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Comprehensive Review of General Surgery

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Comprehensive Review of General Surgery

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Enhance Your Knowledge with Online General Surgery CME

Comprehensive Review of General Surgery provides guidance for preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative management, as well as management of complications. Led by Pardon R. Kenney, MD, clinically-skilled speakers offer direction in selecting operative techniques, outlining the advantages and disadvantages of both open and minimally invasive surgery.

 

Lectures in this continuing medical education board review cover a broad range of surgical areas (vascular, breast, abdominal, alimentary tract, trauma, etc.) and reinforce important take-home points, including:

  • Critical Care. Operative necrosectomy should be the last procedure offered to a patient with necrotizing pancreatitis. Exhaust all other options (percutaneous drainage, endoscopic drainage,  video-assisted retroperitoneal debridement) before offering open pancreatic necrosectomy.
  • Ethics. Palliative care is not restricted to care at the end of life or for the imminently dying. It's an focused on improving quality of life that's appropriate at any stage of serious illness.
  • Gynecologic Challenges. Unlike most general surgical procedures, gynecologic surgeries often require fertility considerations before determining the best course of action.
  • Tumor Biology. Solid tumors are associated with mutations in proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressors. These mutations disrupt known signaling pathways that are required for normal cellular and immune homeostasis, and often promote a more aggressive tumor behavior. These genetic mutations may be useful therapeutic targets.
  • And more!

Topics / Speakers

APPLIED SCIENCE

Surgical Infection - Roger Clark, DO

Fluids/Electrolytes/Acid-Base Disorders - Reza Askari, MD, FACS

Transfusion Medicine and Anticoagulant Management - Nathan T. Connell, MD, MPH

Concepts in Anesthesia - David Shaff, MD

Perioperative Care - James G. Vogel, MD

Head and Neck Evaluation - Rosh Kumar Viasha Sethi, MD

Thoracic Surgery for General Surgeons - Jon O. Wee, MD

Surgical Critical Care - Reza Afrasiabi, MD

Ethics - Zara Cooper, MD, MSc

Transplantation - Stefan G. Tullius, MD, PhD, FACS

Pediatric Surgery - Prathima Nandivada, MD

VASCULAR

Arterial Disease - Matthew Menard, MD

Venous Disease - Louis L. Nguyen, MD, MBA, MPH

Vascular Access - Mohamad A. Hussain, MD

SURGICAL SPECIALTIES

Plastic Surgery - Matthew J. Carty, MD

Gynecologic Challenges for General Surgeons - James A. Greenberg, MD

Genitourinary Surgery - Michael J. Malone, MD

SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE

Tumor Biology - Charles H. Yoon, PhD, MD, FACS

Soft Tissue Sarcoma - Chandrajit P. Raut, MD, MSc

Melanoma and Dysplastic Nevi - Charles H. Yoon, PhD, MD, FACS

ENDOCRINE

Adrenal Surgery and Endocrine Dysfunction - Matthew A. Nehs, MD, FACS

Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery - Nancy L. Cho, MD

BREAST

Benign Breast Disease - Anna Weiss, MD

Malignant Breast Disease - Laura S. Dominici, MD

Paget’s Disease and Male Breast Cancer: Surgical Techniques - Faina Nakhlis, MD

ABDOMINAL - GENERAL

General Abdominal Surgery - Luise Pernar, MD, MHPE

ABDOMINAL - HERNIA

Abdominal Hernias - Incidence, Cause, Treatment - David C. Brooks, MD

Incisional Hernia - Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH

ABDOMINAL - BILIARY

Benign Gallbladder Disease - Ashley Haralson Vernon, MD

Common Duct Diseases - Thomas C. Tsai, MD

ABDOMINAL - LIVER

Primary and Secondary Liver Neoplasms - Thomas E. Clancy, MD

ABDOMINAL - PANCREAS

Pancreatic Neoplasms - Mark Fairweather, MD

Inflammatory Pancreatic Disease - Stanley W. Ashley, MD

ABDOMINAL - SPLEEN

Surgical Diseases of the Spleen - Ali Tavakkoli, MD

ALIMENTARY TRACT - ESOPHAGUS

Benign and Malignant Neoplasms of the Esophagus - M. Blair Marshall, MD

Diseases of Gastroesophageal Junction - David Spector, MD

ALIMENTARY TRACT - STOMACH

Gastric Cancer Treatment - Jiping Wang, MD, PhD, FACS

Bariatric Surgery and Peptic Ulcer Disease - Scott A. Shikora, MD

ALIMENTARY TRACT – SMALL BOWEL

Small Bowel: Management Challenges - Jason S. Gold, MD

Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Joel E. Goldberg, MD, MPH

LARGE INTESTINE

Emergencies of the Large Intestine - James Yoo, MD

Colon Neoplasms - Jennifer L. Irani, MD

ANORECTAL

Management of Rectal and Anal Cancer and Dysplasia - Nelya Melnitchouk, MD, MSc, FACS

Anal Fissure and Fistula - Ronald Bleday, MD

TRAUMA/ACUTE CARE SURGERY

Initial Assessment in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery - Kristin Sonderman, MD, MPH

Thoracic Trauma - Geoffrey Anderson, MD

Abdominal Trauma - Nakul P. Raykar, MD

Management of >20% TBSA Burns - The First 24 Hours - Stephanie Nitzschke, MD

Top 6 Surgical Gastrointestinal Emergencies - Reza Askari, MD, FACS

Faculty

Course Director

Pardon R. Kenney, MD, MMSc, FACS

Former Chief of Surgery

Staff Surgeon

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

Senior Lecturer in Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Faculty

Reza Afrasiabi, MD

Fellow

Acute Care Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Geoffrey Anderson, MD

Associate Surgeon

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Stanley W. Ashley, MD

Frank Sawyer Professor of Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Reza Askari, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Trauma/Burns and Surgical Critical Care

Department of Surgery

Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Director, SICU and ACS Fellowship

Director, Surgical Clerkship

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Ronald Bleday, MD

Chief

Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Vice Chairman of Surgery for Quality and Safety

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

David C. Brooks, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Senior Surgeon

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Matthew J. Carty, MD

Staff Surgeon

Division of Plastic Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Nancy L. Cho, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Section Chief, Endocrine Surgery

Associate Surgery Clerkship Director

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Thomas E. Clancy, MD

Division of Surgical Oncology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Gastrointestinal Cancer Center

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Roger Clark, DO

Lecturer in Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Tufts University School of Medicine

Boston, MA

Nathan T. Connell, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Clinical Chief of Hematology

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

Associate Physician

Hematology Division

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Zara Cooper, MD

Michele and Howard J. Kessler Distinguished Chair of Surgery and Public Health

Kessler Director, Center for Surgery and Public Health

Chair, Executive Advisory Committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Director, Center for Geriatric Surgery

Associate Surgeon, Division of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Laura S. Dominici, MD

Section Chief of Breast Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

Associate Surgeon

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Mark Fairweather, MD

Associate Surgeon

Division of Surgical Oncology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Jason S. Gold, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Department of Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Chief of Surgical Oncology

Surgery Service

VA Boston Healthcare System

Boston, MA

Joel E. Goldberg, MD, MPH

Associate Surgeon

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

James A. Greenberg, MD

Chief of Gynecology

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Mohamad A. Hussain, MD

Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Junior Core Faculty

Centre for Surgery and Public Health

Boston, MA

Jennifer L. Irani, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Associate Surgeon

General and Gastrointestinal Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, MA

Michael J. Malone, MD

Section Chief

Division of Urology

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

Boston, MA

M. Blair Marshall, MD

Michael A. Bell Family Distinguished Chair in Healthcare Innovation

Associate Chief for Quality, Promotions, Mentorship and Inclusion

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Nelya Melnitchouk, MD, MSc, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Associate Surgeon

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Matthew Menard, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Co-Director of Endovascular Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Faina Nakhlis, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center

Boston, MA

Prathima Nandivada, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Pediatric Surgeon

Boston Children’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Matthew A. Nehs, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Louis L. Nguyen, MD, MBA, MPH

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Vice Chair for Digital Health Systems

Department of Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Stephanie Nitzschke, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Luise Pernar, MD, MHPE

Surgeon

Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery

Boston Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Boston University School of Medicine

Boston, MA

Chandrajit P. Raut, MD, MSc

Chief

Division of Surgical Oncology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

BWH Distinguished Chair in Surgical Oncology

Surgery Director

Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Nakul P. Raykar, MD

Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Faculty

Center for Surgery and Public Health

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Fellowship Director

Program in Global Surgery and Social Change

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Rosh Kumar Viasha Sethi, MD

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Associate Surgeon

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Head and Neck Oncology

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, MA

David Shaff, MD

Chief of Anesthesiology

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

Boston, MA

Scott A. Shikora, MD

Director

Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH

Chief of Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

Vice Chair for Education

Department of Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Kristin Sonderman, MD, MPH

Associate Surgeon

Division of Trauma

Burn and Critical Care

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

David Spector, MD

Director of Bariatric and Anti-Reflux Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

Boston, MA

Ali Tavakkoli, MD

Chief

Division of General and GI Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Thomas C. Tsai, MD

Associate Surgeon

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Stefan G. Tullius, MD, PhD, FACS

Joseph E. Murray, MD, Distinguished Chair in Transplant Surgery

Chief Division of Transplant Surgery

Director, Transplant Surgery Research Laboratory

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Ashley Haralson Vernon, MD

Associate Surgeon

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

James G. Vogel, MD

Attending Anesthesiologist

Medical Director of Center for Preoperative Evaluation

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

Instructor in Anaesthesia

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Jiping Wang, MD, PhD, FACS

Associate Surgeon

Surgical Oncology

Department of Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Jon O. Wee, MD

Section Chief

Esophageal Surgery

Director of Robotics in Thoracic Surgery

Co-Director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

Associate Program Director

Division of Thoracic Surgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Anna Weiss, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center

Boston, MA

Director of Breast Surgery Research

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center South Shore affiliate

South Weymouth, MA

James Yoo, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Charles H. Yoon, PhD, MD, FACS

Director of Surgery for Cutaneous Oncology and Melanoma

Director of Surgical Oncology

Merkel Cell Carcinoma Center of Excellence

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center

Boston, MA

Accreditation / Pass Guarantee

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 42.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

 

Date of Original Release: February 1, 2022
Date Credits Expire: February 1, 2025

 

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the principles of prophylaxis of hospital-acquired surgical infections and appropriate antimicrobial agents
  • Differentiate between the management of benign breast disease and malignant breast disease
  • Outline the key features of the assessment of trauma and acute care surgery
  • List the current management guidelines for emergency surgery of the large intestine
  • Describe the principles of melanoma excision
  • Summarize evaluation of the swollen leg and DVT diagnosis
  • Discuss open versus laparoscopic surgical approaches to inguinal, femoral, umbilical, and ventral hernias
  • List the treatment options for primary and secondary liver neoplasms.
  • Compare management options for benign neoplasms of the esophagus and malignant neoplasms of the esophagus
  • Differentiate between operative and non-operative treatment of chronic pancreatitis
  • Describe the indications for and extent of resection for inflammatory bowel disease
  • Compare endoscopic versus resectional management of colon neoplasms

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for general surgeons and general surgery residents.

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a CMEinfo video production

Provider: Oakstone CME

Course Director:

Pardon R. Kenney, MD, MMSc, FACS

Former Chief of Surgery

Staff Surgeon

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Senior Lecturer in Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Credits: Earn a maximum of 42.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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