Transoral Robotic Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer

Chicago, IL US
November 5, 2016
This program is designed to enhance attendees' knowledge about the role for transoral robotic surgery in the management of patients with oropharyngeal cancer, to accurately identify patients who will benefit from a transoral robotic surgery (TORS) approach, and to recognize basic concepts related to the use of the surgical robot in transoral resection of head and neck cancer.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other health professionals interested in the management of patients with oropharyngeal cancer.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participants should be able to:

  • Define the role for TORS in the management of head and neck cancer;
  • Identify multi-modality treatment strategies in conjunction with TORS;
  • Describe the operating room set up, oropharyngeal anatomy, and surgical steps for patients undergoing TORS.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Susie Kim
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.75 Participation
Event starts: 
11/05/2016 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
11/05/2016 - 4:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Gordon Center for Integrative Science
929 E 57th St
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Assistant Professor of Surgery
  Section of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  University of Chicago
  Director, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
  Section of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  University of Chicago

Disclosure Declarations
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The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.


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