27th Annual Management of Colon and Rectal Diseases

27th Annual Management of Colon and Rectal Diseases
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 7:15am - 3:00pm

This conference is designed to update primary care physicians, nurses, and support staff on recent advances in the management of lower gastrointestinal diseases that are commonly seen in a primary care practice. Information presented is intended to enhance clinical competence in the office management and differential diagnosis of selected colon and rectal diseases and may include initial management as well as guidelines to assist in determining when referral to specialty consultants is indicated.

Designed For

Primary Care Physicians, General Surgeons, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Support Staff, Fellows, Residents, Students

Provided By

Creighton University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education

Purpose

This conference is designed to update primary care physicians, nurses, pharmacists and support staff on recent advances in the management of lower gastrointestinal diseases that are commonly seen in a primary care practice. Information presented is intended to enhance clinical competence in the office management and differential diagnosis of selected colon and rectal diseases and may include initial management as well as guidelines to assist in determining when referral to specialty consultants is indicated.

Objectives

Session I

  • Discuss history of 100-year practice of colon and rectal surgery.
  • Review historical aspects of anorectal anatomy.
  • Discuss causes and treatment options of anal fissure.
  • Describe causes and management of pilonidal disease with special reference to armed forces.

Session II

  • Review the evolution of intestinal anastomoses over the years.
  • Understand the importance of the gastrointestinal microbiome.
  • Discuss management of Constipation.
  • Review evaluation of treatment of patients with fecal incontinence.

Session III

  • Review the advances in colorectal cancer staging.
  • Describe the changing concepts in the postoperative care after colonic surgery.
  • Discuss evolution of radiation therapy.
  • Review the advances in chemotherapeutic agents available to treat colorectal cancers.
  • Discuss the genetic pathway of development of colorectal cancer.

Schedule

7:15 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

7:50 a.m.
Welcome and Program Overview

M. Shashidharan, MD, FRCS, FACS, FASCRS

Session I - Anorectal Diseases: Management of Common Anorectal Complaints

Moderator: Jennifer Beaty, MD, FACS, FASCRS

8 a.m.
From the Beginning: A Specialty Practice of Colon and Rectal Surgery—1919 to 2019

Alan Thorson, MD, FACS, FASCRS

8:20 a.m.
Evolution of Anorectal Anatomy

M. Shashidharan, MD, FACS, FASCRS

8:40 a.m.
Anal Fissure: Finding the Root Cause

Michael Jobst, MD, FACS, FASCRS

9 a.m.
Pilonidal Disease in Armed Forces: Historical Perspective

Zachary Torgersen, MD

9:20 a.m.
Panel Discussion

Alan Thorson, MD, FACS, FASCRS
M.Shashidharan, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Zachary Torgersen, MD
Michael Jobst, MD, FACS, FASCRS

9:40 a.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

Session II - New Technologies: Management of Colorectal Disorders

Moderator: Charles Ternent, MD, FACS, FASCRS

10 a.m.
Milestones in the Development of Intestinal Anastomosis

Brian Sadowski, MD, FACS, FASCRS

10:20 a.m.
A Modern Historical Revolution: Understanding the Gut Microbiome

Erin Jenkins, MD

10:40 a.m.
Managing Constipation Through the Ages

Garnet Blatchford, MD, FACS, FASCRS

11 a.m.
Solving the Riddle of the Sphincter

Jennifer Beaty, MD, FACS, FASCRS

11:20 a.m.
Panel Discussion

Erin Jenkins, MD
Brian Sadowski, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Garnet Blatchford, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Jennifer Beaty MD, FACS, FASCRS

11:40 a.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

Noon
Lunch With Faculty

Meet the Professor Course faculty will be present at each table for individualized discussion of colon and rectal diseases. Bring your interesting cases and questions.

Session III - New Concepts in the Management of Colorectal Cancer

Moderator: Jennifer Beaty, MD, FACS, FASCRS

1 p.m.
Advancing from Diagnostic, Anatomic to Prognostic Staging of Colorectal Cancer

Charles Ternent, MD

1:20 p.m.
Shifting Perspective in Postoperative Care

Yohanis O’Neill Castro, MD

1:40 p.m.
Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer: Century of Progress

Peter Silberstein, MD

2 p.m.
Radiation Therapy: From Fallacy to Science

Hadi Zahra, MD

2:20 p.m.
The Construction of Genetic Pathway to Colorectal Cancer

Moriah Wright, MD

2:40 p.m.
Panel Discussion

Moriah Wright, MD
Charles Ternent, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Peter Silberstein, MD
Hadi Zahra, MD
Yohanis O’Neill Castro, MD

3 p.m.
Evaluation and Adjournment


Education Credit
 

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only 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.

Nurse CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 6.5 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP
This Live activity, 27th Annual Management of Colon and Rectal Diseases, with a beginning date of 02/23/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to –.– Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Registration

Physicians, general surgeons, nurse practitioners and physician assistants: $135
Nurses, support staff and public health professionals: $75
Fellows, residents and full-time students: $45

Colon and Rectal Surgery Inc. Celebrating 100 years of service!!
 

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10220 Regency Circle
Omaha, NE 68114
United States