Topics in General Surgery Full Course (20 AMA PRA – Category 1 CME)


This 20 unit course is consistent with a course of up to 7 days duration and includes 10 CDs and accompanying detailed written summaries on the material discussed by the lecture on each CD.

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Course Description

Emergency General Surgery in Pregnancy/Intra-Abdominal Infections
Audio-Digest General Surgery (5/7/23)
Emergency General Surgery in Pregnancy – Lindsey Beffa, MD
Management of Intra-Abdominal Infections – E. Patchen Dellinger, MD
Complications in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery for the General Surgeon
Audio-Digest General Surgery (4/21/23)
Complications in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Part 1 – MacKenzie Landin, MD
Complications in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Part 2 – MacKenzie Landin, MD
Palliative Care/Pulmonary Embolism/Limb Salvage Interventions
Audio-Digest General Surgery (4/7/23)
Palliative Care as a Partner in Patient Care – Kara Bischoff, MD
Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism in the Trauma Patient – Jonathan D. Paul, MD
Limb Salvage Interventions in Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia – Laura Shin, DPM, PhD
Surgical Management of Local Breast Cancer Recurrence/Prescription Analgesics
Audio-Digest General Surgery (3/21/23)
Surgical Management of Local Breast Cancer Recurrence – Stephanie Valente, DO
Prescription Analgesics: Pearls and Pitfalls – Mark C. Bicket, MD
Imaging for Blunt Abdominal Trauma/Peripheral Arterial Injuries/Updates in Critical Care
Audio-Digest General Surgery (3/7/23)
Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma vs Computed Tomography for Blunt Abdominal Trauma – Jennifer T. Cone, MD, MHS
Peripheral Arterial Injuries – Jennifer T. Cone, MD, MHS
Intravenous Fluid Administration in the Intensive Care Unit – Jason W. Smith, MD, PhD
Intensive Care Unit Delirium – Alan H. Tyroch, MD
Infectious Diseases
Audio-Digest General Surgery (2/21/23)
Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections – Elizabeth R. Benjamin, MD, PhD
Therapy for the Septic Abdomen – Mark J. Kaplan, MD
The Expanding Puzzle of SARS and COVID-19 – Eric J. Chow, MD, MPH
Pancreatitis/Ethical Considerations
Audio-Digest General Surgery (2/7/23)
Updates on the Management of Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis – Dhiraj Yadav, MD, MPH
Ethical Considerations in Mechanical Circulatory Support Decision-Making – Stuart Finder, PhD
Advance Care Planning/Provider Burnout
Audio-Digest General Surgery (1/21/23)
Advance Care Planning in Patients with Serious Medical Conditions – Tae Joon Lee, MD
Provider Burnout: Current State and Future Solutions – Rupal Shah, MD, MS
Cardiovascular Emergencies/Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis/Toxic Megacolon
Audio-Digest General Surgery (1/7/23)
Cardiovascular Emergencies – Jason N. Katz, MD, MHS
Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis – Meghan R. Lewis, MD
Toxic Megacolon: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges – Glenn T. Ault, MD, MSEd

Pain Management/Clostridioides Difficile
Audio-Digest General Surgery (12/21/22)
Acute Pain in Patients with Opioid Use Disorder – Elly Riser, MD, MPH
Clostridioides Difficile: Newer Approaches to Prevention and Treatment – Mary K. Hayden, MD



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Cancellation Policy

A course may be cancelled up to 7 days before the seminar is scheduled to take place. Once we recieve back the seminar material we will refund your tuition, minus a $50 administrative fee, to your credit card.

COURSE MATERIALS CANNOT BE REISSUED. Keep your original course materials and photocopies of your test forms until you have received full credit and documentation from TMS. Replacement test forms will be provided at a charge of $15 per test form. No exceptions.

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