Updates in SAGES Education - FUSE, FES, FLS, Where are We Now and What is the Next Step? - non CME
The SAGES Fundamentals Programs have been a marquee offering by the society that has helped to transform surgical education around the world. In this session, we explore the history of the FLS, FES, and FUSE programs, the impact of these programs to date, and share the latest about what the future holds for the next version of these offerings. We will also discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the fundamentals programs and options to maintain this training and certification in the COVID era.
- Describe the impact the SAGES Fundamentals programs (FLS, FES, FUSE) have had on surgical education and quality improvement.
- Employ strategies to maintain certification during the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Julian Varas Sr.
|Introduction||1:30 pm - 1:40 pm|
|Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) - History, Impact and Next Steps||1:40 pm - 2:05 pm|
|Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) - How FES Started and Future Directions||2:05 pm - 2:30 pm|
|Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE) - Importance of FUSE for Healthcare Professionals as a Whole||2:30 pm - 2:55 pm|
|Strategies for Achieving Fundamentals Certification in the COVID Era||2:55 pm - 3:20 pm|
||Discussion||3:20 pm - 3:45 pm|