Prof. Luigi Boni, is the director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center of the Department of Surgical and Morphological Sciences of the University of Insubria, Varese, Italy.Once completed his training in surgical oncology, he focused his interest in minimally invasive surgery moving to Dundee (Scotland) where he worked with Sir Alfred Cuschieri for more than 3 years. Back to Italy, he became Associate Professor of Surgery and founded the minimally invasive surgery research center. He published so far more than 170 scientific articles on different topics in peer reviewed journal and more than 15 chapters in surgical book.
He is in the faculty of several well-known center such as the IRCAD in Strasburg , the Cuschieri Skill Center in Dundee, the European Surgical Institute in Hamburg and many more.Member of the Journal and Publications board of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery and Section Editor for Surgical Endoscopy, Prof. Boni is also pioneer in specific field of laparoscopic surgery such as single port, fluorescence guided surgery, minilaparoscopy as well as TAMIS-TME. In this latter field, he was one of the faculties of the first course on Thiel Embalmed Cadaver Course held in at the Cuschieri Skill Center in Dundee in May 2014.
MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Connecticut Medical Examining Board
Connecticut Medical Examining Board accepts the credit courses that are accredited by ACCME and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
CME Credits Required : 50.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 0.00
A minimum of 50 contact hours of qualifying continuing medical education every 2 years commencing on the first date of license renewal;1 contact hour means a minimum of 50 minutes of the continuing education activity once every 6 years.1 CME hour in each of the following topics:
(A) Infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus,
(B) risk management,
(C) sexual assault,
(D) domestic violence,
(E) cultural competency,
(F) behavioral health.
Beginning January 1, 2020, such behavioral health CME must include at least 2 contact hours on diagnosing and treating (i) cognitive conditions, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, delirium, related cognitive impairments, and geriatric depression, or (ii) mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, those common to veterans and family members of veterans such as post-traumatic stress, risk of suicide, depression, and grief. OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. The commissioner may grant a waiver for not more than 10 contact hours of CME for physicians who:
(1) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board,
(2) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of a medical healing panel, or
(3) assist the state Department of Public Health with its duties to board and commissions (described in Ch. 368a. Sec. 10a-14).