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ASA® Members Earn Free CME with Journal CME Program

Read the journal article and successfully complete the three-question post-test online to earn CME credits. Learn more at Journal CME 2022. 

As of January 2020, ASA is no longer offering individual monthly Journal CME. It is only available via an annual subscription. 

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2022 Journal CME Articles

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April 2022
Pregnancy and Labor Epidural Effects on Gastric Emptying: A Prospective Comparative Study

March 2022
Epidural Analgesia and Recurrence after Colorectal Cancer Surgery: A Danish Retrospective Registry-based Cohort Study

February 2022
Preoperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Identify Frailty and Predict Postoperative Outcomes: A Diagnostic Accuracy Study

January 2022
Perioperative Pulmonary Atelectasis: Part II. Clinical Implications

2021 Journal CME Articles

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December 2021
Sleep, Pain, and Cognition: Modifiable Targets for Optimal Perioperative Brain Health

November 2021
Persistent Postoperative Opioid Prescription Fulfillment and Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Ambulatory Shoulder Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study 

October 2021
Anticoagulation Monitoring for Perioperative Physicians 

September 2021
Anemia: Perioperative Risk and Treatment Opportunity

August 2021
Viscoelastic Coagulation Testing: Use and Current Limitations in Perioperative Decision-making

July 2021
Safety of Tranexamic Acid in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty in High-risk Patients 

June 2021
Perioperative Management of Patients for Whom Transfusion Is Not an Option

May 2021
Burnout Rate and Risk Factors among Anesthesiologists in the United States
Changes in Respiratory Muscle Thickness during Mechanical Ventilation: Focus on Expiratory Muscles

April 2021
Management of Patient–Ventilator Asynchrony

March 2021
Perioperative Platelet Transfusions

February 2021
Clinical Effectiveness of Liposomal Bupivacaine Administered by Infiltration or Peripheral Nerve Block to Treat Postoperative Pain: A Narrative Review
Perineural Liposomal Bupivacaine Is Not Superior to Nonliposomal Bupivacaine for Peripheral Nerve Block Analgesia: A Systematic Review and Metaanalysis

January 2021

Perioperative Temperature Management

2020 Journal CME Articles

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December 2020
Perioperative Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

November 2020

Cryoneurolysis and Percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulation to Treat Acute Pain: A Narrative Review

October 2020

Using Dynamic Variables to Guide Perioperative Fluid Management

September 2020

Prehabilitation for the Anesthesiologist

August 2020

Perioperative Management of Oral Glucose-lowering Drugs in the Patient with Type 2 Diabetes

July 2020

Assessing and Reversing the Effect of Direct Oral Anticoagulants on Coagulation

June 2020

Perioperative Management of Patients Infected with the Novel Coronavirus: Recommendation from the Joint Task Force of the Chinese Society of Anesthesiology and Chinese Association of Anesthesiologists

April 2020

Cannabis Use Disorder and Perioperative Outcomes in Major Elective Surgeries: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis

Subomohyoid Anterior Suprascapular Block versus Interscalene Block for Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery: A Multicenter Randomized Trial

March 2020

Controversies in Perioperative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis

Ultrasound-guided Medial Branch Blocks, Facet Joint, and Multifidus Muscle Injections: How It Is Done under One Needle Insertion Point!

February 2020

Associations of Intraoperative Radial Arterial Systolic, Diastolic, Mean, and Pulse Pressures with Myocardial and Acute Kidney Injury after Noncardiac Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis


January 2020

Perioperative Acute Kidney Injury

2019 Journal CME Articles

December 2019

Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Ambulatory Shoulder Surgery: A Population-based Cohort Study of Outcomes and Resource Utilization

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November 2019

Four-factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate for the Management of Patients Receiving Direct Oral Activated Factor X Inhibitors

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October 2019

Management of Difficult Tracheal Intubation: A Closed Claims Analysis

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