This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CME Consultants and Medmastery GmbH. CME Consultants is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
CME Consultants designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 3AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Explain the factors that determine alveolar PO2.
- Identify the physiologic determinants of O2 flux across the alveolar-capillary membrane.
- Appreciate the factors that determine binding of O2 to hemoglobin.
- Calculate O2 content of arterial blood.
- Calculate O2 delivery to peripheral tissues.
- Calculate O2 consumption in peripheral tissues.
- Explain how CO2 is transported in the blood.
- Describe the relationship between ventilation and arterial PCO2.
- Recognize how the lungs and kidneys work in tandem to control arterial pH.
This activity is geared to meet the educational requirements of Internists, Intensivists, Resident Anesthesiologists, Pulmonologists, and Cardiologists.
This activity encompasses the following desirable physician attributes: Medical Knowledge.
Cultural Linguistic Competency and Implicit Bias
Important information regarding Cultural Linguistic Competency and Implicit Bias in CME can be found at: https://cmeconsultants.com/clcandib/.
The presentational method for this activity is Lecture.
Instructions for participation
Each participant must watch all the video lessons, successfully pass all quizzes of this activity with a grade of 70% or higher and complete a post-evaluation form. Once completed, your certificate will be made available immediately for download. If you receive a score of 69% or less, you may retake the quiz until successful.
Hardware and software requirements
Medmastery requires a modern Web browser (Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the latest version of Adobe Flash. Moreover, a PDF-Reader is required in order to view certain downloads. For questions or technical support, please contact [email protected].
There is no commercial support for this activity.
The planners of this activity have nothing to disclose.
Michael A. Grippi, MD has nothing to disclose. The course content has been peer-reviewed for content validity and found to be evidenced-based, fair, balanced, and free from commercial bias.
March 30, 2020.
This activity was reviewed on March 24, 2022.
This activity is valid for credit through March 29, 2024.