In 2007, the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) refined the CME requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and required that 20 CME hours must be patient safety-focused educational hours. ASA responded to this new requirement and created the Anesthesia Patient Safety Editorial Board (APSEB), charging the board with producing and promoting patient safety material for our members and ABA diplomates. David Martin, M.D., was named editor-in-chief and served in that capacity until last year when he stepped down to meet term limit stipulations within the ASA bylaws and also to assume the role of Section on Education and Research chair. Under Dr. Martin’s leadership, the ASA Education Center currently hosts more than 40 patient safety modules covering a wide range of topics, all of which are conveniently available online and help fulfill patient safety CME requirement for Part 2 of the ABA MOCA®. In 2016, physicians and anesthesiologist...
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Articles| March 2017
Anesthesia Patient Safety Editorial Board (APSEB) - ASA Continues to Take the Lead in Patient Safety
ASA Monitor March 2017, Vol. 81, 22–23.
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Tetsu (Butch) Uejima; Anesthesia Patient Safety Editorial Board (APSEB) - ASA Continues to Take the Lead in Patient Safety. ASA Monitor 2017; 81:22–23
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