Webinars

 


ACOS is dedicated to education and lifelong learning. We are pleased to provide our members with the opportunity to learn and conveniently earn CME credits through our webinar series.  Moderately priced, ACOS webinars offer participants the opportunity to learn directly from those whose are experts in their discipline, and an opportunity to interact with other participants in live, one-hour sessions, without leaving your office.

Upcoming Webinars


Evidence-Based OMT for Surgical Patients

 

Presented by Gerard A. Baltazar, D.O., FACOS, FACS

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM ET.
A full session description and learning objectives can be found here. This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit.


Here how ACOS member Rachel Kaczynski, General Surgery Resident, used OMT on pilots while deployed. 



Upcoming Webinar Series

The ACOS eLearning Webinar Series is a new educational program that delivers multiple focused webinars that cover different aspects of the same topic within the same month. All sessions associated with the July ACOS Webinar Series are free of charge. It is intended to help our members identify and take advantage of ACOS member benefits.

ACOS Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Series

For details on each module of our August webinar series, please click here.

 




Module 1: Surgical Site Infections (SSI): Beyond Antibiotics On Call to OR
Presented by Geeta Lal, MD, MSc FRCS(C), FACS
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM ET
 

Module 2: Social Media for Physicians: Rules of Engagement
Presented by Geeta Lal, MD, MSc FRCS(C), FACS
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM ET

Module 3:Surgical Practice in the times of COVID-19
Presented by Geeta Lal, MD, MSc FRCS(C), FACS
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM ET




Upcoming Webinars

Point of Care Ultrasound for the Surgeon Caring for the Acutely Ill Patient

 

Presented by Jeffrey M. Scott, D.O., FACEP, EDIC  

This webinar will be rescheduled.
A full session description and learning objectives can be found here. This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit.


Due to scheduling conflicts caused by COVID-19, this webinar will be rescheduled.

Upcoming Webinar Series

 


A review of the ACOS Journals – what they are/where they are/how to submit content
Presented by Dain Oswald, Associate Director, ACOS Journals 

A review of ACOS Applications
Presented by Sonjya Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, Melanie Jones, Manager, Marketing and Communications, Jennifer Peterson, Manager, Membership Services, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons 


Where is it? eLearning Portal, CME Tracking functionality, transcripts and more!
Presented by Natasha Moussavi, Manager, Education and Events




 This webinar series will be rescheduled in the fall.

On - Demand Webinars

Telemedicine is Medicine Part II

 

Presented by Lisa Finkelstein D.O., FACOS  

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 
6:00 PM ET
A full session description and learning objectives can be found here. This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit.


Telemedicine is Medicine Part I

 

Presented by Lisa Finkelstein DO, FACOS  

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 
6:00 PM ET
This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit.

Thyroidectomy for hyperthyroidism - who, when and how?

 

Presented by Geeta Lal, MD, MSc FRCS(C), FACS 

Tuesday, May 12th 
6:00 PM ET
This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit.

 

Addition through Subtraction? Advancing Nutrition Care in the STICU

 

Presented by Phillip J. Prest, D.O., FACOS, FACS 

Monday, May 4th
6:00 PM ET
This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit.


Broken: Stress and Trauma of Surgical Leadership

 

Presented by Zachary Brown, D.O., FACOS, FACS, CDR/MC/USN 

Wednesday, March 24
6:00 PM ET
This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit.

Burn Care: Identification, Stabilization, and Intervention

Presented by Zachary Brown, D.O., FACOS, FACS, CDR/MC/USN 

Wednesday, March 4
6:00 PM ET
This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit.

Reducing Opioid Consumption in Post-Operative Patients 

 


Presented by Joel A. Strehl, D.O., FACOS 


Wednesday, February 19 at 6:00 PM ET
6:00 PM ET
This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit.


AVOIDING OR RECOVERING FROM PHYSICIAN BURNOUT 


Presented by Kelly B. Gabel, D.O., FACOS 


Wednesday, December 4, 2019
7:00 PM EST
This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit.



IS BIOIDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY RIGHT FOR YOUR PATIENTS?


Presented by David Peter Suarez, D.O.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019

6:00 PM EST
This webinar is worth 1 Category 1-A CME credit.

 

WHERE DISASTER PLANNING AND HEALTHCARE INTERSECT: HOSPITAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS


Join us for a continuation of a discussion that started at last year's ACA with a keynote from W. Britt Zimmerman, D.O., FACOS, who will discuss the many planned and numerous unplanned realities of providing healthcare following a disaste
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July 27, 2019

1:00 PM EDT
This webinar is worth 1 Category 1-A CME credit.



Abusive Head Trauma in the Pediatric Population
Promoting Regional Awareness and Prevention Strategies

 
Presented by: Tanya Minasian, D.O., FACOS 
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
7 PM EDT

 



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DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.  

DISCLAIMER 
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve ASA guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. 

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