Unique Aspects of Perioperative Arrest

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Class A Credits: 1

Pharmacology Credits: 0.25

Format: Video

Run time: 60 mins

Course Launch Date: 11/1/19

Course Expires: 2/25/22

CRNAs will obtain evidence-based treatment guidelines to aid in the management of unique arrest scenarios encountered in the perioperative setting. This information will allow anesthesia providers to tailor management to the unique elements of the operative milieu.


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A minimum passing score of 80% is required to pass this course. You have TWO opportunities to achieve a passing score. If you fail to achieve a passing score of 80%, you will not receive CE credit for this course.

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  • Compare differences in perioperative arrest and out-of-OR arrest.
  • Employ team dynamics to facilitate crisis management during intraoperative arrest.
  • Evaluate perioperative arrest scenarios that require unique management in the context of this setting.

Crystal O’Guin, DNP, CRNA

Assistant Professor at Georgetown University

Crystal O’Guin, DNP, CRNA is an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University in the DNAP program and a practicing CRNA in Memphis, TN. Ms. O’Guin worked at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital where she maintained the role of Course Director for the ACLS and PALS programs at the hospital from 2009 to 2015.


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