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General Surgery: Rectal Cancer/Colonoscopy/Geriatrics (Audio-Digest Foundation General Surgery Continuing Medical Education Audio Digest

General Surgery: Rectal Cancer/Colonoscopy/Geriatrics (Audio-Digest Foundation General Surgery Continuing Medical Education

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Purpose: Audio-Digest Foundation CME/CE activities are designed to provide its learners – physicians and other healthcare professionals – with continuing education that will help identify clinical problems in their practice settings, provide contentMorePurpose: Audio-Digest Foundation CME/CE activities are designed to provide its learners – physicians and other healthcare professionals – with continuing education that will help identify clinical problems in their practice settings, provide content to help to solve those problems, and increase their application of knowledge to practice.Audio-Digest General Surgery is specifically designed to provide the participant with state-of-the-art information, including, but not limited to:Hazards in the operating roomProfessional liability, risk management, and quality improvementBlood products and transfusion issuesComorbid illness in the surgical patientSurgical management of oncologic conditionsIntraoperative and postoperative infectionPreoperative patient evaluation, including surgical risk assessmentCritical care, postoperative recovery and complicationsManagement of acute and chronic painTrauma and burnsThe goals of this program are to improve staging of rectal cancer and outcomes of colonoscopy and geriatric surgery. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:1: Use preoperative neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radiation therapy in appropriately selected patients with rectal cancer.2: Order appropriate imaging studies for the staging of rectal cancers.3: Recommend the safest and most efficacious methods of bowel preparation for colonoscopy.4: Identify risks associated with surgery in older adult patients.5: Manage surgical risks in older adult patients.