All anesthesiologists who completed their residency training by Oct 1, 2016 will be required to take the Objective Standardized Clinical Exam (OSCE) along with the Standard Oral Exams. Our OSCE Online Recordings and Practice Tests courses provide an up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive review of essential OSCE skills. Our comprehensive OSCE programs consists of 2 parts:
1. Online Recordings
|1||Communication and Professionalism: Informed Consent, Treatment Options, Peri-procedural Complications, Ethical Issues, Communication with Other Professionals, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement|
|2||Monitors: ECG, AL, CVP, PAC, CO, MvO2, SpO2, ETCO2, Air Flow, TV, RR, FVL, Temp, Perioperative Cardiac/Respiratory Events, Perioperative Emergencies, Ventilation Modes|
|3||Ultrasonography: Vascular Cannulation (IJ, Cubital Fossa Veins, Radial Artery, Femoral Vessels), Nerve Blocks (Interscalene, Supraclavicular, TAP, Femoral, Adductor Canal, Popliteal). (Note: The ABA will not test Ultrasonography in 2021)|
|4||Echocardiography: 11 Basic Views (ME 4C, ME 2C, ME LAX, ME Asc Ao LAX, ME Asc Ao SAX, ME Ao SAX, ME RVI/O, ME BC, TC MP SAX, Desc Ao SAX, Desc Ao LAX), Conditions (Biventricular Function and Wall Motion, ASD, Volume and Response to Rx, Pulmonary Emboli, Air Emboli, Basic Valve Lesions, Pericardial Effusions, Ao Dissection)|
|5||Quality Improvement: IHA’s Triple Aim, 6 Sigma, DMAIC, RCA, PDSA|
Recordings of Online sessions are available in our Video Library.
2. Online Practice Tests
Each Online Practice Test Set (A and B) consists of 3 Test Sessions on 3 consecutive Friday Evenings (6-8 PM CST), covering TEE, Communication and Professionalism, and Monitoring. Test questions will be presented to the group and responses will be solicited from individual attendees with their permission. All questions will be followed by detailed review and modeled responses by Dr. Ho. (Ultrasonography will not be included because it will not be tested by the ABA in 2021.)
Schedule for 2021:
|Set A||Jan 29, 2021||TEE||Online|
|Feb 5, 2021||Communication + Professionalism||Online|
|Feb 12, 2021||Monitoring||Online|
|Set B||Feb 19, 2021||TEE||Online|
|Feb 26, 2021||Communication + Professionalism||Online|
|Mar 6, 2021, 2021||Monitoring||Online|
The OSCE Online Recordings or Practice Tests can be purchased separately for $395 each. Alternately, both can be purchased for $695 ($100 discount). Learn, practice, and perfect your OSCE skills – all at the level of a Perioperative Consultant.
- OSCE Recordings:
- Online access to Recorded OSCE Sessions until test date.
- Comprehensive review of Communication and Professionalism for OSCE.
- Comprehensive review of BASIC TEE for OSCE.
- Comprehensive review of Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access for OSCE.
- Comprehensive review of Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia for OSCE.
- Onsite OSCE “HOT SEATS” Exams: Learn, Watch, Do, REPEAT.
- Online OSCE “HOT SEATS” Simulations: Learn, Watch, Do, REPEAT.
- Opportunity to purchase OSCE WebMocks from expert examiners.
- Opportunity to sign up for 4- or 6-Day Course held in daytime before OSCEs.