As operating rooms and endoscopy suites gradually return to activity, there is much for the general surgeon to consider!
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Brought to you by the 2020 Update in General Surgery Program Committee
This free webinar will provide you with tips, tricks and expert advice on keeping yourself, your staff and your patients safe, dealing with backlogs and the need for ongoing prioritization of cases. Join us for an interactive panel discussion on the steps you can take to make your transition as smooth and safe as possible.
Documents for Reference
- Time to Colonoscopy and Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Patients With Positive Results From Fecal Immunochemical Tests
- COVID-19: Framework for the Resumption of Endoscopic Activities from the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
- COVID-19: Advice from the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology for Endoscopy Facilities, as of March 16, 2020
- Covid-19 tip Sheet for Facilities Performing Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy
Topics covered will include:
Ramping up safely and strategically
Speaker: Dr. Najma Ahmed, Interim Surgeon-In-Chief, St. Michael's Unity Health Toronto; Ontario Health Clinical Services Recovery Planning Committee
So, is it really safe to do Laparoscopy?
Speaker: Dr. John Hagen, Surgeon-In-Chief, Humber River Hospital
When can I do colonoscopies again?
Speaker: Dr. Peter Stotland, North York General Hospital; Assistant Program Director
Dr. Carol Swallow
University of Toronto Division of General Surgery
Dr. Danielle Bischof
Mount Sinai Hospital
Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada – Section 1 – 1.5 hours
College of Family Physicians Canada – 1.5 Mainpro+ credits