Now with CME credit!!

CME on Your Terms – The Osler Institute utilized state of the art equipment to record our Live February 2018 comprehensive Colorectal Surgery Review Course and bring it to you! These Video/Audio files are stored “in the cloud” so you can stream them anywhere, anytime, as long as you have an internet connection, watch or listen to on your phone, computer – your learning experience is almost like being at the live activity, but without travel costs and time away from your practice.  Included with each Online review is an electronic downloadable copy of the syllabus that corresponds to the Video/Audio lectures.

Accreditation -The Osler Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation -The Osler Institute designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Release Date: February 27, 2018
  • Expiration Date: February 26, 2021
  • Estimated Time to Complete:8 hours
Required Physician Participation:

Review the audio/video lectures at your own pace.  To claim CME credit, Learners must successfully complete a self-assessment post-test (score of 75% or greater is required) and activity evaluation to test knowledge gained and its application to your practice.

  • Unlimited use for 6 months, only $475.00
  • or
  • 1 month for just $295.00

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Faculty and Topics

Brian Bello, MD  Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery  Georgetown University 
Malignant Anorectal and STD (STDs, AIN, Anal Condyloma, Anal SCC)
Colorectal Cancer (Molecular Basis of CRC, Inherited Syndromes (Lynch, FAP), Staging of Colon Cancer, Staging of Rectal Cancer)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Diagnosis and evaluation, Medical management, Surgery for Crohn's disease, Anorectal Crohn's)

Joseph Muldoon, MD  Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery  University of Chicago 
Treatment of Colorectal Cancer (Neoadjuvant treatment rectal cancer, Time, nerve preservation, Watch and wait strategy, Stage IV disease (liver Mets), Local recurrence)
Other Cancers/Conditions (GIST, Carcinoid, Lymphoma, Endometriosis, Adenosquamous Cancers)
Diverticular Disease (Lower GI Bleeding, Diverticulitis (diagnosis, surgical treatment), Large bowel obstruction, Colorectal trauma, Foreign bodies

Marc Singer, MD  Associate Professor of Surgery  Loyola University of Chicago 
Benign Anorectal II (Hemorrhoids, Anal fissure, Abscess, Fistula)
Endoscopy (Endoscopic management of polyps, Complications of polypectomy, Polyposes (except Lynch and FAP), Screening Guidelines after Polypectomy)

Konstantin Umanskiy, MD, FACS†  Associate Professor of Surgery  University of Chicago
Anatomy and Physiology, Benign Anorectal I (Pelvic floor testing, Anal pain, Pilonidal disease, Pruritus any)
Management of Ulcerative Colitis (Indications for colectomy, IPAA, Complications of IPAA, Stomas and complications, Other colitis (C. diff, microscopic, etc) )
Pelvic Floor (Constipation, Incontinence, Prolapse, Functional large bowel disorders)
Miscellaneous (Anastomotic complications, Pediatric CRS, Geriatric CRS)

 †Course Program Planning Committee

Faculty, Planner, and Reviewer Disclosure Declaration

In compliance with the Standards, Guidelines, and Ethical opinions of the ACCME, AAMC and AMA, The Osler Institute requires that anyone with input into the planning or presentation of Continuing Medical Education activities provided or jointly-provided by The Osler Institute must disclose to the program audience any relevant financial relationships with companies or organizations about whose products or services they are discussing in their presentations.

The following faculty/planners/reviewers disclosed a relevant financial relationship(s).

Marc Singer, MD - consultant for Recro Pharmaceutical; speaker for Merck and Nestle

The following faculty/planners/reviewers listed no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.
Brian Bello, MD
Joseph Muldoon, MD
Konstantin Umanskiy, MD†*
Joseph Selliken, MD†
Michael Stewart†
Sally Schuette, PhD†

Copies of the Faculty Disclosure Forms are available upon request.

  • † Program Planning Committee
  • * Reviewer if Applicable

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course each participant will be able to:

  • Describe preoperative, operative and postoperative patient care in the principle component areas of colon and rectal surgery specifically: benign and malignant conditions of the anus, colon, and rectum.
  • Summarize your understanding of the diagnosis and management of patients from all 24 Core Areas of the colon and rectal surgery.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the management of postoperative complications following colon and rectal surgical procedures.
  • Discuss nonoperative management options of patients, for patients with disorders of colon, rectum, and anus, including management of patients with intestinal stomas and inflammatory diseases.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of tumors of colon, rectum, and anus and describe the appropriate surgical and/or nonsurgical management required for each type of tumor and tumor stage.