*Registration Fee (Required)* - For each ASSESS course being taught

$ 125.00 - *Registration Fee (Required)* - For each ASSESS course being taught
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The ACOG course Advanced Surgical Simulation and Endoscopic Surgical Simulation (ASSESS) Description
Offers a solid understanding of why simulation training is so important for gynecologic surgery. Through the ASSESS course, ACOG advocates for the training of laparoscopic surgery so that residents and seasoned surgeons alike can practice techniques, review procedures, follow evidence-based best practice guidelines, and receive feedback during simulated laparoscopic surgery, vaginal hysterectomy, and other advanced surgical procedures.
The course is organized in three units, each which includes simulation materials and guidelines, assembly directions, and clinical checklists:
  1. Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  2. Vaginal Hysterectomy
  3. Midurethral [retropubic and transobturator] Slings
The ACOG ASSESS course provides each learner with a solid understanding of why simulation training is so important for gynecologic surgery, and offers self-assess skills on various gynecologic surgical procedures. By the end of this course, participants should be able to perform the following objectives for each procedure:
Do not purchase for individual registration. This course is for purchase by course trainers only.
  • List steps
  • List benefits
  • List indication and qualifications
  • List available and common simulators
  • Identify, assemble, and use all necessary equipment
  • Identify the number, size, and locations of incisions for port placement to facilitate surgery
  • Explain how to use the ACOG assessment tool for competency evaluation
CME Credit: The course is approved for CME credit (up to 6 credits) through ACOG.
ABOG MOC Credit: Participants are also eligible for MOC Part IV credit from ABOG.