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Led by Alberto Peña, MD, and Andrea Bischoff, MD, renowned pediatric surgeons from the International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital Care at Children's Hospital Colorado, the Peña Course is a three-day intensive workshop with live surgical demonstrations. The course is designed for pediatric surgeons, urologists, gynecologists and gastroenterologists, as well as pediatric nurses managing patients with colorectal issues. During the course you will view three carefully selected operative demonstrations, including surgical/technical maneuvers to be performed during the repair of anorectal malformations and Hirschsprung's disease.
Attendees will be able to propose practice improvements to their teams based on evidence-based guidelines, tools and resources presented at the conference.
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:
Review the principles of diagnosis and management of anorectal defects
Discuss the challenges of short-and long-term postoperative care
Explain the principles of treatment of Hirschsprung’s disease and related disorders
Describe the diagnosis of Hirschsprung’s disease and idiopathic constipation, and the difference in their management
Recognize indications for re-operative surgery
Discuss management of associated urologic and gynecologic problems
Review the comprehensive management approach to cloacal exstrophy
Explain or outline the use of the posterior sagittal approach for a variety of conditions
Live operative demonstrations
This three-day intensive teaching course will examine the surgical treatment and management of pediatric anorectal and colorectal surgical problems including:
Live operating room demonstrations with discussion
Methods of evaluation of surgical techniques
Prognosis of these deformities
Lodging and Accommodations
The following hotels may offer a hospital/conference discount:
Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center 13200 East 14th Place Aurora, CO 80011 303-365-1234
SpringHill Suites Denver-Anschutz Medical Campus 13400 East Colfax Avenue Aurora, CO 80011 720-859-1100
Drury Inn & Suites 4550 North Central Park Boulevard Denver, CO 80238
Register between now and November 1, 2019 to receive a discount.
Discount codes: For doctors: early For advanced practice providers: earlymid For nurses: earlyrn