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

  • Discuss the role for endoscopic therapies for colon cancer as an alternative to colectomy
  • Discover knowledge for total neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer
  • Describe “watch and wait” therapy in rectal cancer
  • Evaluate nuts and bolts of radiation therapy for patients with rectal cancer
  • Discuss peristomal hernia prevention
  • Explore the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) and associated opportunities and challenges
  • Report the surgical strategies for treatment of complex anal fistula
  • Discuss surgery risk in inflammatory bowel disease with perioperative biologic and immunomodulator agent use
  • Evaluate how to approach to IBD associated Dysplasia
  • Discuss sexual dysfunction after colorectal surgery; causes, frequency and results of treatment 
  • Discuss the option of anterior rectopexy versus posterior rectopexy for treatment of rectal prolapse
  • Discuss the use of the TaTME technique for rectal cancer
  • Discuss the impact of a natural disaster (hurricane) on the delivery of colon and rectal surgery services
  • Review the available approaches to colorectal cancer with liver metastases
  • Discuss who needs surgery for diverticulitis and when it is appropriate
  • Identify the cost effectiveness of serial hemorrhoidal banding versus hemorrhoidectomy

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 Ternent, MD

4 p.m.
Endoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Lesions: Another Alternative to Colectomy

Emre Gorgun, MD

4:30 p.m.
Watch and Wait Approach for Rectal Cancer: Is It Ready for Prime Time?

David Maron, MD

5 p.m.
TaTME: Tip and Tales from the Trenches

Peter Marcello, MD

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

7:30 a.m.
Ventral Rectopexy for Rectal Prolapse: Is It Better Than a Posterior Rectopexy?

Zachary Torgersen, MD

8 a.m.
IBD Surgery Risk and Perioperative Biologic and Immunomodulator Agents: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Jennifer Paruch, MD

8:30 a.m.
Complex Cases

9 a.m.
Evaluation and Adjournment

4:30 p.m.
Modern Surgical and Endoscopic Approach to IBD-Associated Dysplasia

Michael D. Johnson, MD

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

Jose Reyes, MD

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

Anjali Kumar, MD

6:00 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 Blatchford, MD

7:30 a.m.
Complex Anal Fistula Treatment Strategies: Which One Should I Use?

Jennifer Leinicke, MD

8 a.m.
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Serial Band Ligation vs. Hemorrhoidectomy: Who, When and What?

Ohmar Coughlin, MD

8:30 a.m.
Diverticulitis of the Sigmoid Colon: Who Needs Surgery and When?

Darcy Shaw, MD

9 a.m.
Discussion and Questions

9:30 a.m.
Evaluation and Adjournment

4:30 p.m.
Sexual Dysfunction After Colorectal Surgery: Causes, Frequency and End Results

Brett 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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United States