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Anesthesiology CME Program  |   December 2011
Instructions for Obtaining ANESTHESIOLOGY Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit
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Anesthesiology CME Program
Anesthesiology CME Program   |   December 2011
Instructions for Obtaining ANESTHESIOLOGY Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit
Anesthesiology 12 2011, Vol.115, A11. doi:10.1097/ALN.0b013e3182401e8b
Anesthesiology 12 2011, Vol.115, A11. doi:10.1097/ALN.0b013e3182401e8b
ANESTHESIOLOGY'S Journal CME is open to all readers. Members of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) enjoy a preferred rate for their subscription. However, Journal CME is not limited to ASA members or Journal subscribers. To take part in Journal CME, complete the following steps:
  1. For the article listed on the right, read the learning objectives and disclosure information.

  2. Read the article in the print or online edition.

  3. Register at and provide payment.

  4. Once online, complete the questions and other required information for the CME program, including the evaluation.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)  TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Purpose:  The focus of ANESTHESIOLOGY Journal CME is to educate readers on current developments in the science and clinical practice of anesthesiology.
Target Audience:  ANESTHESIOLOGY Journal CME is designed for physicians involved with anesthesiology education, clinical practice, and research.
Journal CME Planning Participants Disclosures
Editor-in-Chief:  James C. Eisenach, M.D., returned a disclosure form indicating that he received consulting fees from Medtronic, Endo, and Solvay, and funded research from King Pharmaceuticals.
CME Editors:  Leslie C. Jameson, M.D., and Dan J. Kopacz, M.D., have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
ASA Staff:  Employees involved in planning have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Claiming Credit
All tests and requests for credit must be submitted through the ANESTHESIOLOGY CME website at . Participants should claim credit in 15-minute increments, for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)  TMper journal article.
Two payment options are available:
ASA Member Non-member
Annual Fee $60 $120
Per Issue $10 $20
Payment may be made using Visa or MasterCard.
Please direct any questions about Journal CME to:
Joyce Canselor
Education Coordinator, CME
(847) 268-9185
This Month's ANESTHESIOLOGY Journal CME
Read the article by Jacob et al.  entitled “Perioperative nerve injury after total hip arthroplasty: Regional anesthesia risk during a 20-year cohort study” on page 1172 of this issue.
Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to advise patients undergoing a total hip arthroplasty about the risk of a peripheral nerve injury after nerve block, identify patient characteristics that are associated with increased risk of neurologic complications after total hip arthroplasty, and advise patients of the most frequent clinical course when a peripheral nerve injury occurs.
Authors Disclosures
Authors:  Adam K. Jacob, M.D., Carlos B. Mantilla, M.D., Ph.D., Hans P. Sviggum, M.D., Darrell R. Schroeder, M.S., Mark W. Pagnano, M.D., and James R. Hebl, M.D., have no financial interest in or affiliation with any commercial supporter or providers of any commercial services discussed in this educational material.
Expiration
Registration and submission of answers must be completed by November 30, 2014.