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Cooper University Hospital MOCA® Simulation Course


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The Cooper University Hospital Simulation Laboratory offers leadership in the use of simulation technologies and is dedicated to advancing healthcare provider education and patient safety.

The Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) course offers immersive simulation education endorsed by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) for ABA Diplomates seeking to fulfill their Practice Performance Assessment and Improvement (PPAI) requirement for MOCA. The simulation course fulfills one requirement of the ABA MOCA Program.

Please consult the ABA website ( for a list of all other MOCA requirements. MOCA and Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program are registered trademarks of The American Board of Anesthesiology, Inc.

Course Objectives:

  • Develop strategies to apply technical skills to appropriately diagnose and treat anesthesia emergencies.
  • Develop strategies to apply crisis resource management skills during clinical crisis situations.
  • Provide management of hemodynamic and respiratory critical events in anesthesia.
  • Practice up-to-date techniques in a safe, learning environment.
  • Reflect on optimal teamwork, leadership, and communication skills required in crisis management.
  • Develop strategies to apply reflective and self-assessment skills to review and analysis of clinical performance.

Course Highlights:

  • Your performance will not be graded. THIS IS NOT A TEST!
  • Experiential learning: You will be in the “hot seat” as the primary anesthesiologist for at least one scenario.
  • Small class size with a participant to instructor ratio of 4:1.

Course Director:

Amanda R. Burden, MD
Medical Director, Simulation Laboratory
Department of Anesthesiology, Cooper University Hospital
Director of Simulation
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Camden, NJ

The intended audience for this course is board certified anesthesiologists.

CMSRU is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ (ASA) Simulation Education Network and is endorsed to provide MOCA Simulation Courses that satisfy the simulation component of Part IV MOCA.

If you have any questions about course content or the course itself, please contact

Cancelation Policy: Registrant cancellations more than one month prior to the course date will receive a full refund minus a $250.00 processing fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations made within 30 days of the course. The Cooper Health System reserves the right to cancel this conference due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

*Course times are subject to change. All changes in class times/schedule will be sent to the participants by e-mail.


The Cooper Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Cooper Health System takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

The Cooper Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


All faculty and planning committee members participating in CME activities sponsored by The Cooper Health System are expected to disclose to the audience any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation.

All faculty and planning committee members related to this conference have indicated that they have no relevant financial interests/arrangements or affiliations with a commercial interest to disclose that may have an impact on this CME activity.

For any registration questions call 856.382.6480

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