Summer 2015 Edition
ASA members can download the manual for free under “Members Only” on the ASA Web site.
This web-based manual currently includes sections on:
• Organizing the Department of Anesthesiology, Practice Management, Development of Key Policies and Procedures, Quality Improvement and Peer Review, The Regulatory Environment (including a breakdown of accreditation organizations and links to ASA Hospital Interpretive Guidelines) and Special Topics such as Critical Care and Emergency Preparedness.
• Manual includes links to non-ASA materials including, but not limited to, Federal and State documents and webpages, quality reporting programs, accreditation organizations and peer-reviewed journal articles.