Course Details

Over 4 months, the A to Z Fundamentals program will feature 8 lessons including 5 interactive Question and Answer forums throughout the course. There will be 2 live-case demonstrations where participants can view and interact with cases performed from the faculty surgeon’s operating room.

Questions will be collected during the quizzes and will be answered by the faculty during the interactive Question and Answer forums. All students who complete all 8 lectures, watch all 5 interactive Questions and Answer forums and pass the quizzes with an 80% or higher will be entered into a raffle for a hands on workshop.

Steps to Complete Each Session

Sign up for the course in your preferred language
Follow the course outline with the dates letting you know when the next lesson starts
Complete each lesson and topic making sure to hit “Complete Assignment” on the bottom after you are done
Return for the live discussion to receive credit and your certificate

Topics

  • Applied Anatomy of the Groin & Abdominal Wall

  • Mesh and other Materials for Abdominal Wall Surgery

  • Inguinal Hernia: Classification, Guidelines & Tailored Approach

  • Inguinal Hernia Repair Techniques: Open, Laparoscopic and Robotic

  • Chronic Pain After Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Live Surgery and Discussion for Inguinal MIS Repair

  • Optimal Surgical Techniques to Minimize Hernia Occurrence
  • Ventral Hernia: Classification & Pre-Optimization of Patients
  • Techniques for Ventral Hernias: Open, Laparoscopic and Robotic
  • Live Surgery and Discussion for Ventral MIS Repair
  • Avoiding Intraoperative and Postoperative Complications in Hernia Surgery

Global Faculty

Dr. Flavio Malcher

  • Director Abdominal Wall Program Department of Surgery Montefiore Medical Center, NY
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY
  • Governor-Americas Hernia Society

Dr. Salvador Morales-Conde

  • Coordinator of the Unit of Innovation in Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • General and Digestive Department – University Hospital Virgen del Rocio, Sevilla, Spain
  • Head of General, Digestive and Laparoscopic Surgery Unit – Quiron-Sagrado Corazon Hospital, Sevilla, Spain
  • Associate Professor of Surgery – University of Sevilla
  • General Secretary of the EHS (European Hernia Society)
  • Paid Consultant for CR Bard Inc.

Dr. Eduardo Parra-Davila

  • Director of Minimally Invasive and Colorectal Surgery
  • Director of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Director of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • TENET Florida Physician Services
  • Paid Consultant for CR Bard Inc.

Hernia U Certifications

History of this Course