28th Annual Winter Meeting: Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

28th Annual Winter Meeting: Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 3:00pm - Friday, March 15, 2019 - 6:30pm

This wide-ranging conference will help surgeons stay up to date on the latest advances in caring for patients with colon and rectal diseases.

Designed for

Colon and Rectal Surgeons and Fellows

Provided By

Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education

Purpose

This course is designed to provide the practicing colon and rectal surgeon with updates on important aspects of caring for patients with colon and rectal diseases. Emphasis is placed on a broad range of topics to address the needs of a diversified group of conditions.

Objectives

Wednesday, March 13

  • Discover knowledge for total neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer
  • Discuss the role for endoscopic therapies for colon cancer as an alternative to colectomy
  • Describe “watch and wait” therapy in rectal cancer
  • Discuss the use of the TaTME technique for rectal cancer

Thursday, March 14

  • Gain an understanding of the radiation therapy delivery process.
  • Learn about latest advances in treatment design and delivery.
  • Identify how radiotherapy side effects and long-term complications can be reduced.
  • Discuss the option of anterior rectopexy versus posterior rectopexy for treatment of rectal prolapse
  • Discuss surgery risk in inflammatory bowel disease with perioperative biologic and immunomodulator agent use
  • Recognize incidence of colonic dysplasia in IBD and factors that influence this.
  • Identify endoscopic techniques for detecting and treating dysplasia
  • Describe informed decisions about timing and role of surgery to prevent progression to advanced malignancy
  • Discuss the impact of a natural disaster (hurricane) on the delivery of colon and rectal surgery services
  • Explore the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) and associated opportunities and challenges

Friday, March 15

  • Discuss peristomal hernia prevention
  • Describe treatment options for complex anal fistula and identify clinical indications for each technique
  • Develop treatment algorithm for complex anal fistula
  • Identify the cost effectiveness of serial hemorrhoidal banding versus hemorrhoidectomy
  • Discuss who needs surgery for diverticulitis and when it is appropriate
  • Discuss sexual dysfunction after colorectal surgery; causes, frequency and results of treatment
  • Review the available approaches to colorectal cancer with liver metastases

Schedule

Wednesday, March 13

3 p.m.
Registration

3:15 p.m.
Welcome and Program Overview

3:30 p.m.
Total Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer
Charles A. Ternent, MD, FACS, FASCRS

4 p.m.
Endoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Lesions: Another alternative to coloectomy

I. Emre Gorgun, MD

4:30 p.m.
Watch and Wait approach for Rectal Cancer: Is it ready for prime time?
David J. Maron, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS

5 p.m.
TaTME: Tip and Tales from the Trenches
Peter W. Marcello, MD, FACS, FASCRS

5:30 p.m.
Complex Cases

6 p.m.
Evaluation and Adjournment

6:30 p.m.
Pizza Party

Thursday, March 14

6:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast

7 a.m.  
Nuts and Bolts of radiation therapy for rectal cancer
Hadi Zahra, MD, DABR®

7:30 a.m.
Ventral Rectopexy for Rectal Prolapse: Is it better than a posterior rectopexy? 
Zachary H. Torgersen, MD

8 a.m.
IBD Surgery Risk and Perioperative Biologic and Immunomodulator Agents: The good, the bad and the ugly

Jennifer L. Paruch, MD

8:30 a.m.
Complex Cases

9 a.m.  
Evaluation and Adjournment

Reconvene

4:30 p.m.
Modern Endoscopic and Surgical Approaches to IBD-associated Dysplasia
Michael D. Johnson, MD, FACS

5 p.m.
Colon and Rectal Surgery and Natural disasters: Tales from Maria

Jose Reyes, MD

5:30 p.m.
National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC): Opportunities and Challenges

Anjali S. Kumar, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCRS

6 p.m.
Evaluation and Adjournment

Friday, March 15

6:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast

7 a.m.
Prevention of Parastomal hernias: What are the options and what is the evidence?
Garnet J. Blatchford, MD, FACS, FASCRS

7:30 a.m.
Complex Anal Fistula Treatment Strategies: Which One Should I Use?
Jennifer A. Leinicke, MD, MPHS

8 a.m.
Cost-Effective Therapy for Internal Hemorrhoids – Sequential Bands or Surgery?

Ohmar Coughlin, MD

8:30 a.m.
Diverticulitis of the Sigmoid Colon: Who needs surgery and when?
Darcy D. Shaw, MD, FACS

9 a.m.  
Discussion and Questions

9:30 a.m.
Evaluation and Adjournment

Reconvene

4:30 p.m.
Sexual dysfunction after Colorectal Surgery: Causes, frequency and end results
Brett C. Hill, MD

5 p.m.
Approach to Colorectal Cancer with Liver Metastases
Benjamin Martin, MD

5:30 p.m.
Complex Cases

6:30 p.m.
Evaluation and Adjournment


Education Credit

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and The Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.  Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Registration

Physicians: $250
Fellows: $100

The Crestwood Lodge and Condominiums Hotel
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Snowmass, CO 81615
United States