Perioperative Medicine: 2022 Video Recordings Package

Internal Medicine Course Recordings

ACP’s seven-hour collection of course lectures and discussions is tailored specifically to meet the evolving needs of practicing internists who care for patients with medical comorbidities undergoing surgical procedures.

Expert clinician-educators cover:

  • guidelines and best practices for preoperative laboratory testing, perioperative medication use, and common anesthesia-related issues.
  • preoperative validated risk assessment tools, strategies to mitigate risk, and management of patients with a variety of pre- and postsurgery cardiac and pulmonary problems. 
  • postoperative nausea and vomiting, preoperative blood pressure control, and fasting before surgery
  • postoperative nausea and vomiting, preoperative blood pressure control, and fasting before surgery.
  • managing perioperative medications; preoperative cardiac findings (abnormal ECGs, aortic murmurs, pacemakers, AICD devices)
  • management of cardiac-indicated antiplatelet agents and the appropriate use of direct oral anticoagulants in the perioperative period, which will include rescue and reversal agents for emergent surgery.
  • key management strategies for frail, elderly patients; patients with chronic kidney disease; and patients with substance use disorders.
  • using the target-specific anticoagulants
  • managing cannabis, suboxone, and methadone

Course Director:

Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM
Professor, Medicine & Surgery, Associate Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Vascular Medicine/Jefferson Vascular Department, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA


Up to 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and MOC Points
Expires June 20, 2025   active


Discounted to Members


Video Recordings


Internal Medicine Course Recordings

ACP’s dynamic, on-demand course recordings are a series of lectures and discussions presented in seven or fourteen hour packages on high-yield topics, applicable to daily patient care.