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                           Welcome from the Program Co-Chair



The AOCA Annual Convention - Vital Anesthesia Practice Optimization Review provides educational activities for physician anesthesiologists, fellows, residents, non-physician allied health professionals, and medical students who are interested in anesthesiology. AOCA supports a multi-disciplinary and inter-professional approach to continuing medical education and patient care.

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On Demand viewing will be available for participants to view until December 31, 2022. The On Demand registration option does allow attendees to earn  AOA Category 1-A credits.
$500 Member 
$700 Non-Member Physician
$300 Retired Member 
$400 Allied Health Professional 
$25 Resident 
$25 Student 
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The American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiologists designates this program for a maximum of 31.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

AMA Accreditation Statement

Acknowledgement of Financial Commercial Support

Financial commercial support was received for this educational activity from Montefiore Medical Center and AudioDigest/Wolters Kluwer.

Acknowledgement of In-Kind Commercial Support

In-kind commercial support was received for this educational activity from Konica Minolta Healthcare in the form of ten ultrasound systems.

Satisfactory Completion 

Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.  

Joint Accreditation Statement

Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiologists.Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Physician Assistants

PAs may claim a maximum of 31.50 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Nurse Practitioners

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) recognizes the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as approved accreditors and allow reciprocity for AANPCP continuing education credit. Maximum of 31.50 hours.

Objectives - After Attending This Program You Should Be Able To

  1. identify and implement evidence-based medicine and current guidelines into their current anesthesia practice.
  2. identify and discuss steps to improve their professional career development and personal well-being.
  3. review and discuss new technologies and advances in Anesthesiology and how to incorporate them into their practice.

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest

The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco.  All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved.  (C7 SCS 6.1-­‐6.2, 6.5)

All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed in the agenda. If their name is not listed below, they disclosed that they had no financial relationships with a commercial interest.

First Name

Last Name

Commercial Interest:Relationship



Medtronic :Speakers Bureau,Nevro :Speakers Bureau,Biotronik :Consultant,Spinal Simplicity :Consultant,Spinal Simplicity :Speakers Bureau,Omnia Medical :Consultant


Dale Peterson

Medtronic:Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member



Pacira Life Sciences, INC:Consultant,Konica Minolta US:Consultant






Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation and Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research:Research Grant Overall Principal Investigator





Corporate Supporter Information

AOCA is grateful for our exhibitors who brought connection and opportunities to our attendees in Phoenix. We highly value our industry supporters and can't thank them enough for being a part of this great event! 

Thank You to our 2022 Annual Convention Supporters!


 Questions about the conference? Contact [email protected]