Continuing Medical Education

Please click the link below to register for the CME lecture "Colorectal Cancer Treatment Update” 

Presented by: Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Sponsored by: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education

Course Topics and Speakers: 

Surgical Management of Rectal Cancer in the 21st Century - Open, Laparoscopic and Robotic
Matthew Mutch, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery

New Rectal Cancer Radiation Guidelines
Parag Parikh, MD
Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology and Biomedical Engineering

Medical Management of Colorectal Cancer
Kian-Huat Lim, MD, PhD.
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Oncology

Course Objectives:

The intended result of this activity is to provide primary care, GI and oncology physicians with enhanced knowledge/competence,  performance and patient outcomes. After completion of this course, participants should be able to: 
  • Demonstrate the importance of surgical technique for rectal cancer.
  • Demonstrate the outcomes of clinical trials for laparoscopic and robotic resection of rectal cancer.
  • List the benefits and risks of medical treatments including chemotherapy and biologics for different stages of colon and rectal cancers.
  • Implement evidence-based decision making with patients and families in treatment recommendations and prognostication.
  • List the  most recent strategies being explored in the treatment of colorectal cancers.
  • Describe the role of short course radiation in rectal cancer.
  • Identify patients who may not need radiation.

1.0 AMA PRA Category One Credit
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Event Date: Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016   |   Registration: 6:30 p.m.   |   Course & Dinner: 7– 8:30 p.m. 

Location: Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 1855 South Lindbergh, Plaza Frontenac, St. Louis, MO 63131. Click here for a map with directions.

Registration due: Please register by Oct. 27, 2016. For additional information, please contact: Barbara Manisco at 314.454.7209 or email: [email protected]

Cost: Registration is complimentary. However, maximum enrollment has been established, and registration slots are limited.

To Register:

  • Click the link below and you will enter a secure site for Washington University CME registration.
  •  If this is your first time on this Washington University CME site, you will need to create a new account (this will be near the bottom of the page). 
  • Questions? Please contact: Barbara Manisco at 314.454.7209 or email: [email protected]

Please click here to register for the CME lecture "Colorectal Cancer Treatment Update"

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Disclosure Statement: It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, that planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order for CME staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest prior to the educational activity. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. Detailed disclosures will be made in activity handout materials.


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