American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: DC01
Title: Emergency General Surgery: Annual Update
Date and Time of Session: Saturday, October 21: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Description: The current practice of Emergency General Surgery (EGS) as a component of Acute Care Surgery has continued to evolve and is based on the needs of the patients, and the diseases they present with. In addition, the common EGS disease which an acute care surgeon commonly sees on call will be reviewed. This course will be divided into three sections: 1. The Emergency General Surgery Program and current developments; 2. Review of common EGS surgical diseases and their surgical management; and 3. Understand new and developing concepts in EGS.
CME Credit Hours: 6
Webcast Package Available: No
Audio Package Available: No
Trauma / Critical Care (TRA), General Surgery (GEN), Rural Surgery (RUS)
Credit to Address ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements:
Sponsored By:
Committee on Trauma
Program Participants:
Jose J. Diaz, MD, FACS, FCCM
Benjamin M. Braslow, MD, FACS
I. Develop an Acute Care / Emergency Surgery Program
Speaker Developing an Emergency General Surgery (EGS) Program: Essential Clinical Services that Support a Level I EGS Program
Jose J. Diaz, MD, FACS, FCCM
Speaker Understanding and Utilizing the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) Emergency General Surgery (EGS) Classification System
Oscar D. Guillamondegui, MD, MPH, FACS
Speaker Bowel Anastomosis in the Hostile Abdomen
Brandon Robert Bruns, MD FACS
Speaker The Current Management of Small Bowel Obstruction
Martin D. Zielinski, MD
Morning Break
II. Review of Common Emergency General Surgical Diseases
Speaker Complicated Cholecystitis: When and How to Bail Out
James Forrest Calland, MD, FACS
Speaker Surgical Peptic Ulcer Disease: Is it Making a Comeback?
Timothy Hurst Pohlman, MD FACS
Speaker Surgical Rescue and Source Control in the EGS Open Abdomen
Louis H. Alarcon, MD FACS
One Hour Lunch
Speaker Complicated Appendicitis
Benjamin M. Braslow, MD, FACS
Speaker Emergency General Surgery in Pregnancy
Luis Jose Garcia, MD FACS
Speaker Necrotizing Soft Tissue infections (NSTI)
Daniel N. Holena, MD MSCE FACS
Afternoon Break
Speaker Clostridium Difficile Colitis and Loop Ileostomy with Lavage
Lillian S. Kao, MD, MS, FACS
Speaker Necrotizing Pancreatitis and Video-assisted Retroperitoneal Debridement (VARD)
Karen D. Horvath, MD, FACS