General Surgery Morbidity & Mortality

Des Moines, IA US
February 20, 2014

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. Discuss the importance of evidence-based medicine and apply evidence-based medicine to each case study presented.
  2. Identify best practices for the surgical procedure being discussed and whether it is/was appropriate in this case.
  3. Critique patient outcomes for each Morbidity & Mortality case and discuss potential improvements or different manners in which to handle.

Case Moderator

Charles D. Goldman, MD, FACS
General Surgery Program Director, Mercy Medical Center

Dr. Goldman 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: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the guidelines from the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) through the sponsorship of Des Moines University (DMU) and Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines. DMU is accredited by the AOA and approves this live activity for 1.0 AOA Category 2-A CME credit.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
02/20/2014
Course expires: 
02/20/2014
Event starts: 
02/20/2014 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
02/20/2014 - 8:00am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Mercy Medical Center
1111 6th Avenue
East Conference Room #7
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/20/2014
Course expires: 
02/20/2014

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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