Critical Event Team Training MOCA® Course for Anesthesiologists

The OHSU Department of Anesthesiology is offering simulation-based CME and MOCA®(part IV) opportunities for practicing anesthesiologists. This course is in keeping with the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) Maintenance of Certification guidelines. This day-long simulation-based course leverages crisis resource management principles to provide the participant with an enriched opportunity to experience common and uncommon critical events in anesthesia practice. The faculty use multiple teaching strategies to reinforce the concepts that have been identified as critical within the quality and patient safety movement.

The OHSU Anesthesia Simulation Service is an ASA Endorsed Simulation Program and as such part of the ASA Simulation Education Network. It is recognized for its high quality and ability to deliver simulation-based continuing education for practicing anesthesiologists. 

Course schedule

7:30 – 8:00 am: Registration 
Morning: Critical Event Training Part I: Core Concepts, Simulation Scenarios & Group Learning 
Working Lunch: Interactive Session: Multi-tasking in the OR 
Afternoon: Critical Event Training Part II: Simulation Scenarios & Group Learning 
Sessions include multiple scenarios and interactive discussions. 


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians

CME credit

OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

MOCA® credit

This simulation course fulfills one requirement of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program (MOCA®). Please consult the ABA website,, for a list of all MOCA® requirements 


OHSU Department of Anesthesiology adheres to a strict confidentiality policy. All and any activity within the simulation course is kept entirely confidential and any recordings are destroyed.