Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopic Surgery: A “Start-Up Guide” for the Office Setting

Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopic Surgery: A “Start-Up Guide” for the Office Setting

Join Dr. Zurawin and Dr. Miller as they discuss the benefits and implementation of minimally invasive hysteroscopic surgery in the office setting.

Available credits: 0.25

Time to complete: 15 minutes

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  • Overview

    There are a number of variables to consider when adding in-office minimally invasive surgery to a physician’s practice.  This activity will discuss the benefits for both patient and physician in-office surgeries versus hospital-based, how to obtain the needed clinical training and hysteroscopic case experience, staffing and facility needs, and considerations and approaches to marketing and cultivating a patient-base.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative (TOPEC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. TOPEC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Host: 
    Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Dr. Robert Zurawin receives consulting fees from Ethicon, Halt, Hologic, and Storz.

    Faculty: 
    Charles E. Miller, MD, FACOG
    Founder, President and Medical Director
    Advanced IVF Institute and The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
    Charles E. Miller, MD & Associates

    Dr. Charles Miller receives consulting fees from Allergan and has contracted research for Aegea, Allergan, Channel Med Systems, Contained Morcellation Bag Study, Gynsonics, Illumina, Merck, receives royalties from CRI Miller Catheter, he has ownership interest in Blue Seas Medical Spa and is a speaker for Smith and Nephew.

    Reviewers/Planners/Authors: 

    • Sean T. Barrett has nothing to disclose.
    • Ken Brown has nothing to disclose.
    • Barry A. Fiedel has nothing to disclose.
    • Kia K. Gray, MPH has nothing to disclose.
    • Jessica McGrory has nothing to disclose
    • Ashley Rosenthal has nothing to disclose
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    1. Describe the benefits of offering office-based MIS procedures to the physician’s practice, as well as their patients, and how best to initiate this endeavor in their medical practice.
    2. Formulate the path to obtaining the needed clinical training and case experience, especially as related to ensuring good patient outcomes, safety, and comfort.   
    3. Identify staffing and facility needs when building an MIS practice, including how to accrue a patient base and market and network your MIS specialty.
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of Obstetricians/Gynecologists, Perioperative Nurses, Obstetricians/Gynecologists Residents, Residency Directors and Trainers.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Provider

    Omnia Education has a core focus on women's health and the ways in which diseases and conditions impact the female patient. That unique focus has transformed the CME learning environment for healthcare professionals nationwide. We impact thousands of clinicians annually, many of whom return each year for clinical updates and connectivity with regional peers

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Hologic.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of TOPEC and Omnia Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. 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 patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Omnia Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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