Bariatric Surgery Professional Education

 

Laparoscopic Bariatric Preceptorship

This educational event is sponsored by Ethicon to provide training on the safe and effective use of its products in surgical procedures, with an emphasis on stapling. Didactic instruction, videos, inanimate tissue lab, and live surgery observation may be used to highlight ECHELON ENDOPATH™ Staplers, the HARMONIC® Product Family, and the ENSEAL® Product Family.

Laparoscopic Duodenal Preceptorship

This course is designed for advanced laparoscopic bariatric surgeons who currently perform stapled bariatric procedures and are interested in adding DS procedures to their practice. Participants observe DS procedures in a clinical setting, discuss clinical data and surgical techniques, and learn the safe and effective use of ECHELON ENDOPATH™ Staplers, the HARMONIC® Product Family, and ENDOPATH XCEL® Trocars. Faculty will be available for discussion and case review between cases throughout the day.

Single Anastomosis/Loop Duodenal Switch (DS) Preceptorship

This highly interactive preceptorship is designed for advanced laparoscopic bariatric surgeons currently performing stapled bariatric procedures who are interested in single anastomosis/loop DS procedures. Participants will observe surgeons currently performing this procedure and discuss clinical data and surgical technique. The safe and effective use of the ECHELON FLEX™ Powered ENDOPATH® Stapler with GST System, Harmonic ACE®+ Shears, and/or ENSEAL® G2 Articulating Tissue Sealer will be emphasized.

Current and New Approaches to Duodenal Switch (DS)

This highly interactive program is designed for advanced laparoscopic bariatric surgeons currently performing stapled bariatric procedures who are interested in adding laparoscopic DS procedures to their practice. Participants will receive in-depth instruction and hands-on training on traditional DS techniques, including single anastomosis DS. The safe and effective use of the ECHELON FLEX™ Powered ENDOPATH® Stapler with GST System, Harmonic ACE®+ Shears, and/or ENSEAL® G2 Articulating Tissue Sealer will be emphasized.

Robotic Bariatric Preceptorship

This highly interactive preceptorship is designed for advanced bariatric surgeons currently performing stapled bariatric procedures who are interested in enhancing their robotic-assisted bariatric skills. Participants will observe robotic procedures in a clinical setting and discuss clinical data and surgical technique. The safe and effective use of the ECHELON FLEX™ Powered ENDOPATH® Stapler with GST System, Harmonic ACE®+ Shears, and/or ENSEAL® G2 Articulating Tissue Sealer will be emphasized.

Revisional Bariatric Surgery: Strategy, Process, and Consensus

This course focuses on strategies, techniques, and methods for performing revisional bariatric surgery, leveraging the knowledge of thought leaders in this area. Instruction will include video presentations and didactic discussions on how to optimize patient outcomes in complex revision cases. The hands-on lab will emphasize the science of stapling and the safe and effective use of the ECHELON FLEX™ Powered ENDOPATH® Stapler with GST System, Harmonic ACE®+ Shears, and/or ENSEAL® G2 Articulating Tissue Sealer.

Shaping the Future of Bariatric Surgery

This program is designed for advanced bariatric surgeons who offer comprehensive solutions to treating obesity. Instruction will be completed through hands-on instruction, didactic instruction, and extensive video and case observation. Hands-on lab will emphasize the science of stapling and the safe and effective use of the ECHELON FLEX™ Powered ENDOPATH® Stapler with GST System, Harmonic ACE®+ Shears, and/or ENSEAL® G2 Articulating Tissue Sealer.

Multispecialty Symposium

This course gives surgeons the opportunity to participate in various topics across three specialties, as participants choose sessions based on their interests. Attendees gain hands-on experience in an animate lab setting that teaches the science of tissue management in stapling and energy.

Revisional Surgery: Consensus, Process, and Strategy (Online Program)

This interactive SURGiVIEW program provides an interactive experience to learn from experts discussing the most current approaches to revisional bariatric surgery.

Shaping the Future of Sleeve Gastrectomy: 2015 Sleeve Consensus Review (Online Program)

This interactive SURGiVIEW program leverages the power of the new 2015 sleeve gastrectomy consensus paper sponsored by Ethicon. Learners will interact with the authors as they explain the evolution of sleeve gastrectomy and reveal expert opinions on how to optimize the most performed bariatric surgery in the world.

Exploring the Single Anastomosis/Loop Duodenal Switch (DS) (Online Program)

This interactive SURGiVIEW program takes a focused approach to exploring the single anastomosis/loop DS procedure, which has grown significantly in popularity in the United States. The program leverages input from current thought leaders in the space.

Multidisciplinary Approach to the Bariatric Patient (Online Program)

This interactive SURGiVIEW program walks the participant through the entire patient care pathway, from seminar to surgery, exploring best practices for selecting and managing patients, including procedural and postoperative considerations.