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Anesthesia Camp Grand Cayman 2014 CME

January 29 - February 1, 2014
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to: Treat anemia and/or hypovolemia; diagnose and treat coagulopathies; reduce the rate of ‘never events'; provide anesthetics to elderly patients that hopefully maximize rapid recovery of function and discharge.  

The Duke University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 24.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.(General Session=22 credits; Optional Sail=2 Credits for a total of 24 CME Credits)

Venue: Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman
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