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Duration: CME/CE Points: Faculty:
CME : 1

Robotics in General Surgery Webcast is organized by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUMC).

Release Date: Jun 23, 2017
Expiration Date: Jun 23, 2020

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.   

Conference Description :
This presentation should be a continuation of the discussion of robotic surgery applications with general surgical procedures and discuss integration of robotic training with current surgical trainees.

Conference Objectives are :
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:
• DESCRIBE applications of robotic surgery as it relates to inguinal hernia repair and cholecystectomy;
• DISCUSS importance of including robotic surgery training as it relates to resident and fellowship training;
• DISCUSS the role of robotics in foregut, bariatric, and ventral hernia repair; and
• EXPLAIN potential advantages and disadvantages of robotics in general surgery.

You’ll also learn about the following:

• What the surgical robot actually does
• General surgical applications of robotics
• Starting a robotic program in your hospital
• Equipment costs
• Insurance coverage
• Credentialing
• How to select a surgeon to do your inguinal herniorrhaphy
• Future applications of robotics in general surgery
• Converting robotic to open surgical procedures
• Patient variables in technique selection

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Target Audience

Surgery, Health Informatics


Activity Fee : USD $25.00


Surgery, Health Informatics

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