After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe telesimulation and its application for surgical skills training and assessment
2. Compare modalities used for remote operative coaching
3. Present new and future technologies for remote training in surgery
Allan Okrainec, MD, MHPE, FRCSC, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto
Head, Division of General Surgery, University Health Network
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.
Dr. Okrainec receives honoraria for speaking and teaching at Medtronic and Ethicon.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.
None of the other planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Baystate Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Advanced Practice Providers
Baystate Health designates this activity for 1 contact hours for Advanced Practice Providers. Advanced Practice Providers should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 American Board of Surgery MOC
- 1.00 IPCE Credit Hour(s)