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18 CME Credits
Course Overview

Introduction to Office Liposuction by Local Anesthesia
The Role of the Ob-Gyn in Performing Liposuction Surgery
Tumescent Technique
Surgical Principles and Safety of Office Surgical Cosmetic Procedures
Patient Selection
Pre-op Preparation and Postoperative Care
Liposuction Techniques: Standard suction assisted, Power Assisted Liposuction, Low Level Laser Liposuction, Laser lipolysis (CoolLipo, Smartlipo)
Live Surgery Workshop
Complications of Tumescent anesthesia and Liposuction
How to Manage and Market a Cosmetic Gyn Practice
Rewards of a Cosmetic Surgery Practice
Post Training Support and Education
Recommended affiliations
Malpractice and Medico-legal Issues

Objectives

Enhance knowledge of liposuction techniques
Become familiar with office tumescent liposuction by local anesthesia
Become familiar with instrumentation required to perform office liposuction procedures
Become adept at office liposuction techniques and instrumentation by participating in the workshop
Extend knowledge of liposuction complications, their prevention, and management


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FACULTY
Marco Pelosi II, MD, FACOG, FACS, FICS, FAACS – Course Director and CME Coordinator, Director of Pelosi Medical Center; President and Founder, ISCG, Bayonne, NJ

Marco Pelosi III, MD, FACOG, FACS, FICS, FAACS – Associate Director of Pelosi Medical Center; Vice President and Co-Founder, ISCG, Bayonne, NJ


ACCREDITATION
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY ) through the joint sponsorship of the Academy of Medicine of Richmond and the International Society of Cosmetogynecology. The Academy of Medicine of Richmond is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Academy of Medicine of Richmond designates this educational activity for a maximum of 18 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
All education grants for continuing medical education programs sponsored by the Academy of Medicine are in strict compliance with the guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). A copy of these standards for commercial support is available upon request.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE
The Academy of Medicine of Richmond relies upon invited faculty participants in its CME programs to provide educational information that is objective and free of bias as much as possible. In the spirit, and in accordance with the guidelines of the program sponsor, the faculty participants are expected to indicate any commercial relationship that may be perceived as real or apparent conflicts of interest.

CERTIFICATION OF CME CREDIT
Following completion of the program, the Academy of Medicine of Richmond will issue certificates to all participants based on documented attendance at the various educational sessions.

 
 
Workshop Agenda
 
 


DAY ONE

9:00 – 9:30 am
Opening Comments and Continental Breakfast.

9:30 - 9:40 am
Office Liposuction under Local Anesthesia: An Overview.

9:40 - 9:50 am
The Role of the Gynecologist in Performing Liposculpturing.

9:50 – 10:10 am
Patient Selection, Work-up and Consent.

10:10 – 10:20 am
Preoperative and Postoperative Photography.

10:20 - 10:30 am
Preoperative Preparation and Medications.

10:30 - 10:50 am
Tumescent Anesthesia Solution Preparation.

10:50 -11:00 am
Safety of Office-based Liposuction by Local Anesthesia. Lidocaine Side Effects: Recognition & Management.

11:00 - 11:15 am
COFFEE BREAK

11:15 - 11:30 am
Technique of Marking Fat Deposits.

11:30 - 11:45 am
Technique of Tumescent Anesthesia Infiltration.

11:45 - 12:15 pm
Current Liposuction Techniques and Introduction to the Laser Lipolysis procedure (CoolLipo / Smartlipo).

12:15 - 12:30 pm
Liposculpturing: The Final 30 Minutes.

12:30 - 12:45 pm
Postoperative Care and Recovery.

12:45 – 1:00 pm
Liposuction Complications and Procedure Touch-ups.

1:00 - 1:30 pm
LUNCH BREAK

1:30 – 2:00 pm
Video Session: Overview of a Typical Lipo Procedure "Skin-to-Skin”, Plus Vaser Ultrasound Liposuction, Power Assisted Liposuction, Low Level Laser Lipo, and Laser Lipolysis (CoolLipo / Smartlipo).


2:00 - 3:00 pm
Live Surgery Demonstration & Observational Surgical Training of Office Liposuction - 2 Cases.

3:00 - 3:15 pm
COFFEE BREAK

3:15 – 5:45 pm
Live Surgery Demonstration & Observational Surgical Training of Office Liposuction - 2 Cases (Continued).

05:45 - 6:00 pm
Clinical Staff Training Requirements.

6:00 – 6:30 pm
The Process of Obtaining Malpractice Insurance for Liposuction and Cosmetic Procedures.

6:30 – 7:00 pm
Round Table Discussion.


DAY TWO


9:00 - 1:00 pm
Live Surgery Workshops: Hands-on Surgical Training
Round Table Discussion.

1:00 - 1:30 pm
LUNCH BREAK

1:30 – 3:30 pm
Live Surgery Workshops: Hands-on Surgical Training (Continued)

3:30 - 4:00 pm
COFFEE BREAK

4:00 - 4:10 pm
Implementing Office Liposuction: How to Set up the Office Liposuction Suite.

4:10 - 4:20 pm
Malpractice Insurance and Liposculpturing.

4:20 - 4:30 pm
ISCG Post-Training Support, Recommended Professional Affiliations.

4:30 - 4:40 pm
The Business of Office Liposuction.

4:40 - 4:50 pm
Advertising and Promotional Materials.

4:50 - 5:00 pm
OR Setup, Equipment, and Supplies.

5:00 – 5:10 pm
Handling the Dissatisfied or Difficult Patient.

5:10 - 6:00 pm
Meeting with Equipment Advisors and Technical Support Staff.

6:00 - 6:30 pm
Awarding of Certificates


 
   
 
 

 
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