{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Laparoscopic Versus Open Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases ((Non-Physician Credit))


The certificate for this activity is for NON-PHYSICIANS.

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. perform work-up and appropriately select patients for surgical treatment of colorectal liver metastases
  2. identify patients that are suitable for laparoscopic liver surgery
  3. select the appropriate and necessary surgical equipment for laparoscopic liver surgery.
  4. describe the costs and effects of open and laparoscopic liver surgery
  5. explain to patients what to expect in terms of complications and quality of life after open and laparoscopic parenchyma sparing liver resection.
Price: $29.00


  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Test Code: AOSN0218
Published: February 2018
Expires: 12/31/2020
Passing Score: 5/6 (83%)
Authors: Asmund Avdem Fretland,MD, Vegar Johansen Dagenborg, MD, Gudrun Maria Waaler Bjørnelv, MPhil, Airazat M. Kazaryan, MD, PhD, Ronny Kristiansen, Morten Wang Fagerland, MSc, PhD, John Hausken, MD, Tor Inge Tønnessen, MD, PhD, Andreas Abildgaard, MD, PhD, Leonid Barkhatov, MD, Sheraz Yaqub, MD, PhD,y Bard I.Røsok, MD, PhD, Bjørn Atle Bjørnbeth, MD, PhD, Marit Helen Andersen, RN, PhD, Kjersti Flatmark, MD, PhD, Eline Aas, MPhil,PhD, and Bjørn Edwin, MD, PhD
Categories: Surgical
Specialties: Surgery