{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Adjuncts to Local Anesthetics for Peripheral Nerve Blocks: Review of Current Literature - Vol. 35, No. 12

Activity Steps


Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Purpose of Activity

The purpose of this article is to review current evidence on adjuncts to local anesthetics in prolonging the duration of peripheral nerve blocks.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the various adjuncts to local anesthetics in peripheral nerve blocks and their proposed mechanism of actions
  2. Evaluate current evidence of efficacy and potential for prolongation of nerve blocks of these adjuncts
  3. Explain the potential drawbacks and side effects that might prevent the use of these adjuncts in daily clinical practice
Price: $49.00


  • ACCME 1.5 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: TPM0720
Published: July 2020
Expires: 6/30/2022
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Benjamin Kuo, MD, and Jaime Ortiz, MD, MBA
Categories: Pain Management