Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Anesthesiology Volume 55, Issue 11: Quality Improvement/Safety in Anesthesiology

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F. Kayser Enneking, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology; Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation; Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs, University of Florida, Gainesville, presented on Seven Deadly Sins of Quality Improvement, and Kenneth F. Kuchta, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, presented on Safety in Anesthesiology: Role Model or Room for Improvement?

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Anesthesiology Volume 55, Issue 11: Quality Improvement/Safety in Anesthesiology.

The goals of this program are to improve the effectiveness of process improvement and increase patient safety in the operating room. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Identify barriers to process improvement
2. Use real-time feedback to improve data and increase compliance
3. Evaluate data on anesthesia-related mortality rates
4. Implement hand hygiene strategies that reduce intraoperative bacterial cross-contamination
5. Eliminate potential sources of contamination from the anesthesia work station

The original programs were presented by F. Kayser Enneking, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology; Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation; Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs, University of Florida, Gainesville, and Kenneth F. Kuchta, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.

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