**Registration Note: In order to receive the CAGS Member rate, members must use the email associated with their account.  If your membership is not currently active, you will be offered non-member ticket options.

Target Audience
This interactive webinar series is designed for practicing surgeons and residents both actively involved and interested in providing operative delivery and maternal care support in rural and remote communities and global surgery programs.

Course Overview
The course consists of four 1.5 hour webinars of combined didactic lectures, interactive participant discussions and case review around the assessment and management of challenging cases and complications in operative delivery for the General Surgeon.

Cost
     Registration includes Sessions 2, 3, 4. 

     Session 1 is offered only through Canadian Surgery Forum registration
          (Update: this session is now sold out.  Plans are underway to offer a repeat of this session in early 2022.)

     CAGS Members - $100 for surgeons, $50 for residents

     Non-CAGS Members - $200 for surgeons, $100 for residents


Co-Chairs: Dr. Glenn Posner, Dr. Cait Champion, Dr. Roy Kirkpatrick

Course Learning Objectives

By the end of the webinar series participants will be able to:

  • Identify and describe safe surgical management principles and approaches to complex surgical deliveries
  • Develop and implement a stepwise approach to assessment and management of Post-Partum Hemorrhage (PPH)
  • Describe an approach to assessment and surgical management of complications following vaginal delivery and caesarean section
  • Initiate collaborative approaches to operative maternal care team building and local quality assurance around high-acuity low-occurrence obstetrical complications in rural and remote settings

Reference Textbook
Posner, G., Dy, J., Black A., and Jones, GD.  (2013)  Oxorn-Foote Human Labor and Birth (6e).  Mc-Graw-Hill.

Accreditation
This event is an Accredited Self-Assessment Activity (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by Canadian Association of General Surgeons.  You may claim a maximum of 1.5 hours for each webinar attended.


Hands-on Simulation Opportunity

Webinar series participants will have the opportunity to participate in a half-day hands-on Simulation program to practice skills introduced in the webinar series at CSF 2022 (date and cost TBD).

 

Also available to webinar series participants

Certificate of Recognition in Operative Delivery and Maternal Care for General Surgeons - click here to learn more

Postgraduate Course - Delivery and Maternal Care for General Surgeons: Managing Challenging Cases and Complications

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  • Thursday Oct 07 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Thursday Nov 11 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Thursday Dec 09 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Online

Event Workshops

Session 2: Managing Post-Partum Hemorrhage

October 7, 2021  19:00 - 20:30
Fee: $0.00
Seats Remaining:14

Session Learning Objectives

By the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Define post-partum hemorrhage and identify patient risk factors and principles of prevention
  • Develop a stepwise approach to initial assessment and medical management of post-partum hemorrhage
  • Identify and describe indications for operative intervention in post-partum hemorrhage and approaches to surgical management including use of Bakri balloon, compression sutures, subtotal hysterectomy
  • Describe an evaluation and management approach to the patient with post-partum hemorrhage due to retained products of conception

Session 3: Managing C-section And Vaginal Delivery Complications

November 11, 2021  19:00 - 20:30
Fee: $0.00
Seats Remaining:14

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Describe an approach to the identification, evaluation and management of early and late complications of caesarean section, including bladder and bowel injuries
  • Describe an approach to the identification, evaluation and management of early and late complications of vaginal deliveries, including vulvar hematomas and complex (grade 3&4) perineal tears
  • Compare and contrast post-operative care management principles for typical caesarean section and vaginal delivery patients and those with complications

Session 4: Strengthening Collaborative Rural And Remote Maternal Care

December 9, 2021  19:00 - 20:30
Fee: $0.00
Seats Remaining:14

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Identify and describe approaches to collaborative quality improvement in maternal care in a low-resource setting, including development of local kits, protocols and cognitive aids 
  • Identify and discuss an approach to managing interprofessional team dynamics in difficult maternal and child complications and outcomes in rural and remote settings
  • Develop a quality improvement approach to the disclosure and follow up of difficult maternal and child complications and outcomes in rural and remote settings