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ASA offers a breadth of courses that align with your learning goals, keeping you at the forefront of the specialty. ASA courses can:

  • Help to identify and fill knowledge gaps
  • Test your knowledge of current concepts 
  • Help you stay current on the latest in the specialty  

ASA Best-Sellers 

ACE Program - 14A is now available!
Test your knowledge of established anesthesia knowledge with ACE, a self-study CME program.

Fundamentals of Patient Safety
Case studies, quizzes and exercises within the course provide ample opportunity to apply patient safety concepts to the practice of anesthesiology.

ASA's most efficient delivery of education is now available. Quick-paced, quality education, quantitative results. 

Safe Sedation Training – Moderate (SSTmoderate)
Ensure that non-anesthesiologist physician and team members providing Moderate Sedation have the critical clinical information and best practice guidance for their care of routine patients undergoing moderate sedation care.

SEE Program - 33A is now available!

Save time researching and help assess your knowledge of emerging anesthesia concepts with content aggregated from more than 40 international medical journals with the SEE program.

Free Education

Gaining Insight into the Mechanisms of Action Associated with the Reversal of Neuromuscular Blockade

Integrating a Multimodal Approach to Post-Operative Pain Management

ASA Education Center

Anesthesia-Advanced Circulatory Life Support (A-ACLS): First Response to Circulatory Crisis in the OR
The course includes multiple scenarios with the opportunity to make first-response decisions to cardiac situations in the operating room.

ASA/SCA Basic Perioperative TEE 
The focus is on the basic hemodynamic state, ventricular function and valve pathology, which has been categorized into those that are likely to cause hemodynamic compromise or those that may not.

ASA Series on Medical Ethics NEW!
Create a culture that upholds the respect for (and ethical concerns of) patients and their families. Earn CME in ethics or end-of-life care with this series that provides a foundation for educational institutions, physicians and other healthcare workers to be able to remotely experience ethics education and learn methods to analyze clinical ethics situations.

Journal CME Program
ASA’s journal, Anesthesiology®, offers a CME program linked to its articles chosen from each month’s issue accompanied with thought-provoking questions.

Patient Safety Highlights
These sessions recorded at previous ANESTHESIOLOGY annual meetings build from the knowledge of professional colleagues.

Patient Safety Modules
The interactive online CME course covers patient safety principles, reinforced with anesthesia specific scenarios, examples and resources. Reducing risk means increasing patient safety by developing a patient safety culture through communication and teamwork.

Practice Management
A variety of resources are offered to help meet the demands of operating a successful practice. These educational offerings are designed to help improve practice efficiencies and patient safety.

Problem-Based Learning Discussions
This online viewing program presents the cases discussed during the PBLD Program at prior annual meetings. Read each objective, review the model discussions and references, and embark upon an individual study program to identify and solve the problems posed in each case.

2015 Problem-Based Learning Discussions
2014 Problem-Based Learning Discussions
2012 Problem-Based Learning Discussions

Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology CME Programs
Newly designed! Stay up to date with peer-reviewed lectures on current theory, practice and clinical interest presented at prior annual meetings.

Refresher Course Lectures Outlines
Perfect for research, sharpening your skills or as a teaching reference, this program include detailed summaries of the Refresher Course Lectures presented at prior annual meetings.
2015 Refresher Course Lecture Outlines
2014 Refresher Course Lecture Outlines
2013 Refresher Course Lecture Outlines

Anesthesia SimSTAT – Coming soon! 
For the first time, practicing physicians will be able to participate in high-fidelity simulation scenarios within a gaming environment to fulfill their continuing medical education requirements and to improve performance in the management of anesthesia emergencies. 

Safe Sedation Training – Deep (SSTdeep) – Coming soon! 
ASA educational programs help you ensure that non-anesthesiologist physicians seeking privileges for sedation meet the highest standards for patent safety. 

Self-Assessment Module – Pain Medicine (SAM-PM)  
This self-study CME program covers established knowledge in the subspecialty field of pain medicine.

Self-Assessment Module - Obstetrics (SAM-OB) Now available!
Assess your knowledge of obstetric anesthesia with the newest self-assessment module, SAM-OB.

Self-Assessment Module – Pediatrics (SAM-PEDs) 
Evaluate your understanding of pediatric anesthesia and develop a strategy for filling knowledge gaps at your own pace with the new SAM-PEDs program.

Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia (UGRA) Education and Clinical Training Portfolio
The program guides participants through specific criteria to demonstrate knowledge and achievement in UGRA procedures. Progressively build knowledge through participation in specific CME activities and validate experience via case log documentation.