Endocrinologist - Surgeon: Critical Collaboration with Case-Based Conversations

Austin, TX US
May 3, 2017

If you attended the Endocrinologist - Surgeon: Critical Collaboration with Case-Based Conversations session held Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the AACE Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, please proceed to attempt this assessment for ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit. To begin, select the red 'Take Course' tab. You must be logged in to access the assessment.

  • AACE Members: login with the same username/password used for the AACE website.
  • Non-AACE Members: login using the non-member portal if you have an existing non-member account OR create an account if you are new to the AACE Education website.

Once logged in, you will be prompted to enter the access code you received onsite (found on page 7 of the Schedule-at-a-Glance). If you need assistance, please contact cme@aace.com.


Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Only those who receive a passing score will be eligible for MOC credit. Please allow two weeks for MOC points to appear within your account on the ABIM website.

Participation information will be shared with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).

Learning Objectives

  • To review algorithms for inpatient and outpatient post thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy calcium  management
  •  To highlight hospital-based challenges in patients with goiters Managing peri-operative thyroid dysfunction
  • How the endocrine surgeon and endocrinologist co-manage perioperative hypothyroidism
  • How the endocrine surgeon and endocrinologist co-manage perioperative hyperthyroidism in the patient undergoing thyroidectomy for hyperthyroidism
  • How the endocrine surgeon and endocrinologist co-manage calcium  perioperatively in the patient undergoing parathyroidectomy
  • Recognize the morbidity associated with hypopituitarism before pituitary surgery
  • Review therapeutic options for treatment of hormonal dysfunction in the immediate period after pituitary surgery
  • Review algorithms for follow-up in patients after pituitary and adrenal surgery
  • Describe the various surgical approaches to the pituitary region
  • Understand the indications for surgery in various types of pituitary lesions
  • Consider outcomes and adjuncts to pituitary surgery - medical and radiation therapy
  • Complete the necessary workup prior to parathyroidectomy and adrenalectomy
  • Inform their patients regarding the risks and benefits of parathyroidectomy and adrenalectomy
  • Apply appropriate postoperative screening and treatment
Additional information
Available for MOC Points?: 
Yes
Practice Area: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 MOC
Course opens: 
05/03/2017
Course expires: 
05/03/2018
Event starts: 
05/03/2017 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
05/03/2017 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
AACE Annual Meeting
500 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78701
United States

Mira Milas, MD; Jeffrey Garber, MD; Maria Fleseriu, MD; Edward Laws, Jr., MD; Daniel T. Ruan, MD

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 MOC

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/03/2017
Course expires: 
05/03/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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