The members of the Legislative and Practice Affairs Division of CSA regularly consider, approve and distribute policy statements concerning the practice of anesthesiology in general and in California in particular.
Policy Statements are posted in this space on a frequent basis and distributed to the membership in occasional blog posts.
Model Sedation Protocol for Moderate Sedation and Analgesia Performed by Non-Anesthesia Practitioners (CSA Model Protocol)
Practice Guidelines for Perioperative Blood Management
Practice Advisory on Anesthetic Care for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Statement Comparing AA and CRNA Education and Practice
Definition of "Immediately Available" When Medically Directing
Practice Guidelines for the Prevention, Detection, and Management of Respiratory Depression Associated with Neuraxial Opioid Administration (ASA Guideline)
Medical Board of California's Revised Guidelines for Prescribing Controlled Substances for #Pain (2014 Nov)
Obstetric-Related Neurologic Complications (SOAP)
Virtual Transesophageal Echocardiography
Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
National Board of Echocardiography