CREST® Core Subject – Surgical Management of Crohn's Disease

As a Core Subject, this module is eligible for 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This module will review the surgical management of small bowel, colon, and anorectal Crohn's disease.

Objectives:

  • Explain the indications for surgery in Crohn's disease of the small bowel, colon, and perianal region.
  • Describe management options for fistulizing Crohn's disease for the small intestine.
  • Describe the indications, contraindications, and types of strictureplasties for fibrostenosing Crohn's disease.
  • Describe the indications and contraindications for segmental colectomy in Crohn's colitis.
  • Describe the management options available for fistulizing perianal Crohn's disease.

To access this module, log in at the top of this page, click on MY ACCOUNT, then follow the link to the CREST® Online Learning Center. Not a member of ASCRS? Learn more about the benefits of membership in the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

CREST® Core Subject – Surgical Management of Fecal Incontinence

Surgical Management of Fecal Incontinence, a Core Subject, is an overview of the main treatment options for patients suffering from fecal incontinence. It is eligible for 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Discussion topics include sphincteroplasty, sacral nerve stimulation, biomaterial injection, artificial bowel sphincter implantation and radio frequency energy delivery.

Objectives:

  • Develop a plan for conservative management of fecal incontinence.
  • Be able to discuss the pros and cons of the various advanced treatment options for fecal incontinence.

To access this module, log in at the top of this page, click on MY ACCOUNT, then follow the link to the CREST® Online Learning Center. Not a member of ASCRS? Learn more about the benefits of membership in the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

CREST® Core Subject – Surveillance after Curative Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

As a Core Subject, this module is eligible for 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. For localized colorectal cancer, the surgeon usually focuses on curative surgery. However, this is only the first step, as it then becomes the surgeon’s job to ensure proper follow up care. This module will summarize the proper approach to surveillance of patients after curative treatment of colon and rectal cancer.

Objectives:

  • Identify the risk factors, location and timing of colorectal cancer recurrence.
  • Become familiar with the evidence regarding intensive versus minimal surveillance.
  • Understand the current ASCRS guidelines for surveillance.

To access this module, log in at the top of this page, click on MY ACCOUNT, then follow the link to the CREST® Online Learning Center. Not a member of ASCRS? Learn more about the benefits of membership in the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

CREST® Core Subject – Update on Diverticular Disease

Update on Diverticular Disease, a Core Subject, is a review of diverticular disease that is divided into three parts. It is eligible for 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

The first part of this module is an overview of diverticular disease, while the second part is a review of acute and chronic diverticulitis, and the third focuses on recent literature.

Objectives:

Part 1 is an overview of diverticular disease that specifically addresses:

  • Incidence, pathophysiology and etiology
  • Epidemiology, clinical manifestations
  • Diagnostic evaluation
  • Differential diagnosis (as well as special considerations)

Part 2 is a review of acute and chronic diverticulitis and specifically addresses:

  • Medical treatment of acute uncomplicated and complicated diverticulitis
  • Surgical treatment of acute diverticulitis
  • Medical and surgical treatment of chronic diverticulitis

Part 3 is a recent literature review of three publications from 2014 that systematically reviews +/- a meta-analysis.

To access this module, log in at the top of this page, click on MY ACCOUNT, then follow the link to the CREST® Online Learning Center. Not a member of ASCRS? Learn more about the benefits of membership in the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

CREST® is Now Available!

CREST® is Now Available!

ColoRectal Educational Systems Template, commonly known as CREST® is the premier online educational portal for physicians interested in colorectal surgery. CREST® aims to assist healthcare providers achieve high-quality patient care by providing an interactive venue regarding all aspects of colorectal disease.

Covering the six "pillars" of colorectal disease: anorectal, colorectal and anal malignancy, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disorders, and endoscopy—CREST® provides a robust curriculum in support of the mission of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

Watch the instructional video located on the CREST® information page or read the detailed login document which describes how to login to CREST®. Members have the option of simply reviewing topics that interst them or they have the option of purchasing CME credits for the Weekly Curriculum Modules. Additional modules will be posted on a weekly basis so check back often!

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