CMS has conducted courses for anesthesia residents since 1994, and for all Harvard Medical School-affiliated faculty since 2001. With our endorsement by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, we offer programs for private practice and academic anesthesiologists who wish to challenge themselves and develop and practice their crisis management skills.
Crisis Management Training
for Practicing Anesthesiologists
Meets the MOCA® Part IV Simulation Requirement
The Center for Medical Simulation (CMS) is offering intensive one day workshops in Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management (ACRM) for all anesthesiologists that will meet the MOCA® Part IV simulation requirement. These workshops have been approved for continuing education credits by the CRICO/Risk Management foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions. CRICO/RMF is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CRICO/RMF designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.This activity is designed to be suitable for 7.5 hours of Risk Management Study in Massachusetts.
CMS Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management workshops are designed for those anesthesiologists seeking to practice their skills in managing critical events. The overall focus of these workshops is on learning the type of teamwork and generic skills needed when managing any kind of infrequent but critical event in anesthesia and opportunities will be made available to learn skills in managing certain specific events. During the workshops, participants requiring MOCA® certification will each have a turn as the primary anesthesiologist caring for the patient.
The Center for Medical Simulation is an endorsed program in the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ Simulation Education Network, and has ensured that this workshop complies with the American Board of Anesthesiologists’ Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesia MOCA® Part IV simulation requirements. MOCA® is a registered certification mark of The American Board of Anesthesiology, Inc.
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