Comprehensive Review of Pediatric Anesthesiology

Oakstone Board Review

Increase your knowledge of key pediatric anesthesiology topics with this convenient CME program.

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

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Learn from Clinical Experts

This in-depth pediatric anesthesia board review course allows you to learn at your convenience from world-renowned experts in pediatric anesthesia. Led by course director Craig D. McClain, MD of Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, the Comprehensive Review of Pediatric Anesthesiology taps the expertise of physicians who will ensure that you have a better understanding of such varied topics as:

  • Anesthesia for fetal interventions and children with muscle disorders, pulmonary disease or endocrine disease
  • Preoperative considerations such as evaluation and consultation, pediatric airway issues, and anesthetic neurotoxicity in infants and children
  • Specific surgeries, including trauma, cardiac, orthopedic, thoracic, abdominal and head and neck surgery
  • Anesthesia outside of the OR for diagnostic imaging and pediatric chronic pain management

CME at Your Convenience

This pediatric anesthesia CME provides practicing and training anesthesiologists with the actionable information you need. You’ll earn up to 24.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits via online video or audio MP3 CDs. A printed syllabus is also available.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

General Principles

  • Ethics in Pediatric Anesthesiology - David B. Waisel, MD
  • Why Pediatric Anesthesiologists Matter - Terrence A. Yemen, MD

Preoperative Considerations

  • Pharmacology of Drugs in Children - Charles J. Coté, MD
  • Sedation for Children - Joseph P. Cravero, MD
  • Anesthetic Neurotoxicity in Infants and Children - Andrew Davidson, MBBS
  • Preoperative Evaluation and Consultation - Lynne R. Ferrari, MD
  • Blood Conservation Strategies in Pediatric Anesthesia - Susan M. Goobie, MD
  • The Pediatric Airway - Charles D. Nargozian, MD

Specific Patient Populations

  • Anesthesia for Children with Muscle Disorders - Julianne Bacsik, MD
  • Anesthesia for Fetal Interventions - Roland R. Brusseau, MD
  • Anesthetic Implications of Children with Pulmonary Disease Having General Anesthesia - Barbara A. Castro, MD
  • Neonatal Anesthesia - Jennifer L. Dearden, MD
  • Anesthesia for Preterm Infants - Thomas J. Mancuso, MD
  • Anesthesia for Non-Cardiac Surgery in Children with Congenital Heart Defects - Annette Y. Schure, MD, DEAA
  • Endocrine Disease in Children and Anesthetic Implications - Amy E. Vinson, MD

Specific Surgeries

  • Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia - James A. DiNardo, MD
  • Anesthesia for Major Orthopedic Surgery in Children - Laura Downey, MD
  • Anesthesia for Craniofacial Procedures - John E. Fiadjoe, MD
  • Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery in Children - Gregory B. Hammer, MD
  • Anesthesia for Abdominal/Urogenital Surgery in Children - Jerrold Lerman, MD, FRCPC, FANZCA
  • Pediatric Trauma: Head, Neck, and Abdominal - James Peyton, MBChB, MRCP, FRCA
  • Pediatric Trauma: Orthopedic, Spine, Chest - James Peyton, MBChB, MRCP, FRCA
  • Pediatric Neuroanesthesia - Sulpicio G. Soriano II, MD

Perioperative Care of Children

  • Pediatric Chronic Pain Management - Charles B. Berde, MD, PhD
  • The Pediatric Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU - Richard H. Blum, MD, MSE, FAAP
  • Regional Anesthesia in Children - Karen R. Boretsky, MD
  • Resuscitation of Pediatric Patients - Monica E. Kleinman, MD
  • Anesthesia for Diagnostic Imaging - Mary F. Landrigan-Ossar, MD, PhD
  • Anesthesia for Interventional Radiologic Procedures - Mary F. Landrigan-Ossar, MD, PhD

Course Director

Craig D. McClain, MD, MPH

  • Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Faculty

Julianne Bacsik, MD

  • Senior Associate
  • Department of Anesthesiology
  • Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Charles B. Berde, MD, PhD

  • Sara Page Mayo Chair and Chief
  • Division of Pain Medicine
  • Department of Anesthesiology
  • Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Professor of Anaesthesia (Pediatrics)
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Richard H. Blum, MD, MSE, FAAP

  • Department of Anesthesia
  • Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Karen R. Boretsky, MD

  • Director, Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Program
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Roland R. Brusseau, MD

  • Instructor in Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Assistant in Anesthesia
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Barbara A. Castro, MD

  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics
  • University of Virginia Children’s Hospital
  • Charlottesville, VA

Charles J. Coté, MD

  • Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Senior Anaesthetist
  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Department of Anesthesia
  • Critical Care and Pain Management
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Joseph P. Cravero, MD

  • Senior Associate
  • Department of Anesthesiology
  • Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Andrew Davidson, MBBS

  • Staff Anaesthetist
  • Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Melbourne; Associate Professor
  • Melbourne Medical School
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Victoria, AUSTRALIA

Jennifer L. Dearden, MD

  • Instructor in Anesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Anesthesia Director
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Boston, MA

James A. DiNardo, MD

  • Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia
  • Francis X. McGowan, Jr.
  • Chair in Cardiac Anesthesia
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Laura Downey, MD

  • Clinical Instructor
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Staff Anesthesiologist
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Lynne R. Ferrari, MD

  • Chief, Perioperative Anesthesia
  • Medical Director
  • Perioperative Services
  • Robert M. Smith Professor of Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

John E. Fiadjoe, MD

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Perelman School of Medicine and
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia, PA

 

Susan M. Goobie, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Senior Assistant in Perioperative Anesthesia
  • Clinical Director
  • Quantitative Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics Laboratory
  • Department of Anesthesia
  • Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Gregory B. Hammer, MD

  • Professor of Anesthesia and Pediatrics
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Stanford, CA

Monica E. Kleinman, MD

  • Clinical Director
  • Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • Division of Critical Care Medicine
  • Department of Anesthesia
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Anesthesia (Pediatrics)
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Mary F. Landrigan-Ossar, MD, PhD

  • Senior Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Jerrold Lerman, MBChB, MRCP, FRCA

  • Clinical Professor of Anesthesia
  • Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
  • University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • State University of New York
  • Buffalo, NY; University of Rochester
  • School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Rochester, NY

Thomas J. Mancuso, MD

  • Associate Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Senior Associate in Anesthesia
  • Department of Anesthesia
  • Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Charles D. Nargozian, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Senior Associate in Anesthesia
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

James Peyton, MBChB, MRCP, FRCA

  • Staff Anesthesiologist
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Annette Y. Schure, MD, DEAA

  • Senior Associate in Cardiac Anesthesia
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Sulpicio G. Soriano II, MD

  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neuroanesthesia
  • Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Amy E. Vinson, MD

  • Assistant in Perioperative Anesthesia
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

David B. Waisel, MD

  • Associate Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chairman, Fellow Selection Committee
  • MOR Program Director
  • Senior Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Terrance A. Yemen, MD

  • Departments of Anesthesia and Pediatrics
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Pediatrics
  • Charlottesville, VA

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 24.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Reviewed for Re-release: January 31, 2017
Date of Original Release: December 1, 2013
Date of Credit Termination: January 31, 2020
Estimated Time to Complete: 24.5 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Outline increased knowledge regarding preoperative evaluation and preparation for pediatric patients undergoing procedures requiring sedation and general anesthesia
  • Describe specific considerations for providing anesthesia, pain management, or sedation for pediatric populations of varying ages and levels of neurocognitive development
  • Discuss the relevant aspects of perioperative and anesthetic management of children for a variety of different surgeries
  • Formulate plans for sedation of general anesthesia for children and infants during out-of-OR procedures, such as imaging or procedures performed in the interventional radiology suite
  • Summarize appropriate resuscitation procedures
  • Practice efficient and thorough postoperative care
  • Identify ethical issues in the care of pediatric anesthesia patients in a variety of settings

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