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Learning Highlights Include:

  • Update of recent clinical advances in gastroenterology and liver disease.
  • Indications and contraindications for managing various cases of ventral and inguinal hernia repairs.
  • Evidence-based and cost-effective diagnostic approach for patients with common benign and malignant colorectal cases.

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  • Introduction to Course
    Presentation Date: 1/18/2019 6:00:00 AMSession Title: Hernia Morning Session

    Michael Rosen

  • Where Does Percutaneous Cholecystostomy Fit in the Management of Acute Cholecystitis?
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 6:00:00 AMSession Title: Morning Session: Acute Care Surgery

    Matthew Walsh

  • Intraluminal Bleeding after Gastric Bypass
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 4:00:00 PMSession Title: Afternoon Session: Foregut/HPB/Bariatrics

    Stacy Brethauer

  • Introduction
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 4:00:00 PMSession Title: Afternoon Session: Foregut/HPB/Bariatrics

    Stacy Brethauer

  • Management of the Pancreatic Cyst: What Do I Do in 2019?
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 4:00:00 PMSession Title: Afternoon Session: Foregut/HPB/Bariatrics

    Matthew Walsh

  • Common Bile Duct Pathology: Injuries, Stones and Strictures
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 4:00:00 PMSession Title: Afternoon Session: Foregut/HPB/Bariatrics

    Matthew Walsh

  • Panel Discussion 3
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 4:00:00 PMSession Title: Afternoon Session: Foregut/HPB/Bariatrics

    All Faculty

  • Panel Discussion 2
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 4:00:00 PMSession Title: Afternoon Session: Foregut/HPB/Bariatrics

    All Faculty

  • Panel Discussion 1
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 4:00:00 PMSession Title: Afternoon Session: Foregut/HPB/Bariatrics

    All Faculty

  • Complicated Pancreatitis
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 6:00:00 AMSession Title: Morning Session: Acute Care Surgery

    Matthew Walsh

  • Gastric Bypass Patient with a Bowel Obstruction
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 4:00:00 PMSession Title: Afternoon Session: Foregut/HPB/Bariatrics

    Philip Schauer

  • Abdominal Trauma: An Update for the General Surgeon
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 6:00:00 AMSession Title: Morning Session: Acute Care Surgery

    Jeffrey Claridge

  • Abdominal Sepsis: Source Control and Antibiotherapy
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 6:00:00 AMSession Title: Morning Session: Acute Care Surgery

    Jeffrey Claridge

  • Appendicitis, A Never Ending Story
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 6:00:00 AMSession Title: Morning Session: Acute Care Surgery

    Tony Capizzani

  • Small Bowel Obstruction and Standardization of Care
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 6:00:00 AMSession Title: Morning Session: Acute Care Surgery

    Tony Capizzani

  • Hemorrhagic Shock: A General Surgeon Primer
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 6:00:00 AMSession Title: Morning Session: Acute Care Surgery

    Ali Mallat

  • Septic Shock Updates and Goal Oriented Therapy
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 6:00:00 AMSession Title: Morning Session: Acute Care Surgery

    Ali Mallat

  • Introduction
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 6:00:00 AMSession Title: Morning Session: Acute Care Surgery

    Ali Mallat

  • Colorectal & Perineal Trauma
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 6:00:00 AMSession Title: Morning Session: Acute Care Surgery

    Scott Steele

  • New Anti-Reflux Procedures
    Presentation Date: 1/20/2019 4:00:00 PMSession Title: Afternoon Session: Foregut/HPB/Bariatrics

    Stacy Brethauer

Date of Release:  February 18, 2019

Expiration Date:  February 17, 2021

Target Audience
This interactive, comprehensive event is designed for general surgeons, fellows, residents and other medical professionals.

Educational Objectives
After completing this educational activity, the participant will be able to do the following:

  • Describe the management of common generalsurgery emergency cases
  • Describe the indications and contraindicationsfor managing various cases of ventral andinguinal hernia repairs.
  • Discuss evidence-based and cost-effectivediagnostic approach for patients with commonbenign and malignant colorectal cases.
  • Rationalize patient management and treatmentoptions for patients with benign and malignantbreast disease
  • Identify treatment options for patients withparaesophageal hernias, and biliary andpancreatic diseases
  • Review and provide update on current enhancedrecovery protocols.

Accreditation Statement

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.  The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty.  They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.  In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Primary Activity Director

Michael Rosen, MD

Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

Director, Comprehensive Hernia Center

Department of General Surgery

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Guest Faculty

Dana Hayden, MD

Section Chief, Colorectal Surgery

Rush University

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

Rush Medical College

Chicago IL

Jeffrey Claridge, MD

Director, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Burns

MetroHealth

Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland Clinic Faculty

Tony Capizzani, MD

Bradley Champagne, MD

Conor Delaney, MD, PhD

Matthew Kalady, MD

David Krpata, MD

Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD

David Maron, MD

Gareth Morris-Stiff, MD

Clayton Petro, MD

John Rodriguez  MD

Philip Schauer, MD

Samuel Szomstein, MD

Margaret Thompson, MD

Stephanie Valente, DO

Matthew Walsh, MD

ACTIVITY CO-DIRECTORS

Zahraa AlHilli, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

Staff Surgeon

Breast Services and Surgical Oncology Department of General Surgery

Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute Cleveland Clinic

Stacy A. Brethauer, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

Program Director, Bariatric Surgery Fellowship

Director of Bariatric Surgery, Fairview Hospital

Medical Director, Supply Chain Management

Quality Officer, Digestive Disease and

Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Ali F. Mallat, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Associate Trauma Medical Director

Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Level 1 Trauma Center

 Ajita Prabhu, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

Associate Program Director / Director of Simulation, Cleveland Clinic General Surgery Residency Program

Department of General Surgery

Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic

 Scott R. Steele, MD

Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

Chairman, Department of Colorectal Surgery

Rupert B. Turnbull, M.D. Endowed Chair in Colorectal Surgery

Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Faculty Disclosures

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.

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