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General Surgery Board Review

The Oakstone Institute Board Review

Prep for board exams and expand your knowledge and surgical skill set with this comprehensive review. Includes bonus study pearls.

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

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A Comprehensive Review Across the Full Spectrum of General Surgery

Study with distinguished surgeons in this wide-ranging review featuring in-depth lectures focused on the educational needs of candidates preparing for ABS and ABSITE exams. The course is designed to expand your knowledge and capabilities as a surgeon through a review of new developments, medical guidelines and therapeutic options including non-conventional approaches. Highly focused case-based reviews are designed to increase competency in the areas most covered in certification and recertification exams. It is intended for residents and practicing surgeons preparing for these exams and for surgeons looking to incorporate the latest guidelines and recommendations into daily practice. It will help you to better:

  • Complete a review for the Qualifying, Certifying and Maintenance of Certification Examinations administered by the American Board of Surgery, and the American Board of Surgery In-Service Training Examination
  • Describe the appropriate evaluation and management of both common and uncommon problems encountered in clinical practice
  • Demonstrate an increased comprehension of the current standards and concepts in the practice of surgery
  • Recognize and apply new and evolving diagnostic and therapeutic interventions and their role in changing the classical approaches to problems in general, vascular, pediatric, and general thoracic surgery
  • Discuss the basics of surgical physiology and critical care
  • Explain evidence-based general procedures in pediatric, thoracic, gynecologic, urologic, and orthopaedic surgery
  • Summarize the latest advances in anesthesia for pain management
  • Integrate non-conventional principles and practices with conventional surgical procedures
  • Interpret reviews and data of the latest basic science findings and predict the impact of these on clinical problems

Discover New Guidelines

A comprehensive board review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in general surgery provides a maximum of 39 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available online or on disk, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so that you may expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice. You'll also receive the 2015 Study Pearls book.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

  • Head, Neck, Endocrine - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Diseases of the Breast - Mahmoud El-Tamer, MD
  • Diseases of the Esophagus - Daniel Beckles, MD, PhD
  • Diseases of the Stomach - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Diseases of the Small Intestine - Anthony Vine, MD
  • Appendicitis, Diseases of the Colon - Steven A. Lee-Kong, MD
  • Diseases of the Rectum and Anus - Tracey Arnell, MD
  • Surgical Aspects of Hepato-Biliary Disease and the Pancreas - Antonio Picon, MD
  • Spleen, Portal Hypertension, Diaphragm, Peritoneal Cavity - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • The Pathophysiology of Laparoscopic Surgery and How to Avoid Problems - Brian Jacob, MD, FACS
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease and Miscellaneous - Mark Song, MD
  • Carotid Artery and Aortic Disease - Mark Song, MD
  • Venous Diseases - Mark Song, MD
  • Trauma 1 - Ronald J. Simon, MD
  • Trauma 2 - Ronald J. Simon, MD
  • Burns - Ronald J. Simon, MD
  • Hematology for Surgeons - David L. Diuguid, MD
  • Fluids, Nutrition, Surgical Infection - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Operating Room Safety, Systems of Care - Gregory F. Dakin, MD
  • Immunosupression, Transplantation - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Anesthesia - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Critical Care - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Pediatric Surgery - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Surgical Specialties: Urology, Gynecology, Orthopedics - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • The Principles and Complication of Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy - Umut Sarpel, MD, MBA
  • Thoracic Surgery - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Ethics - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS

Course Directors

Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS

  • Clinical Professor of Surgery
  • State University New York Downstate Medical Center
  • Special Lecturer Surgery
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

 

Brian Jacob, MD, FACS

  • Associate Clinical Professor Surgery
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center

Speakers

Tracey Arnell, MD

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Vice Chair Medical Education
  • Program Director Surgical Residency
  • Chief Division of Acute Care Surgery
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Daniel Beckles, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • State University of New York
  • Downstate Medical Center

Gregory F. Dakin, MD

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Surgical Clerkship Director
  • Weill-Cornell Medical School

David L. Diuguid, MD

  • Hope Sheridan Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Head Hematology Head Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Mahmoud El-Tamer, MD

  • Attending Surgeon
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Board of Directors of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • Chair, NAPBC Information Technology and Outcomes Committee

 

Steven Lee-Kong, MD

  • Assistant Professor Surgery
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Antonio Picon, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
  • Director Surgical Oncology
  • Staten Island University Hospital

Umut Sarpel, MD, MBA

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Ronald J. Simon, MD

  • Vice Chair
  • Department of Surgery
  • Director Acute Care Surgery
  • Lincoln Medical Center

Mark Song, MD

  • Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
  • State University of New York
  • Downstate Medical Center

Anthony Vine, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor Surgery
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center

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 39 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: December 15, 2015
Date Credits Expire: December 15, 2018

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

Self Assessment

The General Surgery Board Review provides up to 39 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:

  • Complete a review for the Qualifying, Certifying and Maintenance of Certification Examinations administered by the American Board of Surgery, and the American Board of Surgery In-Service Training Examination
  • Describe the appropriate evaluation and management of both common and uncommon problems encountered in clinical practice
  • Demonstrate an increased comprehension of the current standards and concepts in the practice of surgery
  • Recognize and apply new and evolving diagnostic and therapeutic interventions and their role in changing the classical approaches to problems in general, vascular, pediatric, and general thoracic surgery
  • Discuss the basics of surgical physiology and critical care
  • Explain evidence-based general procedures in pediatric, thoracic, gynecologic, urologic, and orthopaedic surgery
  • Summarize the latest advances in anesthesia for pain management
  • Integrate non-conventional principles and practices with conventional surgical procedures
  • Interpret reviews and data of the latest basic science findings and predict the impact of these on clinical problems

Intended Audience

This program is ideal for training and practicing surgeons with emphasis on material most frequently covered in certification and recertification exams.

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