...None Stated
Anesthesiology Online is an online informational and educational resource for anesthesia professionals. You will not be able to view any content until you have registered and paid your fee. However, you will be allowed to view several abstracts before registering.

Cleveland Clinic Anesthesiology/Pain Management
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...1 activity, 2 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Instruct. Type...Case-Based Interactive, Text-Only, Slide-Video Lecture.
Educational material last updated....2012.
Financial Support...Multiple pharmaceutical companies.
A single two-hour activity, Temperature Monitoring and Perioperative Thermoregulation.

Introduction To Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...15.
CME Credits Awarded by...Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine.
Cost for Credit...$250.
Instruction Type....Text-and-Graphics, Streaming Video.
Target Audiences....Anesthesiologists, Residents, medical students, other physicians and allied health professionals performing or assisting with ultrasound guided regional anesthesia procedures.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Expiration of CME credit...One year after posting.
Financial Support...Kimberly Clark Corporation, Philips Ultrasound, and Oregon Health & Science University.
This course provides a foundation in the core concepts of ultrasound machine operation, needle guidance, and sonoanatomy of the femoral nerve, sciatic nerve and brachial plexus. 
Upon successful completion of this course, you will: 
• Understand ultrasound principles and machine operation for image acquisition and optimization
• Understand techniques for ultrasound guided needle placement 
• Have a solid understanding of the anatomy and sonoanatomy of the femoral region, sciatic nerve and posterior thigh, and the neck and brachial plexus
• Gain essential strategies on how to use sonographic landmarks to identify nerve targets.

Medscape Anesthesiology
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...Varies from time to time.
CME Credits Awarded by....Medscape and 50 other sponsoring organizations.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture and Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences....ANESTHESIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated...New activities posted daily.
Financial Support...Many academic, specialty, and commercial sources as well as self-supported by Medscape.
Expiration of CME Credit...Credit for most activities expires one year after posting.
CME activities of special interest to anesthesiologists. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:
CONFERENCE COVERAGE - Reports of  advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.
CLINICAL UPDATE - Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE - Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
CME-LIVE - Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.
CLINICAL BRIEFS - Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each
JOURNAL CME - Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
SPECIAL REPORT CME - Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape's professional member database by specialty.
INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES - Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
CME CIRCLE - Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine -  Anesthesiology CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...13 courses, each offering 2.0 hours of credit. 
CME Credits Awarded by....Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Instruction Type...Text-Only.
Target Audiences....ANESTHESIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial Support...None.
Each activity focuses on the pre-anesthetic assessment for one condition. Recent activities include: 
Perioperative Pain Management of the Patient With Chronic Pain
PreAnesthetic Assessment of the Pediatric Patient with Osteopetrosis and Lung Mass
PreAnesthetic Assessment of the Patient With Cirrhosis-Related Pulmonary Complications
Preanesthetic Assessment of the Patient with an Advance Directive
PreAnesthetic Considerations for a Patient With Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Preanesthetic Assessment of the Child with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Organization for Advancing Critical Care Monitoring
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD
CME Credit Hours. About 47 activities offering 0.5 to 3.0 hours (total of about 30 hours) (credit for some courses may be expired). 
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lecture.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Not Seen.
These areas are covered: Goal Directed Therapy ,Early Goal Directed Therapy, Hemodynamic Monitoring, Glucose Monitoring / Diabetes and Critical Care Pharmacology. 
Some recent titles are: 
Making the Case for Glycemic Control: Is it a Matter of Tightness or Timing?
• Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring
• Cardiac Output Monitoring vs. TEE/TTEGoal-Directed Therapy in the Operating Room
• Physiologic Optimization Program: Physiology Based Fluid Management
• Extravascular Lung Water: Clinical Implications
• Critical Care Pharmacotherapy Literature Updates
• Severe Sepsis: Early Recognition & Management Saves Lives
• The Use of Dynamic Parameters in Perioperative Fluid Management
• Current Trends in Management of Blood Glucose in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

PainStracts: Dannemiller's Publication of Monthly Pain Related Modules
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...19 hours at 2 hours per module and 2 Board Reviews (total of 130 hours).
CME Credits Awarded by....Dannemiller Foundation.
Instruction  Type....Text-Only.
Target Audiences....PAIN MANAGEMENT.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Expiration of CME Credit...2012 articles expire at the end of 2013; 2013 articles expire at the end of 2014.
Each month, Dannemiller produces two modules with each consisting of 10 abstracted articles from hundreds of medical journals that cover the entire spectrum of pain. Each module is certified for 1 AMA PRA category 1 hour of CME credit.
You will also find a 52 hour Pain Management Board Review ($599) and a 59 hour Anesthesiology Board Review ($599).