American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress, Washington DC, October 3-7, 2010
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Surgical Profesionalism in the 21st Century

Panel Sessions

Panel sessions are 90 minute to 3 hour didactic programs that focus on a wide range of specific clinical and non-clinical topics. These topics are covered in lectures by various distinguished members of their field and often allow time for audience participation.

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NOTE: Sessions are sorted by day, start time. Click on the session code for more information.
Monday, October 4
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS100 Diverticulitis: Changing Management Paradigms 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS101 Has Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Improved Outcomes or Resulted in an Epidemic of Mastectomies? 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , ONC
PS102 Management of Colorectal Hepatic Metastases 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS103 Management of Prostate Cancer 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
ONC , URO
PS104 New Paradigms in Fluid and Blood Resuscitation for Patients with Acute Hemorrhage 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , TRA
PS105 Postoperative Complications after Bariatric Surgery: Recognition and Management 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN
PS106 Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Surgery 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS107 Advances in Endovascular Surgery of the Head and Neck 09:45:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
NEU , OTO , VAS
PS108 Humanitarian Surgical Outreach at Home and Abroad: Reports of the 2010 ACS/Pfizer Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award Winners 09:45:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
HUM
PS109 Safe Introduction of New Technology: Learning Curves, Competency, Expertise 09:45:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU , GEN
PS110 Advances in the Treatment of Upper Extremity War Injuries 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
GEN , ORT , PLA , TRA
PS111 Biliary Tract Injuries from Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
GEN
PS112 Cardiac Surgery: Current Topics in Thoracic Aortic Disease 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
CTS
PS113 Data-Based Strategies to Reduce Your Chance of Being Sued 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
HP
PS114 The Privileging Process: Our Moose on the Table 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS115 Abdominal Catastrophes: Strategies to Optimize a Bad Situation 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS116 Five-Star Surgical Practice: Enhancing Patient Satisfaction through Patient Education 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU , GEN
PS117 Hospital Acquired Infections: Can We Win the Battle? 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS118 Newer Approaches to the Management of Breast Cancer 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS119 Operative Techniques in Colorectal Surgery: Tricks of the Trade 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS120 Optimizing the Use of the Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum in Your Program 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS121 Orthopaedic Emergencies for the General Surgeon: Fasciotomies, Pelvic Packing, Combined Orthopaedic/Vascular Trauma, Mangled Extremity 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN , ORT , TRA , VAS
PS122 Things I Wish My Program Director Had Told Me: Finding Your Way as a New Surgeon 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
HP , RES-MED
PS123 Advances in Cancer Surgery and Update on Current Clinical Trials 02:30 - 05:45:PM Audio
ONC
PS124 Latin American Day 2010: Safety and Quality Issues for the Surgeon 02:30 - 05:45:PM Audio
INT
PS125 Robotic Surgery: Established and Emerging Applications across Disciplines 02:30 - 05:45:PM Audio
EDU , GEN , OTO
PS126 Quantity vs. Quality: How to Decide If Major Surgery Is Right for Your Older Patient 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN
PS127 Improving Patient Safety and Decreasing Error during the Handoff of Surgical Patients 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU , GEN , RES-MED
PS128 Medical and Surgical Management of Intestinal Failure 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
PED
PS129 Perils, Pitfalls, and Benefits of a Surgeon as a Hospital Employee 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , HP
PS130 Really Bad Biliary Emergencies: Using All Your Tools 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS131 Vascular Catastrophes for the Acute Care Surgeon 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , TRA , VAS
PS132 Why Didn't I Think of That?: Management of Uncommon Abdominal Conditions from Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) to Duplications 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN


Tuesday, October 5
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS200 Adapting to the Curricular Changes for Surgery in Medical School 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS201 BRCA Mutation: Implications for the Patient and the Surgeon 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN
PS202 Colonic Emergencies 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS203 Contemporary Controversies in Thyroid Surgery 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN , ONC , OTO
PS204 Evidence-Based Management of the Diabetic Foot 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN , PLA , VAS
PS205 Federal Incentives for Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Implementation: How to Get Yours 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
EDU , HP
PS206 Translation of Military Trauma Concepts into Civilian Practice 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
NEU , ORT , TRA
PS207 Unconscious Bias: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
EDU , GEN
PS208 Moving Genomics and Proteomics into Clinical Cancer Care 08:00 - 11:15:AM Audio
CTS , GEN , ONC , URO
PS209 Spectacular Cases from Residents 08:00 - 11:15:AM Audio
RES-MED
PS210 Acute Care Surgery: Quality Improvement, Ethics, Finances, and Workforce 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
EDU , ETH , GEN , TRA
PS211 Iatrogenic Endotracheal Tube Injuries: A Practical Approach to Treatment and Prevention 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , OTO , TRA
PS212 Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Patient and Procedure Selection 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS213 Managing the Unexpected Adnexal Mass 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , OBG
PS214 Neurotrauma and Critical Care for General Surgeons and Neurosurgeons 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , NEU , TRA
PS215 Pregnancy during a Surgical Career: Strategies for Making It Work in Residency and in Practice 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
EDU
PS216 Simulation in Open and Endovascular Procedures 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
EDU , VAS
PS217 Changing the House of Surgery into a Home: Managing Family Life as a Surgeon 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS218 Closing the Gap: Challenges, Controversies, and Outcomes in Treatment of Esophageal Atresia 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
PED
PS219 Common Problems and Quality Outcomes: Surgical Care for the Terminal Patient 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
EDU , GEN , ONC
PS220 Evolving Technologies and Procedures in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
GEN
PS221 Facial Reconstructive Options: The State of the Art in 2010 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
OTO , PLA
PS222 Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Will It Ever Stop? 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS223 Making the Operating Room Safe: The Role of High Performance Teamwork 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
EDU , GEN , RES-MED
PS224 The Surgeon's Interaction with Industry 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
EDU , ETH
PS225 Surgical Management of Common Vulvar Conditions 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
OBG , ONC
PS226 APDS Panels: RRC Citations and Best Practices to Avoid Them; Milestones - Where Are We and Where Are We Going? 01:00 - 04:00:PM Audio
EDU
PS227 The Advantages of a Rural Surgery Practice 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN
PS228 Changing Paradigms in the Treatment of Rectal Cancer 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
CRS , ONC
PS229 Optimizing the High-Risk Patient for Surgery 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
CTS , GEN , OTO
PS230 Screening for Breast Cancer: Is There Evidence that Mammography Improves Survival? 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN , ONC
PS231 Sexual Dysfunction: Why, Who, and What Can Be Done? 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
URO
PS232 Surgeon Burnout: Putting Out the Flames 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
EDU , HP
PS233 To Tweet or Become Extinct?: Why Surgeons Need to Understand Social Networking 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
EDU , GEN
PS234 Venous Thromboembolism on the Surgery Service 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN , TRA , VAS
PS235 Ethics Colloquium: Contemporary Challenges to the Surgeon-Patient Relationship 02:30 - 05:45:PM Audio
EDU , ETH
PS236 How to be Successful in the Highly Competitive World of Grant Writing 02:30 - 05:45:PM Audio
BTR , RES-MED
PS237 Risks of Radiation Exposure from Diagnostic Imaging: Implications for Our Patients and Their Surgeons 02:30 - 05:45:PM Audio
EDU , GEN , PED
PS238 Colon Cancer 2010: Questions and Controversies 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN , ONC
PS239 Diagnosis and Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Male Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
URO
PS240 Prosthetic Material for Primary Inguinal Hernia Repair: Do We Need to Reconsider? 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS241 Operative Approach to Injured Major Abdominal Vessels 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , TRA , VAS
PS242 Thoracic Emergencies for the Acute Care Surgeon 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
CTS , GEN , TRA
PS243 Universal Access to Healthcare: Let's Check the Vital Signs? 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
EDU , GEN , HP


Wednesday, October 6
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS300 Anorectal Disease: New Techniques for Old Problems 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS301 Appendicitis Disasters: Options to Optimize Outcomes 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN
PS302 Catheter-Based Management of Common Vascular Injuries 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
VAS
PS303 Checklists, Timeouts, and Protocols: What Next? 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU , GEN , HP
PS304 The Pancreatic Incidentaloma: Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm (IPMN), Neuroendocrine Tumors, and Others - What to Do? 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN , ONC
PS305 The College's International Travelers 2010: International Perspectives on Surgery 08:00 - 11:15:AM Audio
INT
PS306 A Step-by-Step Guide to Maintenance of American Board of Surgery (ABS) Certification 08:00 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU
PS307 Surgical Jeopardy 08:00 - 11:15:AM Audio
RES-MED
PS308 Trauma and Emergency Surgery Cases: Experts on the Hot Seat 08:00 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , TRA
PS309 Dialysis Angioaccess Challenges 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
VAS
PS310 Endoluminal Management of Bronchogenic Carcinoma: Diagnosis, Staging, Therapy 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
CTS , ONC
PS311 Infected Mesh: The Problem That Won't Go Away 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN
PS312 Rectal Prolapse: Best Management for Primary and Recurrent Disease 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
CRS , GEN
PS313 The Glue Grant Update: Predicting Trauma Outcomes with Genomic and Proteomic Analysis 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
BTR , TRA
PS314 Incorporating the Surgical Council on Resident Education (SCORE) Curriculum and Web Site into Your Residency 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS315 Portable Surgical Competence in the Global Community 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
HUM , INT
PS316 Prevention and Management of Perioperative Pelvic Complications 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
CRS , GEN , OBG , URO
PS317 The Surgeon's Role in the Employment of Allied Health Professionals 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
EDU , GEN , HP
PS328 The American College of Surgeons Response to the Haiti Earthquake and Lessons Learned 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
HUM , INT , TRA
PS318 Duty Hour Restrictions for Surgical Residents: Impact on Patients, Residents, and Faculty 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU , HP , RES-MED
PS319 A Multisurgical Approach to Reconstruction of Abdominal Wall Defects: Prosthetics, Biomaterials, and Beyond 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN , PLA
PS320 Safe Nutritional Support for Surgical Patients 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN , TRA
PS321 Surgical Management of Acute Pancreatitis 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS322 Tactics in Selecting and Developing a Successful Surgical Practice 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
EDU , GEN , RES-MED
PS323 Update on Laparoscopic Hepatectomy and Pancreatectomy 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN
PS324 Great Debates in Surgical Oncology 02:30 - 05:45:PM Audio
CRS , GEN , ONC
PS325 Assessment and Treatment of Direct and Indirect Ocular Trauma 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
OPTHO , TRA
PS326 Tricks of the Trade in Operating on the Very Obese 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , PLA
PS327 Update on Parathyroid Gland Diagnostic Approaches and Operations 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , OTO
PS329 Implication for Access to Care and Surgical Practice: The Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act (Pl 111-148) 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
HP


Thursday, October 7
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS400 Advances in Endoscopic Surgery: Intraluminal, Transluminal, and Combined Laparoscopic-Endoscopic Approaches 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN
PS401 Are You the Last One Taking Night Call?: The Emergency Room Call Crisis 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN , HP , TRA
PS402 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Update 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS403 Beyond the Bypass: Multidisciplinary Approaches for Optimizing Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery and Post-bariatric Reconstruction 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN , PLA
PS404 The Role of the Surgeon in Cost-Effective Practices in the Hospital 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN , HP
PS405 Challenges in Soft Tissue Sarcoma 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
ONC
PS406 Developing a Successful Breast Reconstruction Team 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , PLA
PS407 Intraoperative Complications of Laparoscopic Surgery 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS408 Update on Construction and Management of Intestinal Stomas 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
CRS , GEN , ONC
PS409 Update on Surgical Critical Care 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA



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