Simulation for Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology: The First Two Years - American Board of Medical Specialties

This article discusses mannequin-based simulation, providing a background on the development and first two years of a simulation-based Continuing Medical Education (CME) course for Maintenance of Certification (MOC), the first use in MOC of mannequin-based simulation. The Workgroup on Simulation Education was created to explore simulation education among the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) members. The results of the Workgroup’s tasks transitioned to a committee that saw the ASA working with the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) to create the curriculum and format for MOC-Anesthesiology (MOCA) simulation courses.

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