General Surgery CME Online Bundle

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  • From CMEinfoGeneral Surgery Board Review, directed by Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS, and Brian Jacob, MD, FACS, and Acute Care Surgery, directed by John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, FACS
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  • A $500 Amazon.com® gift card
  • Unbiased content to help you prep for the boards and stay current without the need for travel or time away from your practice, PLUS a bonus study pearls book
  • Instant online access to key clinical updates to improve overall patient care
  • The opportunity to earn a maximum of 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

View our full list of Topics/Speakers and Faculty for Board Review, Topics/Speakers and Faculty for Clinical Review, Reviewers and Journals for Practical Reviews and Media Format information.

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.

 

Program 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

Topics/Speakers

  • 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

 

Faculty

Program 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

Faculty

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.

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

 

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

Topics/Speakers

  • 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

 

Faculty

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.

Get Connected Online

Practical Reviews gives you comprehensive access to an elite journal club that delivers expert summaries of relevant journal articles across 29 specialties and subspecialties, including General Surgery.

With a Practical Reviews all-access subscription you get:

  • A personalized experience! You select content by topic or issue.
  • Powerful search tools! Get instant access to the topics most important to you.
  • Monthly Audio Commentary! Our 300+ physician panel delivers monthly audio and text commentary, clinical tips, and engaging summaries from leading journals.
  • No-Hassle Unlimited CME Credits! Take online quizzes based on the summaries you choose and receive instant pass/fail notifications so you can earn the credits you need quickly and conveniently.

 

Reviewers

Coordinating Editor

Raminder Nirula, MD, MPH

  • Trauma Medical Director
  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Department of Surgery
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Reviewers

Kathleen Christians, MD, FACS

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee, WI

Alexander L. Colonna, MD, FACS

  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT

John R. Hyngstrom, MD, FACS

  • Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology
  • University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Jeremy Juern, MD

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee, WI

 

Andrew S. Kastenmeier, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • The Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Division of General Surgery
  • Milwaukee, WI

Marta McCrum, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Utah
  • Division of General Surgery
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Raminder Nirula, MD, MPH

  • Trauma Medical Director
  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Department of Surgery
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Sam G. Pappas, MD

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • Maywood, IL

 

Journals

  • American Journal of Medicine
  • American Journal of Surgery
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • Annals of Surgery
  • Archives of Internal Medicine
  • British Journal of Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Chest
  • Clinical Infectious Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Diseases of the Colon & Rectum
  • Gastroenterology
  • JAMA Surgery
  • Journal of the American College of Surgeons
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
  • Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
  • The Lancet
  • The New England Journal of Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Endoscopy
  • Surgical Infections
  • World Journal of Surgery

In addition to General Surgery, you also have access to 28 specialty and subspecialty areas – See below.