Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopic Surgery: A “Start-Up Guide” for the Office Setting

Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopic Surgery: A “Start-Up Guide” for the Office Setting

Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopic Surgery: A “Start-Up Guide” for the Office Setting
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There are a number of factors to consider when adding in-office minimally invasive surgery to your practice.

Available credits: 0.25

Time to complete: 15 minutes

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  • Overview

    To help you and your patients realize the benefits of in-office versus hospital-based surgeries, this activity outlines how to obtain the necessary clinical training and hysteroscopic case experience, meet staffing and facility needs, and market and cultivate a patient base.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative (TOPEC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. TOPEC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Host:

    Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX

    Financial Disclosure:
    Consultant: Ethicon, Halt Medical, Hologic, Inc., and Storz
    Speakers Bureau: Bayer

     Faculty:  

    Charles E. Miller, MD, FACOG
    Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
    Park Ridge, IL

    Financial Disclosure:
    Contracted Research: Aegea, Allergan, Channel Med Systems, Gynesonics,
    Illumina, Merck, Storz and Espiner Medical
    Consultant Fees: Allergan
    Speakers Bureau: Smith & Nephew
    Royalties: CRI Miller Catheter
    Stocks: Blue Seas Medical Spa

    Reviewers/Planners/Authors: 

    • Sean T. Barrett has nothing to disclose.
    • Ken Brown has nothing to disclose.
    • Carole Drexel, PhD, CHCP has nothing to disclose.
    • Barry A. Fiedel has nothing to disclose.
    • Kia K. Gray, MPH has nothing to disclose.
    • Brian McDonough, MD
    • Jessica McGrory has nothing to disclose
    • Ashley Rosenthal has nothing to disclose
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    1. Describe the benefits of offering office-based MIS procedures to the physician’s practice, as well as their patients, and how best to initiate this endeavor in their medical practice.
    2. Formulate the path to obtaining the needed clinical training and case experience, especially as related to ensuring good patient outcomes, safety, and comfort.   
    3. Identify staffing and facility needs when building an MIS practice, including how to accrue a patient base and market and network your MIS specialty.
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of Ob/Gyns, Perioperative Nurses, OB/GYN Residents, and Residency Directors and Trainers.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Provider

    Omnia Education is the leading provider of education for women’s health professionals. Our activities are recognized nationwide for providing credible, relevant, and practical information on issues impacting the female patient. Additionally, our unique focus has transformed the CME learning environment, and our ability to help learners recognize and overcome barriers to optimal performance and optimal patient outcomes has positioned us as a leader in women’s health education.

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Hologic.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of TOPEC and Omnia Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Omnia Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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