Desired Practice: Continual performance improvement (technical and surgical judgment competence), reduction of post op complications, improved outcomes

Target Audience: Surgeons and PA's


Shannon Rathbun, PA-C

Tina Smith, MD


  • Implement best practice techniques to improve surgical outcomes and reduce complications.
  • Utilize newly learned skills to improve patient communication.

The Diablo Area designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education. Nurses may report credit towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.

The Professional Staff Education and Library Committee has determined that the speakers and planners for these activities do not have any conflicts of interest relative to these educational activities.


The Diablo Area is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Session date: 
04/16/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am PDT
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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