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2019 Course Dates

9/28/19- This course date is full. Please contact CSEAC@osumc.edu to be added to a waitlist. 

Course Time
All of our courses run from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm 
(Registration opens at 7:30 am)

Prior Hall - 6th Floor
376 West 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Price and Payment information 
Non-OSU Physicians/Healthcare Professionals  -  $1800
OSU Faculty and Alumni   -  $1600

***Please note: currently the only form of payment we can accept is check. Instructions will be e-mailed to you after you have registered. ***

Cancellation Policy
Due to costs incurred as a result of your registration transaction, a $100 cancellation fee will be assessed to your refund if you decide to cancel your registration.  Refunds will only be issued if we are given 2 weeks or more advanced notice. 

Maximum Registrations
There are a maximum of 9 registrations per course date. There are no exceptions to this limit.  We can place you on a waitlist if your desired course date is full. 

Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
  1. Effectively manage a critical event as a “hot-seat” participant in which a patient experiences an unexpected critical hemodynamic event.
  2. Appropriately manage a significant case of hypoxemia, hypotension, ACLS, or difficult airway.
  3. Demonstrate effective communication during a perioperative crisis situation and provide self-reflection on performance during group debriefing.
  4. Demonstrate effective team leadership and utilize resources effectively during a crisis management scenario.
  5. Use examples from simulation activities and reflective debriefing to generate a practice improvement plan at his/her home institution.

Routine cases comprise the majority of what practicing anesthesiologists see regularly during day-to-day practice.  On the other hand, serious or critical events, while infrequent, require prompt
recognition and appropriate management. When a critical event occurs, the timely and correct response by the physician can make the difference between life and death for the patient. 

Simulation provides a means to re-create unusual, atypical, or rare events in order for physicians and healthcare teams to gain practice in recognizing and responding to these situations. Debriefing provides an additional learning opportunity, as participants discuss with their peers their decision making, actions and teamwork. Finally, practitioner performance can be objectively assessed during standardized simulated activities. For all of these reasons, simulation training in Anesthesiology provides an important practice improvement and assessment tool.

The format of this course will be a live, participatory event. The educational design of the activity will be simulated case scenarios followed by a series of small group debriefing exercises. After an introduction to the simulation space, learners will be given a clinical scenario in the simulated OR, using a high-fidelity manikin.  Participants will respond to critical events individually and as teams (with all participants having a chance to rotate through the "hot seat").  Following the scenarios structured debriefing will be led by faculty experts. The course will allow participants to reflect on their performance and discuss ways they can improve their practice in the future. The course is not pass/fail, but active participation in managing simulated patients and group discussion is required. 

The course is designed to improve knowledge about approaches to a difficult airway, to improve technical competence, and to introduce strategies to optimize interpersonal communication and team performance during a crisis. Participants will leave with new ideas for system-based improvements they can incorporate into their practice.

ACCME Accreditation and Designation Statements
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Clinical Skills Education and Assessment Center at the Ohio State University and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. The Clinical Skills Education and Assessment Center at the Ohio State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you have any questions regarding the course please contact Kelli Kaiser at kelli.kaiser@osumc.edu​ or (614) 292-9435.