Objectives
  1. Discuss the causes of venous thromboembolism in  Colorectal Surgical Patients.
  2. Describe preventative measures against development of Venous Thromboembolism in the Colorectal Patient.
  3. Define frailty in Colorectal Surgical Patients.
  4. Discuss how Frailty contributes to Colorectal Surgical Morbidity and Mortality.
  5. Discuss what measures can be used in the preoperative period to improve the functional status of the frail patient in preparation for  Colorectal Surgery.
Faculty

Kelly M. Tyler, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Division Chief, Colorectal Surgery
Baystate Medical Center

Holly K. Sheldon, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Colorectal Surgery
Baystate Medical Center

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.
 

Session date: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Location: 
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St
Chicopee/Agawam Conference Room
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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