Deep postanal infections/fistula are a complex area often misunderstood. This module reviews the available literature on the topic from diagnosis, anatomy to treatment including strategies to prevent recurrence and complications. As a Weekly Curriculum module, it is eligible for 1  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

This module discusses the preoperative processes for the local, regional and metastatic staging of rectal cancer. This module is eligible for 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Currently, all parties – patients, payers, and providers are motivated (for different reasons) to optimize the speed and safety of patient recovery after abdominal surgery. So, in order to assist colon and rectal surgeons with this important topic, the Quality and Safety Committee has developed an Enhanced Recovery Overview document. 

This module focuses on the technical "how-tos" of high quality rectal cancer surgery and implications for the future - including the role of laparoscopic surgery.This module is eligible for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.