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Comprehensive Review of General Surgery

Comprehensive Review of General Surgery

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Enhance Your General Surgery Knowledge with Online CME

Stay current and earn CME credits online with the Comprehensive Review of General Surgery. Authoritative speakers discuss preoperative evaluation, intraoperative techniques and patient care, as well as inpatient and outpatient management.

 

Led by Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD, and Andrew T. Strong, MD, this general surgery review covers a broad range of surgical areas (gastrointestinal, breast, cardiovascular, trauma, etc.), in addition to subspecialty areas like urology, ENT, advanced care planning, infectious disease, and more. It’s continuing medical education that will help you to better:

  • Describe surgical approaches for benign and malignant disorders of the pancreas
  • Predict complications and undesirable sequelae in transplantation surgery
  • Outline best surgical techniques for benign and malignant breast disease
  • Distinguish between esophageal and paraesophageal disorders requiring surgery
  • Evaluate coagulation disorders and the perioperative management of anticoagulation
  • Summarize initial evaluation and surgical approaches for trauma to the head and neck, chest and extremities

Topics / Speakers

Hernia: Inguinal, Parastomal, Ventral Umbilical
David M. Krpata, MD


Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: A Decision Analysis
Ajita Prabhu, MD


Benign Disorders of the Liver and Bile Ducts
Toms Augustin, MD, MPH, FACS


Malignant Liver Lesions
Bijan Eghtesad, MD


Benign Disorders of the Pancreas – Chronic Pancreatitis and Necrotizing Pancreatitis
Robert Simon, MD


Malignant Disorders of the Pancreas
Robert Simon, MD


Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Esophagus
Sudish C. Murthy, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCP


Peptic Ulcer Disease, Reflux Disease, Paraesophageal Hernias
John Rodriguez, MD


Malignancies of the Stomach and Small Intestine
Kevin El-Hayek, MD, FACS


Stomach and Intestinal Motility Disorders
Matthew T. Allemang, MD


Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Mesenteric Ischemia, and Acute Abdomen
Kevin El-Hayek, MD, FACS


Short Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Failure Management
Ezra Steiger, MD, FACS, FASPEN, AGAF


Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Sherief Shawki, MD


Bariatric Surgery
Ali Aminian, MD


Malignancies of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus
Joseph A. Trunzo, MD, FACS, FASCRS


Benign Diseases of the Large Intestine, Anus, and Rectum – Diverticular Disease, Perianal Disease, Prolapse
Scott R. Steele, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS


Breast Surgery: Benign Disease
Stephanie A. Valente, DO, FACS


Breast Cancer
Stephanie A. Valente, DO, FACS


Endocrine Surgery – Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Lesions
Nancy Cho, MD


Surgical Critical Care
Michael D. Taylor, MD, FACS


Intravenous Fluid Management
Michael D. Taylor, MD, FACS


Trauma: Initial Evaluation, Head and Neck
Tony R. Capizzani, MD, FACS


Trauma: Thoracic Trauma; Abdominal Trauma; Extremity Trauma
Tony R. Capizzani, MD, FACS


Coronary Artery Bypass and Valvular Disease
Michael Zhen-Yu Tong, MD


Cardiovascular Surgery: Diseases of the Ascending and Descending Aorta and Aortic Arch
Eric E. Roselli, MD


Peripheral Arterial Disease, Critical Limb Ischemia, and Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease
David M. Hardy, MD, RPVI, FACS


Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
David M. Hardy, MD, RPVI, FACS


Carotid Endarterectomy
Woo Sup Michael Park, MD


Vascular Surgery: Venous Thromboembolic Disease, Venous Stasis, and Dialysis Access
Woo Sup Michael Park, MD


Liver Transplantation and Complications
Cristiano Quintini, MD


Kidney Transplantation and Immunosuppression
Alvin Wee, MD, MBA


Thoracic Surgery: Benign and Malignant Lung Disease
Sudish C. Murthy, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCP


Pediatric Surgery
Anthony DeRoss, MD


ENT for the General Surgeon
Eric D. Lamarre, MD, FACS


Urology for the General Surgeon
Bradley C. Gill, MD, MS


Gynecology for the General Surgeon
Mark Dassel, MD


Obstetrics for the General Surgeon
Nicole A. Smith, MD, MPH


Endoscopy
Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS


Coagulation Disorders, Novel Anticoagulants, and Perioperative Management of Anticoagulation
Deborah Hornacek, MD


The Spleen
Steven Rosenblatt, MD


Liver Abscess and Liver Failure
Toms Augustin, MD, MPH, FACS


Preoperative Evaluations and Perioperative Care: Preoperative Risk Stratification and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
David Liska, MD, FACS, FASCRS


Advanced Care Planning for Surgical Patients: When to Involve Palliative or Hospice Care
Silvia Perez-Protto, MD, MS


Anesthesia for General Surgery
Brett Elo, DO


Infectious Disease for the General Surgeon: Antimicrobial Therapy and Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Patricia Dandache, MD


Biostatistics and Evaluation of Evidence
Amy S. Nowacki, PhD

Faculty

Course Directors

Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD

Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

Lynda and Marlin Younker Chair in Developmental Endoscopy

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Andrew T. Strong, MD

Clinical Instructor in Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Department of General Surgery

Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Faculty

Matthew T. Allemang, MD

Clinical Associate

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

South Pointe Hospital

Warrensville Heights, OH

Ali Aminian, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Toms Augustin, MD, MPH, FACS

Assistant Professor

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Tony R. Capizzani, MD, FACS

Trauma Medical Director

Assistant Professor of Surgery and Anesthesia

Hillcrest Hospital

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Mayfield Heights, OH

Nancy Cho, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Associate Surgeon

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Patricia Danache, MD

Department of Infectious Disease

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Mark Dassel, MD

Director of Endometriosis

Co-Director, Chronic Pelvic Pain Clinic

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Anthony DeRoss, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Staff, Pediatric General Surgery

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Bijan Eghtesad, MD

Staff Surgeon, Digestive Diseases & Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Kevin El-Hayek, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinical Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Staff, Department of General Surgery

Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Brett Elo, DO

Staff, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Bradley C. Gill, MD, MS

Department of Urology

Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

David M. Hardy, MD, RPVI, FACS

Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery

Associate Program Director

Cleveland Clinic Health System

Cleveland, OH

Deborah Hornacek, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Staff Physician, Vascular Medicine Fellowship Program Director

Section of Vascular Medicine, Department of Cardiology

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS

Chairman, Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Associate Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

David M. Krpata, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland Clinic Comprehensive Hernia Center

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Eric D. Lamarre, MD, FACS

Staff, Head and Neck Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Assistant Professor

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

David Liska, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Department of Colorectal Surgery

Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Department of Cancer Biology

Lerner Research Institute

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Sudish C. Murthy, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCP

Daniel and Karen Lee Endowed Chair in Thoracic Surgery

Section Head, General Thoracic Surgery

Surgical Director, Center of Major Airway Disease

Associate Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program

Thoracic Surgeon, Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

The Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Amy S. Nowacki, PhD

Associate Staff Biostatistician

Department of Quantitative Health Sciences in the Lerner Research Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Woo Sup Michael Park, MD

Chief, Vascular Surgery

Heart and Vascular Institute

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

Ajita Prabhu, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Silvia Perez-Protto, MD, MS

Anesthesiology – Critical Care

Department of Outcomes Research

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology CCLCM

Medical Director, End of Life Center

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Cristiano Quintini, MD

Director, Cleveland Clinic Liver Transplant Program

Associate Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

John Rodriguez, MD

Director, Surgical Endoscopy

Cleveland Clinic

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Eric E. Roselli, MD

The Stephens Family Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Chief, Adult Cardiac Surgery

Surgical Director, Aorta Center

Heart and Vascular Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Steven Rosenblatt, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Sherief Shawki, MD

Staff, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Robert Simon, MD

Associate Staff

Department of General Surgery and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Nicole A. Smith, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Harvard Medical School

Associate Clinical Medical Director

Maternal Fetal Medicine practice

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Scott R. Steele, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS

Chairman, Department of Colorectal Surgery

Rupert B. Turnbull, MD, Endowed Chair in Colorectal Surgery

Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Ezra Steiger, MD, FACS, FASPEN, AGAF

Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Consultant, Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Michael D. Taylor, MD, FACS

Chief Medical Officer

Cleveland Clinic – Avon Hospital

Avon, OH

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Michael Zhen-Yu Tong, MD

Surgical Director of Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Heart and Vascular Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Joseph A. Trunzo, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Department of Colorectal Surgery

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Stephanie A. Valente, DO, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Staff Breast Surgeon, Director

Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Alvin Wee, MD, MBA

Surgical Director

Kidney Transplantation

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

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 48.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Date of Original Release: April 15, 2019
Date Credits Expire: April 15, 2022

 

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

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Explain surgical approaches for benign and malignant disorders of the pancreas
  • Summarize optimal preoperative evaluation and perioperative care, including perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis
  • Describe optimal surgical methods for benign and malignant breast disease
  • Discuss best practices in the use of endoscopy within the realm of general surgery
  • Predict complications and unwanted sequelae in transplantation surgery
  • Identify the types of hernias and how best to manage them surgically
  • Differentiate between esophageal and paraesophageal disorders requiring surgery
  • Describe initial evaluation and surgical approaches for trauma to the head and neck, chest, neck, and extremities
  • Assess coagulation disorders and the perioperative management of anticoagulation
  • Describe the different approaches for aneurysmal and non-aneurysmal vascular surgery
  • Evaluate surgical techniques for benign and malignant liver and bile duct disorders

Intended Audience

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

Board Pass Guarantee

We Guarantee You'll Pass! Diligent course study and successful completion of the CME quiz provides the strongest likelihood of passing board certification or maintenance of certification exams. Oakstone is so confident of your success that we guarantee it. If you do not pass your exam on the first attempt, mail us a copy of your board failure notification, plus our system certificate reflecting your successful completion of the CME quizzes for the board review product purchased. You will receive a credit for the purchase price paid (less any discounts or premium), which you may apply to future purchases with Oakstone. Your exam record will be destroyed. Your board failure notification can be mailed to: Oakstone, P.O. Box 190165, Birmingham, AL 35219. If you have any questions on this policy, please feel free to contact Customer Service at 1-800-633-4743.

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a CMEinfo video production

Provider: Oakstone CME

Course Director:
Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD
Professor of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner

College of Medicine

Lynda and Marlin Younker Chair in Developmental Endoscopy

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Andrew T. Strong, MD
Clinical Instructor in Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University Department of General

Surgery Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Credits: Earn a maximum of 48.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits 

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