OMED 2021 Self-Study Course Surgery

Drill down on a large variety of essential Surgery topics on your schedule. Watch or listen at your own pace and experience a diverse program focusing on leading-edge clinical topics presented by recognized authorities.

Laptop, tablet, and phone with OMED 2021 - Surgery course on screen

Created for frontline physicians, the presentations you'll experience will help you gain additional real-world knowledge that will directly benefit your patients.

The OMED 2021 – Surgery self-study course was created from the actual course presented at the annual 2021 virtual conference. You’ll be able to enjoy both the video and audio versions while earning AOA Category 1-A or AMA PRA credits and experience the course as if you actually had attended.

Sample Lectures

Earn Up to 12 AOA Category 1-A or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits!

OMED 2021 – Surgery
Course Topics

  • Composite BBL and Arabic Arch Suspension Suture Technique

    Alexander Aslani, MD
    DURATION: 45 minutes
  • Trauma and Critical Care Papers That Should Change Your Practice 2020

    Gerard Baltazar, DO, FACOS, FACS
    DURATION: 50 minutes
  • Trauma Surgery: An Osteopathic Approach

    Gerard Baltazar, DO, FACOS, FACS
    DURATION: 50 minutes
  • Pain Control in the Geriatric Surgical Patient

    Michael F. Ditillo, DO, FACS
    DURATION: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Use of Frailty as a Preoperative Component of Informed Consent

    Michael F. Ditillo, DO, FACS
    DURATION: 1 hour
  • COVID-19 Pandemic: Surgery Response from Queens, NY

    Katherine McKenzie, DO, FACOS, FACS
    DURATION: 1 hour
  • The Difficult Gallbladder

    Terence Jackson, MD
    DURATION: 30 minutes
  • Laparoscopic CBD Exploration for the General Surgeon

    Terence Jackson, MD
    DURATION: 20 minutes
  • Just How Crazy Can We Get?: Damage Control Surgery

    Anthony J. LaPorta, MD, FACS
    DURATION: 20 minutes
  • Nipple Sparing Mastectomies: Contemporary Indications, Patient Selection, Technical Aspects

    Betty Fan, DO, FACOS
    DURATION: 20 minutes
  • Craniosynostosis – Knowledge Update

    Tanya Minasian, DO, FACOS, FACS
    DURATION: 50 minutes
  • Effect of COVID-19 on Stroke

    Dan Miulli, DO, MS, FACOS
    DURATION: 55 minutes
  • Surgical Updates for Breast Cancer

    Jacqueline Oxenberg, DO, FACOS
    DURATION: 50 minutes
  • Clinical Ethics 101

    Keelin F. Roche, MD, MPH
    DURATION: 40 minutes
  • Role of Amniotic Placental Allograft in Reducing Colonic Anastomotic Leak Rates

    Thomas J. Shaknovsky, DO
    DURATION: 15 minutes
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women and Men

    Kirin K. Syed, DO, FACOS
    DURATION: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Intravenous Pyruvate to Protect Organs During Closed-Chest Resuscitation and Recovery from Cardiac Arrest

    Albert H. Yurvati, DO, PhD, FACOS, FICS, FAHA
    DURATION: 30 minutes

Course Faculty

Couldn’t participate in the 2021 OMED virtual conference? You’ll find the self-study program to be a great way to experience this series of expert presentations on your own time and at your own pace.

  • Don’t miss family/work obligations
  • Avoid the expense and hassles of travel
  • Available in a variety of formats to suit your needs
  • Course content accessible 24/7

Self-Study CME Accreditation

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 12 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AOA designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.*

* AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are accepted by the American Osteopathic Association as AOA Category 2 credits.

Target Audience

This activity is for osteopathic physicians and other health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Highlight the evidence on new, revised, and standard treatment approaches for a variety of medical conditions as they relate to physicians
  • Review revisions in clinical practice guidelines and evaluate clinical practice implications
  • Describe updates in clinical decision tools for screening and differential diagnosis of diseases