General Surgery-Part I: Preoperative Evaluation

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

General Surgery-Part I: Preoperative Evaluation

Learning Objectives

  1. Screen patients for risk factors before they undergo surgical procedures and report subsequent risks to the patient’s surgical care team.
  2. Evaluate patients for preoperative cardiac risk according to the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association’s 2007 clinical guidelines.
  3. Distinguish the necessary components of a preoperative cardiac risk assessment.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
09/01/2012
Course expires: 
08/31/2015
Parent activity set: 

Americo D. Fraboni, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2012
Course expires: 
08/31/2015
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