Effectiveness of Liposomal Bupivacaine in Colorectal Surgery

Des Moines, IA US
March 9, 2017

The General Surgery Didactic Program is an addition to Mercy Medical Center's expansive general surgery exposure. A wide variety of general surgical and subspecialty training is administered within the tertiary care facility and is taught by fellowship-trained faculty.

Intended Audience

Nurses, physicians, surgeons, residents, medical students, and other interested health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Evaluate the effectiveness of liposomal bupivacaine in controlling pain.
  2. Review postoperative outcomes and usage of opioid pain medication after surgery utilizing liposomal bupivacaine.

Case Moderator

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Rachel Knudson, DO
General Surgeon, Skiff Hospital

Dr. Knudson indicated no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Disclosure

Speaker(s) will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
Course opens: 
03/09/2017
Course expires: 
03/09/2017
Event starts: 
03/09/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/09/2017 - 9:00am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Mercy Medical Center
1111 6th Avenue
East Conference Room #7
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/09/2017
Course expires: 
03/09/2017

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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