Acute Care Surgery

The Oakstone Institute Clinical Review

Focused on the acutely ill surgical patient, with in-depth information on emergency general surgery, surgical critical care and trauma care.

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An In-Depth Review of Acute Surgical Care

This Acute Care Surgery course focuses on the acutely ill surgical patient, with in-depth information on emergency general surgery, surgical critical care and trauma care. Practicing general surgeons and allied health professionals who would like to improve their knowledge and skills learn how to:

  • Describe the appropriate resuscitation of the trauma patient
  • Describe the role of the non-invasive and invasive monitoring in goal-directed care of the critically ill patient
  • Describe appropriate indications for rib stabilization in the trauma patient

Discover New Guidelines

A comprehensive clinical update, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in acute care surgery provides a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available online or on disk, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

  • Acute Care Surgery and Transition to Practice Program - Tom Cogbill, MD, FACS
  • Antibiotics for Appendicitis - Ready for Prime Time? - Travis Webb, MD, MHPE, FACS
  • Management of Intraabdominal Infection - Tom Carver, MD, FACS
  • You Got Your Patient Through an Episode of Acute Diverticulitis: Now What? - Marshall Beckman, MD, FACS
  • ECMO-Use and Abuse - Marcus Kaiser, MD
  • Abdominal Compartment Syndrome - Definition and Management Approaches - Todd Neideen, MD, FACS
  • Emergence of PICS in our ICU Survivors - Panna Codner, MD, FACS
  • Delirium - Risk Factors and Prevention and Strategies for Management - Kristin Shields, MD
  • Complex Pelvic Fracture - How Your Orthopedic Surgeon Can Help You Manage the Complex Pelvic Fracture - Harmeeth Uppal, MD
  • Endovascular Management of Blunt Aortic Injury - Michael Malinowski, MD, FACS
  • Emergency Airway Management - Where in Field, in ED, in ICU? - Lexi Goldin, MD
  • Critical Care Update: Team Care, C. difficile Disease, New Oral Anticoagulants, Blood Transfusion - John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, FACS

Course Director

John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, FACS

  • Milt and Lidy Lunda/Charles Aprahamian Professor of Surgery
  • Department of Surgery
  • Division of Trauma, Critical Care
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Faculty

Marshall Beckman, MD, FACS

  • Associate Professor
  • Trauma and Critical Care Surgery
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Thomas Carver, MD, FACS

  • Assistant Professor
  • Trauma and Critical Care Surgery
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Panna Codner, MD, FACS

  • Associate Professor
  • Trauma and Critical Care Surgery
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Thomas Cogbill, MD, FACS

  • Clinical Professor of Surgery
  • Gundersen Lutheran General Surgery
  • LaCrosse

Lexi Goldin, MD

  • Critical Care Fellow
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Marcus Kaiser, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Medical Director, Cardiovascular ICU
  • Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

 

Michael Malinowski, MD, FACS

  • Assistant Professor
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Todd Neideen, MD, FACS

  • Assistant Professor
  • Trauma and Critical Care Surgery
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Kristin Shields, MD

  • Trauma and Critical Care Surgery
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Harmeeth Uppal, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Travis Webb, MD, MHPE, FACS

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.0 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: May 31, 2016
Date Credits Expire: May 31, 2019

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

Self Assessment

The Acute Care Surgery activity provides up to 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program for Physicians.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define best practices for clostridium difficile infection
  • Identify when a pelvic fracture can be life threatening
  • Recognize patients that might benefit from ECMO
  • List appropriate patients for medical management of appendicitis
  • Recognize the difference between uncomplicated and complicated appendicitis
  • Explain how endovascular repair of aortic injuries reduces morbidity and mortality
  • Describe a patient who needs operative therapy for diverticulitis

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for general surgeons and other healthcare professionals.

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