Indications for new and evolving surgical techniques.  Patient selection for applying the appropriate technique.  Hospital management to decrease peri-operative complications.  Effective review of the electronic medical record and communication intra and interdepartmentally.  Follow new and evolving guidelines in Peri-operative complication prophylaxis (DVT, Infection -surgical site, pneumonia, UTI).

Be able to communicate with colleagues.  Uncertainty of a frozen section.  OR availability or access.  Access to appropriate peri-operative testing and peri-operative care.  Best practices and solutions to problems will be discussed among colleagues.

Target Audience: 

All staff from General Surgery Department in Vacaville.


1. Identify ways to minimize the risk of surgery.

2. Identify risk factors for the complications discussed.

3.  Manage complications & unanticipated outcomes that occur in surgical management measured under NSQUIP.

4.  Reduce peri-operative complications.

5.  Effectively manage unusual and or complicated cases.

Planning Committee/Speaker:

Minhao Zhou, MD, General Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Vacaville


Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano has determined that the speaker and planner(s) do not have affiliations with any corporate organizations that may constitute a conflict of interest with this presentation. Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand-name products.

Credits & Accreditation:

Kaiser Permanente Napa Solano is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Specialty Credits:  +1 Radiology Technology Credit

Session date: 
03/21/2023 - 9:00am to 10:00am PDT
Kaiser Permanente
1 Quality Drive
Vacaville, CA 95688
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Radiologic Technology
    x-ray use or diagnosis

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