September 14, 2017
Course Director: Marc A. Tewfik
International Faculty: Sam Boase, Joe Brunworth, Claudio Callejas, Philip Chen, Luis Macias-Valle, Constanza Valdes, Rowan Valentine
Affilated Faculty: Eric Bissada, Marie Bussiere, Yvonne Chan, Marie-Noelle Corriveau, Salvatore Di Maio, Alex Mlynarek, Keith Richardson, Ian Witterick, Anthony Zeitouni
Planning Committee: Sam Daniel, Saul Frenkiel, Joseph Schwartz, Marc A. Tewfik, Rickul Varshney
After attending this workshop, otolaryngologists will:
- Acquire an awareness of the challenges an endoscopic surgeon faces when trying to manage a large vessel injury endoscopically.
- Receive training in the surgical techniques that are vital for the effective management and control of the surgical field.
- Experience a simulation of this challenging scenario allowing them to employ these surgical techniques in the animal model of a large vessel catastrophe during endoscopic skull base surgery.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) and simulation program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program (MOC) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Continuing Professional Development Directorate (CPDD) of the Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec.
The CPDD approves a maximum of 7 hours for the entire activity. Participation in this activity qualifies for a certificate of attendance. Participants should claim a number of 2.20 hours for section 1 and 4.8 hours for section 3 consistent with their attendance. This program expires on September 14th 2017.
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.