Emergency Surgical Conditions

September 23rd, 2016 - September 23rd, 2019
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Emergency Surgical Conditions. We will discuss the management and operative indications of three common acute abdominal conditions – small bowel obstruction, acute diverticulitis and appendicitis. We also will discuss other conditions that presents as abdominal pain that require emergent surgery. At the end of the presentation, we hope that participates will walk away with practical knowledge. 

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Dates and Times

End Date: 9/23/2019


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: IDENTIFY emergent surgical conditions that present as abdominal pain; UNDERSTAND the importance of involving a surgeon early in the evaluation and management of acute abdominal problems; DISCUSS the diagnosis and early management of emergent surgical conditions; PROVIDE practical knowledge for the primary care provider to manage patients with emergent surgical conditions.

Webcasts Files

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Disclosure Information for Planning Committee Members and Speakers



  • Dr. Michael Barrie, MD
    • Emergency Surgical Conditions
  • Dr. Steven Steinberg, MD
    • Emergency Surgical Conditions


The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.