We are in the process of putting together our 2018 program. Please click here to sign up for email updates to be informed when our 2018 agenda is announced.
Previous conference (2017) MISS workshop information is found below to give you a flavor for the quality of the MISS program.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Optional Hands-On Workshop
MISS workshops are open exclusively to MISS attendees and have limited space available.
First come. First served. Reserve your spot now!
Improve Your Skills: Laparoscopic Suturing
2 CME Credits Available
8:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Marcelo W. Hinojosa, M.D. and Matthew Y.C. Lin, M.D.
Bradley Davis, MD, FACS, FASCRS and Barry A. Salky, MD
Overview and Target Audience
This course provides an overview of laparoscopic suturing skills and how they allow surgeons to advance to an expert level by adding the flexibility of intracorporeal suturing and knot tying. The workshop is designed for practicing general and bariatric surgeons who wish to improve on their laparoscopic suturing skills.
How to Tie a Knot: Free Needle and Hand-Held Device
Hands-on Practice Sewing an Anastomosis with Free-Needle and
Interactive TAP Workshop for General and Bariatric Surgery:
Ultrasound, TAP, and Laparoscopic Techniques
2 CME Credits Available
10:45 am – 12:45 pm
This two-hour workshop includes a faculty presentation, hands-on workshop, and questions and answers. It will provide the learners with the opportunity to interact with faculty in real time while practicing procedures on live and phantom models.
Jeff Gadsden, MD, FRCPC, FANZCA
Duke University Medical Center
Philip R. Schauer, MD
Uma Shastri, MD FRCPC
Loran Mounir Soliman, MD
surgeons, residents, and fellows, including advanced laparoscopic surgeons
• Adapt techniques via hands-on practice on live models, phantom stations and using laparoscopic techniques
• Describe the opioid epidemic and associated adverse events with opioids
• Review the multimodal options utilizing pre-op, inter-op and post-op surgery
• Understand the relevant anatomy for performing ultrasound/laparoscopic guided infiltration blocks
• Describe the indication, contraindication and best practice techniques for performing infiltration blocks
CME Credit Certified by:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
This activity is supported, in part, by a grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals.
For additional information regarding the TAP Workshop: Center for Continuing Medical Education Tel: 718-920-6674, email: email@example.com
Click here to register for the MISS Laparoscopic Suturing and/or Flexible Endoscopy Workshop.
Click here to register for the MISS TAP Workshop.