Safer Sedation/Analgesia by Non-Anesthesiologists-November 2015

Chicago, IL US
November 9, 2015

Non-anesthesia practitioners should receive regular training in sedation pre-assessment, pharmacology, monitoring, rescue and regulatory concerns in order to administer moderate and deep sedation safely and in compliance with Medical Center policy. This course is designed to meet this need and to assess airway rescue maneuvers. This education not only ensures compliance with relevant regulatory agencies, but helps assure the safety of sedation services at the University of Chicago stays at a high level.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other allied health professionals in the Anesthesiology specialty.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participants should be able to:

  • Recite the monitoring needs and devices used during sedation;
  • State basic pharmacology of sedative and analgesic agents and their reversal agents;
  • Perform airway rescue maneuvers to support ventilation.


Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Yvonne Kennedy
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
773) 702-5307
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation
Event starts: 
11/09/2015 - 3:00pm
Event ends: 
11/09/2015 - 6:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Center For Care and Discovery
5700 S Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

David Glick, MD, MBA
Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Medical Director, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit

Allan Klock, MD
Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Vice-Chairman for Clinical Affairs

Mark Nunnally, MD
Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Program Director, Critical Care Fellowship
Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education 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 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.


For complete activity information, visit the conference website or download the brochure below.


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