CME Credits – 2024 Annual Meeting

Meeting registrants will receive an email after the meeting with links to complete session evaluations and claim CME Credit. 

Claiming Credit

Registered attendees will receive a link to claim credits after the meeting has ended.

After having completed the activity and its associated evaluations, you will need to claim credit by selecting the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ option. You will also have the opportunity to claim MOCA points. For physicians who select the MOCA option, this information will be transmitted automatically to the ACCME for verification of MOC points with the ABA.

If you are a nonphysician who is not eligible to earn AMA PRA Category 1™ credits, you will have the opportunity to claim proof of participation in Continuing Education (CE) and earn contact hours.

You can claim CME for this activity for up to 60 days after the live event (i.e., no later than Sunday, 18-AUG-2024).

Activity Overview

Findings from new research and the evolution of anesthesiology practice based on emerging evidence create an inherent gap between existing practice and new practice models. The purpose of the  Annual Meeting is to provide an evidence-based and clinically oriented educational activity that will improve competence and performance in the anesthesiology specialty, resulting in improved patient care and outcomes.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for anesthesiologists, anesthesiologists-in-training, anesthesia investigators, and allied health professionals who conduct research, practice, or intend to practice in any area of general anesthesia, subspecialty anesthesia, or pain management.

Learning Objectives

After having completed this activity, you will be able to :

  1. Describe the latest developments in critical care, perioperative medicine, pain management, and other anesthesiology subspecialty areas.
  2. Evaluate gaps in their knowledge, behavior, and patient outcomes that may result in a need for additional education and
  3. Develop and apply strategies for integrating new knowledge and behaviors into their professional

Credit Designation Statement

The IARS designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

The International Anesthesia Research Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA®)


This activity offers up to 16.5 CME credits, of which 18.5 credits contribute the patient safety CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology™ (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website,, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.

Commercial Support

The IARS acknowledges FUJIFILM, Sonosite, Inc. for their in-kind support of an equipment loan for use in the workshops; Laerdal Medical for their in-kind support of a manikin loan for use in the workshops; Sheehan Medical LLC for their donation of cardiac pathology scanning simulation in a workshop; and Edwards Lifesciences, Takeda, and PASCALL Systems, Inc. for their sponsorships. 


The IARS makes every effort to develop CME activities that are independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information free from commercial bias or commercial influence. The IARS has implemented mechanisms requiring everyone in a position to control content to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. Disclosure of any or no relationships is made available in advance of all educational activities.

The IARS evaluates the disclosures and, if necessary, resolves any conflicts of interest prior to the start of the activity. Individuals who refuse or fail to provide the required disclosures are disqualified from being a planning committee member, teacher, or author of CME, and cannot have control of, or responsibility for, the development, management, presentation or evaluation of the CME activity.

Click here for a list of those in control of content who have disclosed a relevant financial interest. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

The remaining planners, speakers, and others in a position to control content of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships and have no conflicts of interest.


The information provided in this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.