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The New York General Surgery Board Review Course

Oakstone

The New York General Surgery Board Review Course is a comprehensive and intensive case-based review designed to help candidates complete preparation for the American Board of Surgery Content Outline for the Qualifying Examination, the content of the ABSITE®, and the materials covered in the American Board of Surgery SCORE® Curriculum, as well as the American Board of Surgery MOC Examination (formerly the Recertification Examination).

The New York General Surgery Board Review Course provides AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program to Physicians.


 
CREDITS Earn up to 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CE RELEASE November 1, 2014
CE EXPIRE November 1, 2017
ONLINE PRICE $1,495.00
(You will be redirected to Oakstone.com)
 

Description


Dynamic lectures, Q&A sessions, and Question Bank Reviews with in-depth discussion of the answers offers an engaging learning experience focused on the educational needs of candidates for the examinations of the American Board of Surgery.

The course seeks to guide you through the maze of material pertinent to the field of general surgery in a meaningful way that allows you to focus on the salient issues and enables you to take the examinations with confidence, and to achieve the required competency in medical knowledge expected by the American Board of Surgery.

Be Ready for the American Board of Surgery Content Outline for the Qualifying Examination, the content of the ABSITE®, and the materials covered in the American Board of Surgery SCORE® Curriculum, as well as the American Board of Surgery MOC Examination (formerly the Recertification Examination).

2014 Bonus Materials

500 Multiple Choice Question (Bank Review): You will receive an exclusive set of 500 multiple-choice questions. This study tool references citations from the most recent editions of popular surgical texts and includes explanations beyond just a page reference.

Study Pearls Book: You will also receive the review book Study Pearls by Drs. Widmann, Hardy and Jacob. This review book has been updated and edited to focus on the topics most frequently covered on surgical examinations. It includes techniques to improve your skill in taking MCQ examinations, as well as pointers on practical ways to remember facts and data by emphasizing the understanding of some basic principles. This book is not offered at any other surgical conference and is not available in stores.
Plus, you will receive an illustrated and complete digital syllabus to reinforce your learning and further aid you in exam preparation.

Review Sessions: There are three sessions: “How to Improve MCQ Scores and Exam-Taking Skills,” and a 100-question review. “How to Pass the Certifying Exam (Oral Exam),” followed by “Demonstrations: Mock Oral Examination.” There will also be two sessions for those not actively preparing for exams, including “The Next Surgical Frontier: Global Surgery” and “Medical Aspects of Presidential Assassinations.” with an additional 100-question review.

Self Assessment: The New York General Surgery Board Review Course provides up to XX AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program for Physicians. In order to claim the self-assessment credits, you must score 75% or higher on the post-test.


 
 

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 Qualifying Examination, the ABSITE®, the American Board of Surgery SCORE® Curriculum, as well as the American Board of Surgery MOC Examination (formerly Recertification Examination)
  • Surgeons in practice who want to update and refresh their knowledge base
  • Fellows in surgical specialties
  • Those looking to obtain Category I CME and self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program

 
 

Topics & Speakers


  • Cardiac Physiology - The Heart is
    Not a Simple Pump
  • Respiratory Physiology: Breathing is Not Enough
  • Anatomy that Matters
    (Even if you Never Operate in Those Areas)

  • Critical Issues in the SICU
  • Basics of Head and Neck Surgery for the Surgeons Who Operate on the Belly
  • Medical Ethics and the Government and the Surgeon
  • How to Improve Scores on
    ABS Multiple Choice Examinations
  • How to Pass the Certifying Exam (Oral Exam)
  • Breast Imaging
  • The Spleen and the Surgeon and Surgical Nutrition
  • Principles of Anesthesia for the General Surgeon
  • Surgical Infections
    Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS

  • Immunology
  • Hormone Physiology: Making Sense of the Endocrine System
    Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS

  • Physiology and Metabolism in Vascular Diseases
  • Everything but the Aorta
    Rajeev Dayal, MD

  • Principles of Fluids and Electrolytes
    Russel J. Crew, MD

  • Ultrasound
    Beth A. Schrope, MD

  • The Other Vessels: Lymphatic, Veins
    and Pulmonary Embolism
    Roman Nowygrod, MD

  • Thyroid and Parathyroid
  • Adrenal, Endocrine Pancreas, Pituitary
    Tobias Carling, MD, PhD

  • Bio-Statistics
    Patrick L. Reavey, MD

  • Inflammatory and Malignant Diseases
    of the Colon
    Daniel Feingold, MD

  • Operating Room Safety
    Gregory F. Dakin, MD

  • Geriatric Surgery: Making Surgical
    Interventions in the Golden Years Safer
    Michael M. Zenilman, MD

  • Question Bank Review Pt1
    Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS and
    Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS


  • What the General Surgeon Needs to Know About
    the Lungs, Mediastinum, and Thoracoscopy
    Mark D. Widmann, MD

  • What You Need to Know About
    Melanoma and Sarcoma
    Bret Taback, MD

  • The Pathophysiology of Laparoscopic Surgery
    and How to Avoid Problems
    Brian Jacob, MD, FACS

  • Burns and Basics of Plastic Surgery
    Robert T. Grant, MD
  • Overview of Trauma
  • Organ Trauma
    Ronald J. Simon, MD

  • Hernia
    Linda Zhang, MD

  • Inflammatory and Malignant Diseases
    of the Pancreas
    Daniel Mark Labow, MD

  • Demonstration: Mock Oral Examination
    Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS and
    Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS


  • Aortic Surgery
    Mark Song, MD

  • Surgical Problems in Pregnancy
    and Gynecologic Diseases
    Sharyn N. Lewin, MD

  • Diseases of the Breast
    Mahmoud El-Tamer, MD

  • The Big Decisions in Bariatric Surgery
    Melissa B. Bagloo, MD

  • Small Bowel
    Anthony Vine, MD

  • Pediatric Surgery Part 1 & 2
    Steven Styllianos, MD

  • The Principles and Complication of
    Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy
    Umut Sarpel, MD

  • Question Bank Review Pt2
    Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS and
    Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS


  • Orthopedic Surgery for the General Surgeon
    Robert J. Strauch, MD

  • Benign and Malignant Diseases
    of the Colon and Rectum
  • Surgical Endoscopy, Top to Bottom
  • GI Physiology: The Gut is Not a Passive Organ
    Tracey D. Arnell, MD

  • Surgical Aspects of Hepato-Biliary Disease
    Antonio Picon, MD

  • Gastric Benign and Malignant
    Yanghee Woo, MD

  • Transplantation
    Lloyd E. Ratner, MD

  • Blood Clotting: Not Enough or Too Much
    David L. Diuguid, MD

  • Motility and Other Esophageal Problems
    Lyall A. Gorenstein, MD

  • Urology for the General Surgeon
    James M. McKiernan, MD

  • Faculty Q & A Session 1
    Faculty Q & A Session 2
    Faculty Q & A Session 3
    Faculty Q & A Session 4

 
 

Faculty


Course Directors
   
Dr. Warren Widmann Hardy, MD
Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
Course Co-Director
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Assistant Dean, Surgical Education
State University of New York
Downstate Medical Center
Special Lecturer, Department of Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS
Course Co-Director
Auchincloss Professor of Surgery
Director Emeritus and Founder
Transplantation Program
Department of Surgery,
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Brian Jacob, MD, FACS
Associate Course Director
Associate Clinical Professor, Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine
at Mount Sinai Medical Center
Partner
Laparoscopic Surgical Center of NY

Faculty

Tracey D. 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

Melissa B. Bagloo, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

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

John Morgan Cosgrove, MD
Chief, Surgery
Eastern Long Island Hospital

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

Gregory F. Dakin, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College

Rajeev Dayal, MD
Section Chief, Vascular Surgery
New York Hospital, Queens

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

Daniel Feingold, MD
Edelman-Jarislowsky Associate Professor of Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Reviewer, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum

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

Robert T. Grant, MD
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
Department of Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Brian Jacob, MD, FACS
Associate Clinical Professor, Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Partner, Laparoscopic Surgical Center of NY

Daniel Mark Labow, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Icahn School of Medicine at
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Sharyn N. Lewin, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

James M. McKiernan, MD
George F. Cahill Professor of Urology
Chairman of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive
Cancer Center Clinical Research Committee
Director of Urologic Oncology
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 University of New York
Downstate Medical Center
Director, Surgical Oncology
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

Umut Sarpel, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Beth A. Schrope, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
The Ridgewood Hospital
Englewood, New Jersey

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

Mark Song, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
State University of New York
Downstate Medical Center

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

Steven Stylianos, MD
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Surgeon-in-Chief
Morgan-Stanley Children’s Hospital

Brett Taback, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director Melanoma, Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Tumor Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Anthony Vine, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at
Mount Sinai Medical Center

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
Assistant Dean, Surgical Education
State University of New York
Downstate Medical Center
Special Lecturer, Department of Surgery
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Yanghee Woo, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
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

Linda Zhang, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at
Mount Sinai Medical Center


 
 

Learning Objectives


Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Complete a review for the Qualifying Examination, the ABSITE®, the American Board of Surgery SCORE® Curriculum, as well as the American Board of Surgery MOC Examination (formerly Recertification 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 become familiar with 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
  • 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 is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 50 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: November 1, 2014
Date of Credit Termination: November 1, 2017
Estimated Time to Complete: 50 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.