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The New York General Surgery Board Review Course

Presented by Oakstone

The New York General Surgery Board Review Course is a unique self-study program was specifically designed to help candidates complete preparation for the American Board of Surgery Qualifying, Certifying, and Recertification Examinations. Introducing online learning! Choose the format that is best for you.

Two FREE Bonuses! All New “Pearls for Surgical Examinations” 2012 Study Pearls and “Lunch Time Q&A” Our course directors answer the questions you need answered.


 
CREDITS Earn up to 47 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CE RELEASE December 15, 2012
CE EXPIRE December 15, 2015
 
Item No Media (Can't decide on a format?) Price Purchase
GSX884E1
DIGITAL - VIDEO STREAM, FREE MP3 DOWNLOAD, AND MP4: Includes Stream Video online with downloadable MP3 audio files, PDF syllabus, and free CME quiz. You will also receive 2 MP4 discs and your two FREE bonuses.
$1,695.00
GSX884DD
Video - DVD & MP4: Includes 20 DVDs/2 MP4 discs with carrying case, PDF syllabus, two FREE Bonuses and free CME quiz.
$1,695.00
GSX884CD
Audio - CD & MP3: Includes 46 audio CDs/1 MP3 disc with carrying case, PDF syllabus, two free bonuses and free CME quiz.
$1,495.00
GSX884AVE
Combo: Best Value – Bought Individually $3,190, Save $695 Includes Stream Video online, 20 DVDs/2 MP4s, 46 CDs/1 MP3 with carrying case, PDF syllabus, two free bonuses and free CME quiz.
$2,495.00
GSX884ZW
Additional User Package: Includes PDF syllabus and free CME quiz (initial video and/or audio purchase required).
$250.00
 
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Program Summary


The New York General Surgery Board Review Course is a comprehensive and intensive review designed to help candidates complete preparation for the American Board of Surgery Qualifying, Certifying, and Recertification Examinations.

This activity also prepares surgical residents for the senior level ABSITE Examinations. The program curriculum is designed to match the subject matter of the examinations of the American Board of Surgery, including the current standards of care, as well as aiding surgeons who now are evaluated by the six competencies: medical knowledge, patient care, communication skills, practice-based learning, systems-based practice, and professionalism.
 
 

Intended Audience


  • Diplomates of the American Board of Surgery preparing for recertification
  • Residents in general surgery and surgeons who have completed their residency training and are preparing for the Qualification and Certification Examinations of the American Board of Surgery and also for the ABSITE
  • Surgeons in practice who want to update and refresh their knowledge base. This one course offers Category 1 CME credits for licensure requirements and the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable as part of a comprehensive lifelong learning (CME) program, a necessary component of maintenance of certification
  • Fellows in surgical specialties

 
 

Topics & Speakers


  • Cardiac Physiology
  • Respiratory Physiology: Breathing is Not Enough
  • Anatomy that Matters
  • The Government and the Surgeon
  • Basics of Head and Neck Surgery for the Surgeons Who Operate on the Belly
  • The Spleen and the Surgeon
  • Medical Ethics, Legal and Regulatory Issues in Surgery
  • How to Pass the Certifying Exam (Oral Exam)
  • Surgical Highlights in Neonates, Infants, and Children, Part I & II
    Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Fluids and Electrolytes, Acid Base
    Russel J. Crew, MD
  • Immunology for the Surgeon
  • Hormone Physiology: Making Sense of the Endocrine System
    Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS
  • Physiology and Metabolism in Vascular Diseases
    Rajeev Dayal, MD
  • GI Physiology
    Tracey Arnell, MD
  • The Pathophysiology of Laparoscopic Surgery and How to Avoid Problems
    Brian Jacob, MD
  • Trauma I: A Crash Review of Trauma
  • Trauma II: Organ Specific Trauma
    Ronald J. Simon, MD
  • The Big Decisions in Bariatric Surgery
  • Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Stomach and Duodenum
    Marc Bessler, MD
  • Diseases of the Breast: It is Not All Cancer
    Mahmoud El-Tamer, MD
  • Critical Issues in the SICU
  • Surgical Infections: What Can We Do to Avoid Them and How Do We Treat Them When We Get Them
    Ajai Malhotra, MD
  • Motility and Other Esophageal Problems
    Lyall A. Gorenstein, MD
  • Review: Pre-Test
  • Review: Post-Test
    Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS
    Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Orthopedic Surgery for the General Surgeon
    Robert J. Strauch, MD
  • The Current Treatment of Diseases of the Aorta
    James F. McKinsey, MD
  • Surgical Aspects of Hepato-Biliary Disease
    Antonio Picon, MD
  • Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
  • Surgical Endoscopy, Top to Bottom
    Tracey Arnell, MD
  • Everything but the Aorta: Peripheral Vascular Disease
    Gautam Shrikhande, MD
  • Surgical Problems in Pregnancy and Gynecologic Diseases
    Sreedhar Gaddipati, MD
  • Burns and Basics of Plastic Surgery
    Robert T. Grant, MD
  • Medical Aspects of Presidential Assassinations
    John Cosgrove, MD
  • What the General Surgeon Needs to Know About the Lungs, Mediastinum, and Thoracoscopy
    Mark D. Widmann, MD
  • Urology for the General Surgeon
    James M. McKiernan, MD
  • Inflammatory and Malignant Diseases of the Colon
    Daniel Feingold, MD
  • Small Intestine
  • Inflammatory and Malignant Diseases of the Pancreas
  • What You Need to Know About Melanoma and Sarcoma
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Principles and Complications of Chemotherapy and Radiation
    Aaron H. Chevinsky, MD
  • Principles of Anesthesia for the General Surgeon
    Vivek Moitra, MD
  • Adrenal, Endocrine Pancreas, Pituitary
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid
    Tobias Carling, MD, PhD
  • The Other Vessels: Veins and Pulmonary Embolism
    Roman Nowygrod, MD
  • Bio-Statistics
    Patrick L. Reavey, MD
  • Ultrasound for Surgeons
    Beth A. Schrope, MD
  • Breast Imaging
    Carolyn Raia, MD
  • Geriatric Surgery
    Michael M. Zenilman, MD
  • Blood Clotting
    David L.Diuguid, MD
  • Organ Transplantation
    Lloyd E. Ratner, MD

 
 

Faculty


Program Directors
     
Dr. Hardy Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS
Course Co-director

Auchincloss Professor of Surgery
Director Emeritus
Transplantation Program
Department of Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Dr. Widmann Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
Course Co-director

Clinical Professor of Surgery
State University of New York
Downstate Medical Center
Special Lecturer, Department of Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
 
Program Faculty

Antonio Alfonso, MD
Distinguished Teaching Professor of Surgery
State University of New York
Downstate Medical Center
Chair of the Department of Surgery
SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Tracey Arnell, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair, Medical Education
Program Director, Surgical Residency,
Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery,
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Marc Bessler, MD
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Chief, Division of Minimal Access/Bariatric Surgery Director, Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/
Columbia University Medical Center

Tobias Carling, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Director, Yale Endocrine Neoplasia Laboratory
Department of Surgery
Yale University School of Medicine

Aaron H. Chevinsky, MD
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Surgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Chief, Surgical Oncology
Co-Director, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center
Morristown Memorial Hospital

John Cosgrove, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Albert Einstein Medical School
Chairman Department of Surgery
Bronx Lebanon Hospital

Russell J. Crew, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Rajeev Dayal, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery,
Director, Carotid Interventions,
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

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

Daniel Feingold, MD
Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Trials
Section of Colorectal Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Reviewer, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum

Sreedhar Gaddipati, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Director
Critical Care Obstetrics
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Lyall A. Gorenstein, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Director, Minimal Access Thoracic Surger,
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Robert T. Grant, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Chief, Joint Division of Plastic Surgery
Director, Combined Plastic Surgery
Residency Program
Columbia and Cornell
Plastic Surgeon in Chief
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS
Auchincloss Professor of Surgery
Director Emeritus and Founder
Renal and Islet Transplantation
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Brian Jacob, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Surgery
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Director, Baricenter
Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

Ajai Malhotra, MD
Professor of Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University

Michael Marvin, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery
Chief, Division of Transplantation
DUniversity of Louisville, Kentucky

James M. McKiernan, MD
John and Ireene Given
Associate Professor, Urology
Chairman of the Herbert Irving
Comprehensive Cancer
Center Clinical Research Committee
Director of Urologic Oncology
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

James F. McKinsey, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Chief
Bi-Campus Division of Vascular Surgery and
Endovascular Interventions, Columbia and Cornell
Director, Bi-campus Vascular Fellowship
New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Vivek Moitra, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesia
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Roman Nowygrod, MD
Professor of Surgery, Director, Vein Disorder Center
Director Medical Student Clerkship
Medical Student Preceptorship
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Antonio Picon, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
State of New York Downstate Medical Center
Director Surgical Oncology
Staten Island University Hospital

Carolyn Raia, MD
Attending Radiologist, Co-Director, Breast Center
Staten Island University Hospital

Lloyd E. Ratner, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director of Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Patrick L. Reavey, MD
Fellow, Plastic Surgery
Columbia-Cornell Combined
Plastic Surgery Program

Beth A. Schrope, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
ACS Instructor in Sonography

Gautam Shrikhande, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Ronald J. Simon, MD
Professor of Surgery
NYU School of Medicine,
Director, Division of Trauma
Emergency Surgery and Critical Care
NYU Langone Medical Center

Robert J. Strauch, MD
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Mark D. Widmann, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Chief Thoracic Oncology
Carol Simon Cancer Center
Atlantic Health System

Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
Clinical Professor of Surgery
State University of New York
Downstate Medical Center
Special Lecturer, Department of Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons,

Michael M. Zenilman, MD
Professor of Surgery, Vice Chair
Director for Regional Surgery
Department of Surgery
Johns Hopkins University Medical Center


 
 

Learning Objectives


At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
  • Complete a review for the Qualification, Certification, and Recertification Examinations administered by the American Board of Surgery, and the Senior Level American Board of Surgery In-Service Training Examination
  • Describe the appropriate evaluation and management of both common and uncommon problems encountered in clinical practice
  • Demonstrate an increased comprehension of the current standards and concepts in the practice of surgery
  • Recognize and apply new and evolving diagnostic and therapeutic interventions and their role in changing the classical approaches to problems in general, vascular, pediatric, and general thoracic surgery
  • Discuss the basics of surgical physiology and critical care
  • Explain evidence-based general procedures in pediatric, thoracic, gynecologic, urologic, and orthopaedic surgery
  • Summarize the latest advances in anesthesia for pain management
  • Integrate non-conventional principles and practices with conventional surgical procedures
  • Interpret reviews and data of the latest basic science findings and predict the impact of these on clinical problems

 
 

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 47.0 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: December 15, 2012
Date of Credit Termination: December 15, 2015

Estimated Time to Complete: 47 hours