10TH ANNUAL TULANE SYMPOSIUM ON

THYROID AND
PARATHYROID SURGERY

FEATURING
NEW SYMPOSIUM ON BARIATRIC ENDOSCOPY

September 8 - 11, 2018   |   New Orleans, LA

 Register Now

 

Presented byshieldword_2color.gif

UNIQUELY COMPREHENSIVE SYMPOSIUM ON TRANSORAL SURGERY

ACCREDITATION

Metabolic Surgery symposium Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: 

  • Differentiate the types of endoscopic balloons for the treatment of obesity
  • Outline the up-to-date various diagnostic and treatment options for atypical cells of the esophagus (Barrett’s Esophagus) in the post-operative bariatric patient
  • Compare the various endoscopic methods for the treatment of post-operative leaks in the bariatric patients.  
  • Explain the technical issues with the treatment of GERD in the Bariatric Patient.  
  • Recognize the treatment options for the endoscopic management of esophageal and post-operative bariatric strictures.  

 

endocrine surgery symposium Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe current ATA guidelines for Postoperative RAI in patients and management of thyroid nodules.
  • Discuss the appropriate surgical interventions for thyroid lobectomy, central lymph node dissection, parathyroidectomy,  thyroidectomy, thyroid nodules, and bilateral neck exploration.
  • Identify issues associated with thyroid cancer including recurrence, nerve monitoring, and available commercial molecular markers.
  • Identify issues associated with thyroid cancer including recurrent, surveillance versus surgery, and available commercial molecular markers.
  • Explain the basic uses of ultrasound in the diagnosis of thyroid and parathyroid diseases and its applications

 

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of surgeons, endocrinologists and otolaryngologists.

 

CME Accreditation STATEMENT

Complete Conference Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Credit Designation STATEMENT

Complete Conference Management designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Other Credits

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

 

UEMS/EACCME CME Credit Recognition

The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of CME credit with the UEMS. Under the terms of this agreement the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), the accrediting arm of the UEMS, will convert CME credit for live activities certified by the AMA.

 

Disclaimer

Complete Conference Management makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

 

Disclosure Policy Statement

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Complete Conference Management must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, and planning committee members participating in a CCM-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

 

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

Complete Conference Management requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.