Dear member, Welcome to our November 2008 newsletter.
This month, we are pleased to release 6 brand-new HD videos in laparoscopic general and digestive surgery that you will be able to download for 9.95€ or 14.95$ only per video! We are also publishing 12 new videos showing different surgical procedures along with new lectures and interviews of experts in the field of laparoscopic gynecology and urology! We are also happy to offer new media recorded live at the IRCAD-EITS to all WeBSurg and EATS members. The media was shot during the last advanced course in NOTES (October 3-4, 2008) and is available on the EATS website: http://www.eats.fr. For more information on NOTES, please click on the EATS section of the Newsletter.
Following the inauguration and the first course in Taiwan (May 27-30, 2008), we are pleased to release the complete ASIA IRCAD-TAIWAN2008 course calendar and each course's CME accreditation.
CME accreditation is provided for all the course that will be held at the ASIA IRCAD - Taiwan: AMA Category 1 credits™ and MAINCERT credits will be delivered.
The IRCAD-EITS and WeBSurg will be present as an exhibitor hosted by Karl Storz and will be happy to welcome you at the forthcoming events:
2009 SAGES Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, USA (April 22-25, 2009)
17th International Congress of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES), Prague, Czech Republic (June 17-20, 2009)
95th Annual Clinical Congress of the ACS, Chicago, Illinois, USA (October 11-15, 2009)
Would you like to feature on WeBSurg? Contribute your videos to the most visited surgical website
WeBSurg now has more than 100.000 registered members and provides charge-free educational contents to its members. WeBSurg is a unique opportunity to have your work and Institution broadcasted internationally.
If you wish to send us some videos, please make sure that they meet those audiovisual requirements:
WeBSurg requires videos recorded on digital format, they should be fully edited and dubbed. If there is no voice recording, please provide us with a script. We have a team of professionals who can do the voice over. Also, please provide us with an abstract of the video (5 to 10 lines). The master recording should be provided by mail (it will be returned after processing) or via our FTP servers (contact us). The image and sound quality must be very good and the video should last no more than 15 minutes. If there are no external views of the operating room (ports, position of the patient and the surgical team), photos should be provided.
VHS format, Umatic, MPEG1 are not suitable. Copies are not suitable. Background sound should be minimized, and there should be no music. Videos used for congresses or other training purposes are often not suitable. Videos with low quality image and sound should not be sent to WebSurg as they cannot be adapted.
SEND YOUR VIDEOS TO -
FAO: Guy Temporal
WeBSurg Video Contributions
1, Place de l’hôpital
New exclusive content in N.O.T.E.S. for all EATS members and those to be!
We are delighted to share our online NOTES with more than 1800 members! Following the sixth NOTES Advanced Course that took place last October 3-4, 2008, we are happy to share new mediawith you.
Make sure you browse the EATS website and view all the new NOTES material!
Register now for thenext NOTES courses at the IRCAD-EITS in Strasbourg and/or at the ASIA-IRCAD in Taiwan to be held in 2009.
Find the NOTES course programs to be held at IRCAD-EITS and registration detailshere. Find the NOTES course programs to be held at ASIA IRCAD - Taiwan and registration detailshere.
Nathaniel Soper (USA) on NOTES transgastric cholecystectomy
New reading suggestions:
Updated monthly By becoming an EATS member, you will take full advantage of our exclusive NOTES content on www.eats.fr, as well as other membership rights.
Come and Attend our next Course Programs in Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery at IRCAD-EITS!
Calendar for 2009 NOTES courses at IRCAD-EITS: January 16-17, 2009
March 06-07, 2009
October 02-03, 2009
Option A limited to 50 participants Option B limited to 34 participants Click here to sign up
Calendar for 2009 NOTES courses at ASIA IRCAD - Taiwan: May 4-5, 2009
July 3-4, 2009 Click here for further information
Due to the enormous success of the first four NOTES Hands-on courses, priority will be given to people that are on the waiting list and to EATS members. This will operate on a first come, first served basis.
MAINCERT and AMA Category 1 CME credits™available for the 2008 NOTES courses: 8.75 credits (option A)
25.25 credits (option B)
12 European CME credits (ECMEC) are also available. These credits have been provided by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing MedicalEducation (EACCME), institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).