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Objectives

  • Increase basic knowledge and clinical skills
  • Prepare candidates for written board exams
  • Provide practicing physicians with a review and update

Methods

  • Home study questions with answers and review
  • Seminar with Powerpoints and lecture-note syllabus
  • Practice test for your written exam

Surgical Critical Care Review August 11-13, 2017 Chicago (Now offering SA Credits!)

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Designation: The Osler Institute designates this Live activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Osler Review provides up to 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™  and self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.

This course Will be held at: Crowne Plaza Northbrook

The Surgical Critical Care Review is a 3-day seminar consisting of: didactic lectures (with searchable e-syllabus containing PDFs of all PowerPoint presentations), Question and Answer time at the end of each topic, and dedicated Question and Answer sessions at the end of the day.  This comprehensive review is designed to update your clinical knowledge-base as well as to help you pass your Critical Care Surgery exams (certifying and MOC).  Emphasis is on evidence-based medicine and board-relevant standards of care, incorporating current best practice concepts, surgical approaches, preoperative evaluation, and clinical follow-up strategies.  As a result, it provides a good review for your ABS sub-specialty exams as well as providing a thorough Surgical Critical Care review for physicians in practice.  Many of our previous participants found the course provided them with improved diagnostic and management strategies, a better understanding of the best surgical approach for the principle areas covered by Critical Care Surgeons, and helped them recognize areas of weakness for self-study.

The Osler Institute is going green and providing our attendees with the latest technology to assist in their review. Each registrant will receive upon arrival at the course, a USB drive with searchable PDF copies of the presentations offered during the review. A printed syllabus can be preordered for a small additional fee. 

Abdominal Trauma ** Acute Abdomen ** Anesthetic Complications and Pain Management ** ARDS and Respiratory Failure ** Bleeding, Coagulation, Thrombosis and Pulmonary Emboli ** Compartment Syndromes: Extremity, Abdominal and Thoracic ** Ethical and Legal Issues in Surgical Critical Care Medicine ** Fluids, Electrolytes and Acid-Base ** GI Bleeding and Intra-Abdominal Problems in the ICU ** Hemodynamic Assessment, Swan Ganz, Inotrope and Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump ** Infectious Disease Management and Antibiotic Choices ** Management of Endocrine Emergencies ** Managing Adult and Pediatric Transplant Patients in the ICU ** Metabolism and Nutrition ** Neurosurgical Critical Care ** Oxygen Transportations and Ventilator Management ** Pediatric Trauma and Emergencies ** Pelvic Trauma ** Perioperative Management of the Acute Cardiac Surgery Patient: Adult and Pediatric ** Renal Physiology and Renal Failure (acute and chronic) ** SIRS and MOD and Sepsis Standards of Care ** Thermal Injuries: Burns, Frost Bite and Hypothermia ** Thoracic Trauma ** Toxins and Antidotes ** Tumor Lysis Syndrome and Other Metabolic Complications ** Oncologic Emergencies

Surgical Critical Care Online Review

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Now with CME credit!!

Recorded live at our Surgical Critical Care review course held August 12th -14th, 2016. Audio and accompanying presentations streamed to your phone, tablet, or desktop.

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Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery: Clinical Questions and Answers

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This is a unique question-and-answer book for surgical residents and trainees, concentrating on the growing sub-specialty of surgery in critical care and emergency surgery. This book covers all surgical aspects of critical care and acute or emergency surgery, making it an ideal learning and review text for surgical trainees and those professionals specializing in these fields.

Authors: Forrest O. Moore (Editor), Peter M. Rhee (Editor), Samuel A. Tisherman (Editor), Gerard J. Fulda (Editor)

Critical Care Medicine The Essentials Softbound

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Ideally suited for students in critical care rotations and residents, this concise, practical handbook presents the essentials of medical and surgical critical care in an easy-to-read format. The authors succinctly explain the pathophysiology underlying clinical disorders and the key principles of diagnosis and patient management, emphasizing cost-effective approaches.

The Fourth Edition includes Controversies in Critical Care boxes in many chapters, which briefly summarize opposing arguments on controversial points. Other highlights include enhanced discussion of CT for abdominal disorders, new ACLS guidelines, and new material on removable IVC filters, interventional radiologic techniques for GI bleeding, and use of vascular ultrasound.

  • NEW: Controversies in Critical Care boxes
  • NEW: Enhanced discussion of CT for abdominal disorders
  • NEW: Updated ACLS guidelines
  • NEW: New material on removable IVC filters
  • NEW: New material on interventional radiologic techniques for GI bleeding
  • NEW: New material on use of vascular ultrasound
  • Clear, simple line drawings illustrate concepts
  • Concise, easy to read chapters
  • Consistently written, with little redundancy
  • Covers all aspects of critical care
  • Strong on pathophysiologic basis of illness and treatment

Topics Include:

Section I: TECHNIQUES AND METHODS IN CRITICAL CARE

Section II: MEDICAL AND SURGICAL CRISES

Authors: John J. Marini MD, Arthur P. Wheeler MD

  • Lodging charges are not included in the registration fee. If not staying under the Osler room block at the course hotel there is a per day charge to cover the cost of the meeting space, food and beverage package plus associated fees and taxes; costs may vary by location. Said costs are all included in the Osler room block rate along with applicable room taxes.
  • Cancellation Policy: Subject to a $100 fee, refunds will be made for cancellations received at least 14 days before the course begins.