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Review Session for Certification Exams

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									Presented by the Certification Committee
Academy of Surgical Research
2010 Annual Meeting
Introduction
 Participation is encouraged. This is your review
  session. If a question is thrown out to the audience,
  take a chance and offer an answer. We want you
  thinking.
 Time does not allow this to be all inclusive. An
  attempt is made to highlight key topics, with emphasis
  on areas that people have had trouble with in the past.
 The first few topics will apply to all levels. Final topics
  will apply to SRT and SRS.
Basic Information
 Application deadline is April 15th
 Make sure you include all of the requested
 documentation to prevent a delay in acceptance
   Relevant education
   Case log covering a 12 month period
   Narratives
   Completed application
   Signatures
   Distribution of Questions - SRA
                                                 Surgical Research Anesthetist
Subject                                                                          Distribution

Rodent and Large Animal Anatomy and Physiology                                    ~15-25%

Rodent and Large Animal Analgesia
          Pain Assessment                                                         ~20-30%
          Drugs
Rodent and Large Animal Anesthesia
   Inhalant Anesthesia
                                                                                  ~15-30%
   Injectable Anesthesia
   Equipement
Pre-, peri-, and post-operative care                                              ~15-25%

Dose Calculations                                                                 ~10-20%

Regulation review
                                                                                   ~5-15%
   AVMA, IACUC, AWA, USDA, AAALAC, Controlled Substances

Emergency Techniques
  Recognition
                                                                                  ~10-20%
   Drug Action/Selection
   Fluid Therapy & Replacement
Aseptic Procedures
   Surgical Suite Management, Maintenance
   Record Keeping                                                                  ~5-10%
   Sterilization Processes
   Surgical Preparation

Radiology and Imaging Techniques                                                   ~1-5%
  Distribution of Questions - SRT
                                                     Surgical Research Technician

Subject                                                                             Distribution

Rodent and Large Animal Anatomy and Physiology                                       ~15-25%


Rodent and Large Animal Analgesia
          Pain Assessment                                                            ~15-25%

          Drugs
Surgical Knowledge
   General Knowledge
   Terminology                                                                       ~10-20%

   Procedures and Techniques
   Catheter and Alzet Pump Implant

Suture Knowledge
   Suture Type and Size                                                              ~10-20%
   Suture Patterns
Wound Healing                                                                        ~5-10%

Instruments
   Identification                                                                    ~10-15%

   Proper Usage
Radiology and Imaging Techniques                                                      ~2-5%
Rodent and Large Animal Anesthesia
   Inhalant Anesthesia
                                                                                     ~10-20%
   Injectable Anesthesia
   Equipement
Pre-, peri-, and post-operative care                                                 ~10-15%

Dose Calculations                                                                    ~5-10%

Regulation review
                                                                                     ~5-10%
   AVMA, IACUC, AWA, USDA, AAALAC, Controlled Substances


Emergency Techniques
   Recognition
                                                                                     ~5-10%
   Drug Action/Selection
   Fluid Therapy & Replacement
Aseptic Procedures
   Surgical Suite Management, Maintenance
   Record Keeping                                                                    ~5-10%
   Sterilization Processes
   Surgical Preparation
          Distribution of Questions - SRS
                                                       Surgical Research Specialist
Subject                                                                               Distribution

Rodent and Large Animal Anatomy and Physiology
                                                                                       ~15-25%
Rodent and Large Animal Analgesia
          Pain Assessment                                                               ~15-25

          Drugs
Surgical Knowledge
    General Knowledge
    Terminology                                                                        ~10-20%

    Procedures and Techniques
    Vascular access ports, telemetry implants

Suture Knowledge
    Suture Type and Size                                                               ~10-20%
    Suture Patterns
Wound Healing                                                                          ~5-10%

Instruments
    Identification                                                                     ~10-20%

    Proper Usage
Radiology and Imaging Techniques                                                        ~2-5%
Rodent and Large Animal Anesthesia
    Inhalant Anesthesia
                                                                                       ~10-20%
    Injectable Anesthesia
    Equipment
Pre-, peri-, and post-operative care                                                   ~5-15%
Dose Calculations                                                                      ~5-15%

Regulation review
                                                                                       ~5-10%
    AVMA, IACUC, AWA, USDA, AAALAC, Controlled Substances


Emergency Techniques
    Recognition
                                                                                       ~5-10%
    Drug Action/Selection
    Fluid Therapy & Replacement
Aseptic Procedures
    Surgical Suite Management, Maintenance
    Record Keeping                                                                     ~5-10%
    Sterilization Processes
    Surgical Preparation
Test Tips
 You will have 4 hours to complete the exam
 Unanswered questions will be counted against you as
  incorrect, so answer all of them!
 Read the question and all answers carefully prior to
  answering. Make sure you understand what is being
  asked.
 Bring a basic calculator. There will be dose
  calculations.

								
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