Case Conference: Thyroidectomy in a Patient with Sickle Cell Disease

Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 6:30 a.m.

This Anesthesiology Grand Rounds event will take place on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 6:30 A.M. Attendance for this event will only be available through Zoom.

CME Information

Needs Statement

Physicians, faculty, anesthesiologists, fellows, residents and medical students at Baylor College of Medicine need to be regularly updated with new advances and guidelines in anesthesiology to increase clinical knowledge, and implement them in clinical practice to improve competence and enhance the quality of patient care and outcomes.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Recall the pathogens and anesthetic considerations of sickle cell disease.
  • Evaluate and manage intraoperative hyperthermia.
  • Anticipate and manage complications associated with thyroidectomies.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Medical Students
  • Fellows
  • Residents

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Director

  1. Jaime Ortiz, M.D., M.B.A.

    Jaime Ortiz, M.D., M.B.A.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

Disclosure Policy

The Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based, accurate, current, and objectively presented. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial SupportSM, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) has implemented a mechanism requiring everyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity (e.g., directors, planning committee members, contributors, peer reviewers) to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests (drug/device companies) and manage/resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. Individuals must disclose to participants the existence or non-existence of financial relationships: 1) at the time of the activity or within 12 months prior; and 2) of their spouses/partners.

Baylor College of Medicine does not view the existence of interests or relationships with commercial entities as implying bias or decreasing the value of a presentation. It is up to the participants to determine whether the interests or relationships influence the presenter with regard to exposition or conclusions.

If at any time during this activity you feel that there has been commercial or promotional bias, please inform us by using the commercial bias comments box in the evaluation form. Please answer the questions about balance in the CME activity evaluation candidly.

Disclosures

The following individual(s) has/have reported financial or other relationship(s) with commercial entities whose products/services may relate to the educational content of this activity:

Presenter

  1. Kevin Tzan, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Kevin Tzan, M.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

Program Director

  1. Jaime Ortiz, M.D., M.B.A.

    Jaime Ortiz, M.D., M.B.A.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

Planning Committee Members

  1. Lee Chang, M.D.

    Lee Chang, M.D.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  2. Christian DuMont, M.D.

    Christian DuMont, M.D.

    Anesthesiology Resident
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  3. Jaime Ortiz, M.D., M.B.A.

    Jaime Ortiz, M.D., M.B.A.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  4. Connie Tran, M.D.

    Connie Tran, M.D.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

CME Credit Available

You may claim CME credit after watching this activity.

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Presenter:

  1. Kevin Tzan, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Kevin Tzan, M.D.

    Assistant Professor Baylor College of Medicine