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  • 23rd Annual Current Concepts & Controversies in S u rg e r y Stowe Mountain Lodge January 27 - 29, 2014 10 ABS MOC Self Assessment Credits!
  • CO U R S E D E S C R I P T I O N This conference is designed to present current clinical management issues in surgical patients for the general surgeon in practice, nurses and other health care professionals in the field. Registration is limited to allow personal contact with the faculty in order that each participant will be able to tap the resources available for his/her own clinical scenarios. OBJECTIVES Following this conference, participants attending this course should be able to: 1. Discuss the evidence for axillary surgery for breast cancer. 2. Describe the use of neoadjuvant treatment for soft tissue sarcomas and new treatments for recurrent melanoma. 3. Describe the available surgical techniques for acute diverticulitis and the optimal use of each. 4. Discuss the role of surgery versus medical treatment including biological therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). 5. Describe new techniques for treating anal fistulas. ACC R E D I TAT I O N The University of Vermont College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Vermont designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. A self-assessment exam will be given to allow the opportunity to earn 10 credits toward fulfilling Part 2 of the ABS MOC program. This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 10 Nursing Contact Hours.* *The University of Vermont Continuing Medical Education (VSNA Provider #: 10-10-009PR, 02/1/14) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Vermont State Nurses Association, Inc. Committee on Education, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. R E G I S T R AT I O N & C A N C E L L AT I O N All course materials, coffee breaks and reception are included. Refunds, less a $75 administrative fee, are available if cancellation is made prior to January 7, 2014. No refunds are possible after that date. Course #14-801-02
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTH CARE (FAHC) FACULTY Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, FACS Assistant Professor of Surgery Edward C. Borrazzo, MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Chief, Division of General Surgery Peter A. Cataldo, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery William E. Charash, MD, PhD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Chief, Division of Trauma Director, Surgical Critical Care Patrick M. Forgione, MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Director, Surgical Simulation Seth P. Harlow, MD Associate Professor of Surgery Division Chief, Surgical Oncology James C. Hebert, MD, FACS Course Director Albert G. Mackay & H. Gordon Page Professor of Surgery Neil H. Hyman, MD, FACS Samuel B. and Michelle D. Labow Professor of Colorectal Surgery Co-Director, Digestive Disease Center Ted A. James, MD Associate Professor of Surgery Director, Skin and Soft Tissue Surgical Oncology John L. Leahy, MD Professor of Medicine Co-Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Jesse S. Moore, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery Kennith H. Sartorelli, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery Joel J. Schnure, MD, FACP, FACE Professor of Surgery Co-Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Michelle M. Sowden, DO Assistant Professor of Surgery Margaret A. Tandoh, MD, FACS Assistant Professor of Surgery Medical Director, Burn Center Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Monday, January 27, 2014 Morning Session 7:00am Registration, Continental Breakfast for Participants & Exhibits 7:30 Recent Clinical Trials on Axillary Surgery in Breast Cancer Michelle Sowden, DO 8:00 Status of Neo-Adjuvant Treatments for Large Soft Tissue Sarcomas Ted James, MD 8:30 New Treatments for Recurrent Melanoma Seth Harlow, MD 9:00-9:30 Question and Answer Session With Panelists Afternoon Session 4:00pm Refreshments & Exhibits 4:30 Diverticulitis - When Do We use the Current Surgical Options? Jesse Moore, MD 5:00 IBD Surgery in the Age of Biologics Neil Hyman, MD 5:30 Changing Treatment for Anal Fistula. Light at the End of the Tunnel Peter Cataldo, MD 6:00 Question and Answer Session with Panelists 6:45 Reception for Participants and Families Tuesday, January 28 Morning Session 7:00am Continental Breakfast for Participants 7:30 Managing Common Duct Stones in the Age of Minimally Invasive Surgery Edward Borrazzo, MD
  • 8:00 Bariatric Surgery in 2014: Principles, Advantages and Disadvantages of Available Procedures Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD 8:30 SBO After Bariatric Surgery Patrick Forgione, MD 9:00-9:30 Question and Answer Session With Panelists Afternoon Session 4:00pm Refreshments & Exhibits 4:30 Burn Care and the General Surgeon Margaret Tandoh, MD 5:00 Managing Splenic Trauma - When to Use the Alternatives Kennith Sartorelli, MD 5:30 Managing the Open Abdomen William Charash, MD, PhD 6:00 Question and Answer Session with Panelists 6:30 Adjourn Wednesday, January 29 Morning Session 7:00am Continental Breakfast for Participants & Exhibits 7:30 Perioperative Diabetes Management – What is the Evidence? John Leahy, MD 8:00 Perioperative Diabetes Management – Current Practice Joel Schnure, MD 8:30 Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Surgery - What’s New? James Hebert, MD 9:00 Question and Answer Session with Panelists 9:30 Conference Adjourns
  • H O T E L I N F O R M AT I O N A block of beautifully appointed rooms has been reserved at the Stowe Mountain Lodge. Please call the Lodge by December 29 (888-478-6938 or 802-760-4755) and indicate your participation in this course to obtain our discounted rates: $269 plus 10% state and local tax single or double occupancy, for studio accommodations. There is a $8 daily parking charge. Room rates cannot be guaranteed after December 29. To ensure room choice and availability, it is recommended that you make your room reservations as soon as possible. ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES A welcome reception for speakers, registrants and families will be held on Monday evening. T R A N S P O R TAT I O N By Car: Follow I-89 in Vermont to Exit 10, Waterbury/Stowe. Follow Route 100 North for approximately 11 miles. Turn left at the flashing red light in the village of Stowe onto Route 108 (Mountain Road). The Stowe Mountain Lodge will be located approximately 7.6 miles further on the right-hand side. By Air: Burlington International Airport at Burlington, Vermont (only 45 minutes to Stowe) is served by several major airlines. Consult your travel agent or airline reservation desk for information. ENJOYING STOWE Enjoy the slopeside ski in/ski out convenience of the Stowe Mountain Lodge. The best in alpine skiing is found at Stowe's Mt. Mansfield and Spruce Peak complex. Mt. Mansfield is Vermont’s highest peak and offers a wide range of terrain for every ability level. It’s known for the doubleblack diamond (most difficult) “Front Four” trails, but also offers some great intermediate cruisers and a lovely group of beginner trails in the Toll House area. Discounted alpine ski ticket vouchers will be available at registration. One voucher will be required for each single or multi-day ticket you wish to purchase. Please pre-order vouchers by completing the appropriate section on the registration form. (Note: Vouchers for rentals, lessons and children’s adventure program will also be available. ) For more Stowe information: www.gostowe.com Stowe's interconnected cross-country ski centers provide one of the largest, most diverse trail systems in the United States. More than 150km of groomed and 100km of back-country trails criss-cross Stowe's landscape. FLASH DRIVE, DROP BOX or SYLLABUS Please indicate on the registration panel if you wish to receive the presentations on a printed syllabus, sent by Drop Box or on a flash drive. If you choose flash drive, then you will be required to bring your laptop. Extra books will not be available. For an additional $15, you may receive both a binder and either a flash drive or files sent by Drop Box.
  • CURRENT CONCEPTS & CONTROVERSIES IN SURGERY Or Register on-line: www.uvm.edu/medicine/cme Name: (As it will appear on Nametag and Certificate) Degree: q MD q DO q PA q NP q RN q Other Address: City: Phone: ( State: ) Zip: Specialty: Email: Initials Last 4 digits of your SSN# ___ ___ ___ - ___ ___ ___ ___ (for CME Tracking Purposes Only) Registration Fee Summary: q $495 Physicians q $195 Residents* q $295 PA, Nurse, etc. * Verification by Program Director Required. Flash Drive / Drop Box / Syllabus (Choose only one) q I wish to receive a FLASH DRIVE. q I wish to receive the files through DROP BOX. q I wish to receive a PRINTED SYLLABUS q I wish to receive BOTH a printed syllabus, as well as the files on a flash drive or sent by Drop Box. (Please indicate preference for Flash Drive or Drop Box.) $15 extra fee applies q Late Fee: After December 15, 2013 - Add: $75 $ __________ TOTAL DUE Pre-Order Discount Ski Ticket Vouchers by January 17 Discounted ski ticket vouchers (approximately 20% off regular ticket price) will be available at registration. One voucher is required for each single or multi-day ticket desired. (Ticket purchase and voucher redemption must be made at the Mountain.) Please indicate whether the vouchers are required prior to registration on Monday, January 27. *Discount coupons are also available for rentals, lessons, and the Children's Adventure Day Camp. Please call CME for more information - (802) 656-2292. _________ # Vouchers Needed q Need Vouchers Early PAYMENT METHOD: q To pay by credit card, please register on‐line by visiting our website at: www.uvm.edu/medicine/cme q To pay by check, payable to the University of Vermont, please mail your payment along with a completed registration form: Mail to: University of Vermont, Continuing Medical Education 128 Lakeside Ave, Suite 100, Burlington, VT 05401 Phone: (802) 656-2292 Fax: (802) 656-1925