Upon completion of this course, General Gynecologists will:
- Be prepared to perform total laparoscopic hysterectomy: exposed to four techniques
- Be prepared to perform advanced laparoscopic procedures: enterocele repair, uterosacral ligament plication, ureterolysis and bowel resection for endometriosis, cystoscopy, appendectomy
- Be prepared to perform laparoscopic surgery for the very obese, the very large mass, and the very large uterus
- Be able to estimate and manage anesthetic implications of steep trendelenberg and pneumoperitoneum
- Be able to detect, avoid and manage intestinal and urological injury
- Be able to integrate ethical issues of incorporating new skills into practice
Upon completion of this course, Oncologists will:
- Be prepared to perform radical laparoscopic hysterectomy, and pelvic lymphadenectomy.
- Be prepared to perform both transperitoneal and retroperitoneal lymphadenectomies up to the renal vessels.
- Be prepared to close cystotomy, enterotomy, pleurotomy, debulking and other advanced oncology procedures.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and Laparoscopic Institute for Gynecologic Oncology. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This course is supported in part by educational grants in accordance with the ACCME guidelines for commercial support.