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Airway On Demand Workshop

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Led by: William Rosenblatt, M.D., Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, and founder of Airway on Demand

Course Faculty:
Brent Andersen, M.D.
Brian Chesebro, M.D.
Matthew Abrahams, M.D.

Airway on Demand is a complete difficult airway workshop including hands-on practice and simulation activities. Participants will learn about decision-making in airway management and the application of a full range of techniques and devices. Simulation sessions after the lecture will allow practitioners to apply what they have learned.

Providence Health & Services – Oregon Region designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Providence Health & Services – Oregon Region is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

BARD/Paraesphageal Hernia Repair Course

This intimate industry sponsored educational program is designed for currently practicing surgeons who have a special interest in laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repairs.

The purpose is to facilitate discussion on successful solutions for managing laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair and to understand the proper use of mesh materials in the hiatus. Discussion will include review of past and current techniques for hiatal hernia repair including collis gastroplasty and diaphragmatic relaxing incisions, clinical data, and science and technology of products and current controversies. The symposium format includes a dinner discussion Thursday evening followed by observation of live cases on Friday.

For registration information, please email Jessica Fawcett.

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Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) Course

Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) is currently poised to replace traditional esophageal myotomy as the surgical treatment of choice for achalasia. The surgical technique is also applicable to a wide variety of endoscopic surgical procedures. With extensive experience in endoscopic surgery, specifically performance of POEM in patients since 2010, The Foundation for Surgical Innovation & Education is proud to offer an intensive educational course designed to help surgeons acquire the skills necessary to safely and competently perform endoscopic myotomy and submucosal surgery.

Excitement continues to grow for the POEM technique for achalasia and other disorders. With more than 250 cases, we are increasingly enthusiastic and want to share what we have learned with you. We invite you to participate in an exclusive training course for advanced endoscopic esophagologists.

This two-day course, specifically designed for esophageal surgeons adept at flexible endoscopy and interventional gastroenterologists dedicated to esophageal disease, includes:

  • High-impact lectures
  • Hands-on bench top lab with one-on-one instruction
  • Live animal lab
  • Newest mucosotomy closure technology
  • Comprehensive equipment list
  • Billing tips
  • Observation of live cases
  • Certificate of training for credentials committee
  • Space limited to 10 participants

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