NorthShore Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesia MOCA® Simulation Course Dec '15

Evanston, IL US
December 12, 2015

Need to complete a Simulation Course for Part IV of MOCA?

NorthShore Center for Simulation and Innovation - Endorsed by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), we offer a fun and engaging simulation course in a collegial learning environment. We strive to provide high quality simulation training that is pertinent to the practicing anesthesiologist with a focus on personal growth and quality improvement. We use high fidelity immersive simulation to teach crisis resource management to attending anesthesiologists. As well as, instructor led simulation and debriefing to improve self-awareness, reflective learning and communication skills.

Please see our website for more details.

Members of ASA and the simulation community will benefit from this Program as it promotes patient safety through refinement of training and team enhancement. This simulation course fulfills one requirement of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program (MOCA®) Part IV. Please consult the ABA website for a list of all MOCA® requirements.

Target Audience

This course has been designed for anesthesiologists to satisfy their MOCA® requirements.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

1. Recognize the emotional stress that can occur during crisis;

2. Use reflective learning and self-awareness to assess personal performance;

3. Recognize external pressures such and distractions that may occur during crisis situations;

4. Perform scenario specific procedural tasks;

5. Use closed loop communication during crisis management.


Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Pam Aitchison
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(847) 570-4863
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.25 Participation
Event starts: 
12/12/2015 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
12/12/2015 - 3:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
NorthShore Grainger Center for Simulation and Innovation
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
United States


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 University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For complete activity information, visit the course registration website.


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