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Anesthesia MOCA Simulation Course - Simulation Based Education for Practicing Anesthesiologists - October 4, 2019

Phoenix, AZ US
October 4, 2019

Course Directors: Andrew Murray, M.D., Christopher A. Thunberg, M.D.

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) Simulation Based Education for Practicing Anesthesiologists: This is a one-day simulation experience providing credit towards fulfillment of  Part IV - Practice Performance Assessment and Improvement (PPAI)  - in the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) MOCA program.

Registration Fee: $1,500.00


Target Audience

This course is designed for Anesthesiologists.

Learning Objectives

After completing simulations involving the following topics, participants should be able to develop a practice improvement plan that will be submitted to the ABA in accordance with their explicit instructions.

  • The ongoing management of significant hemodynamic instability in a patient receiving anesthesia for a surgical procedure.
  • Intra or post-operative management of a patient who develops significant hypoxemia from any cause including difficult airway management.
  • Principles and practices of effective teamwork in the peri-operative setting.
  • Knowledge and practice of the ASA difficult Airway Algorithm.
  • Management of patients with untoward and reactions to anesthetic care.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/04/2019 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
10/04/2019 - 3:30pm
Mayo Clinic Hospital - Multidisciplinary Simulation Center
5777 E. Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States

Lodging Information:

Residence Inn Desert View at Mayo Clinic
5665 E. Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
(480) 563-1500 or (800) 331-3131
(Located on the Mayo Clinic Phoenix Campus)

J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 E. Marriott Drive
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
(480) 293-5000 or (877) 622-3140
(Located approximately 1.9 miles from the Mayo Clinic Phoenix Campus)

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.


Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.25 Attendance


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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $200 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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