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A Century of Surgeons and Surgery

A Century of Surgeons and Surgery: The American College of Surgeons 1913–2012
by David L. Nahrwold, MD, FACS, and Peter J. Kernahan, MD, PhD, FACS

12PI-0001

This book chronicles the story behind the evolution of one of the nation’s foremost medical societies, the American College of Surgeons. Drs. Nahrwold and Kernahan devoted four years to researching and writing this engaging account of the College’s achievements, occasional setbacks, and changes in direction as the College steadily works to influence the course of scientific surgery in America and establish itself as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The authors vividly capture the complex personalities of the leaders of the College through the first 100 years. The American College of Surgeons opened its Archives to the authors, providing access to materials not previously available. This work is an authoritative history of the College, published during its Centennial celebration.

About the authors: David L. Nahrwold is retired chair of surgery at Northwestern University, Chicago, and Peter J. Kernahan is a surgeon and medical historian who has written a thesis on the College’s formation.

Price:  $19.95

 

ACS Smoking Cessation Online Course

It Pays for Your Patients to Quit Smoking Before Surgery: Outcomes, Interventions and Reimbursement

An E-Learning, 1 CME accredited program for surgical practitioners to detail the effects of nicotine and smoking on surgical outcomes, the benefits of counseling and pharmacotherapy, the appropriate codes and reimbursement benefits for smoking cessation counseling and resources for surgeons and patients titled "It pays for your patients to Quit Smoking before surgery: Outcomes, Interventions and Reimbursement."

Price:
Fellows - $40
Associates - $40
Resident Members - $25
Affiliate MD/DO Members - $40
Medical Students - $25
Non-Members - $65

Central Lines Home Skills Broadcast Rights

Central Lines Home Skills Kit Broadcast Rights
16PE-0003

The Central Lines Home Skills Program supports patients with education and materials to learn and practice the skills needed for optimal postoperative recovery and is a simulation-based, multimedia program that supports self-paced learning and safe self-management following discharge. The skills kit was developed with multi-association consensus and is funded in part by a grant from Teleflex. This is an excellent teaching video for both patients and professional staff.


The American College of Surgeons is now granting single hospital networks access to broadcast the licensed video program. This standard license is a one-time fee and will include two Central Line Home Skills Kits.* Each skill kit contains practice equipment, a DVD with skill demonstration, an instruction booklet with images, references for additional support, and a step-by-step checklist to guide performance and evaluation of skill acquisition.

 

Review the Broadcast and Duplication Terms and Conditions


Price:
$300.00 (One-time fee)

Includes: Video Broadcast Rights, one DVD, and two Central Lines Home Skill Kits


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*May order additional Central Lines Home Skills Kits separately

Central Lines Home Skills Kit

Central Lines Home Skills Kit
16PE-0003

The Surgical Patient Education Central Lines Home Skills Kit provides patients with comprehensive, interactive materials to enable learning and practicing of the skills needed for optimal postoperative recovery. This program will walk you through: understanding your central line (CVAD), skills to manage your central line, problem solving, home management tips, as well as other resources. Each skills kit contains: practice equipment (syringes, tubing, needleless connector, alcohol wipes, gloves, and practice model), a DVD with skill demonstration, an instruction booklet with images, a self-assessment checklist, and references for additional support. The Central Lines Home Skills Kit was developed by a multidisciplinary program of the American College of Surgeons Division of Education and has been funded in part by a grant from Teleflex.


Price:
ACS Members:
$20.00 per kit

Non-Members:
$40.00 per kit

For a complete description and ordering information please visit:
https://www.facs.org/education/patient-education/

Feeding Tube Home Skills Kit

Feeding Tube Home Skills Kit
15PE-0002

The Surgical Patient Education Feeding Tube Home Skills Kit is a simulation-based, multimedia program that supports self-paced learning and safe self-management following discharge. Each skill kit contains practice equipment, a DVD with skill demonstration, an instruction booklet with images, discharge guidelines, references for additional support, and a step-by-step checklist to guide performance and evaluation of skill acquisition. The Feeding Tube Home Skills Kit was developed with multi-association consensus and is funded in part by a grant from Applied Medical Technology, Inc.


Price:
ACS Members:
$20.00 per kit


Non-Members:
$40.00 per kit

For a complete description and ordering information please visit:
https://www.facs.org/education/patient-education/skills-programs/feeding-tube

Ostomy Home Skill Kit: Spanish Adult Colostomy/Ileostomy

Ostomy Home Skills Kit: Spanish Adult Colostomy/Ileostomy

10PE-0002


The Surgical Patient Education Ostomy Home Skills Kit provides Spanish-speaking patients with comprehensive, interactive materials to enable learning and practicing of the skills needed for optimal postoperative recovery. Each skill kit contains: practice equipment (pouch, scissors, stoma model, measurement guide, surgical marker), a DVD with skill demonstration, an instruction booklet with images, a self-assessment checklist, and references for additional support. Kits are available for purchase as single kits or in groups of five. The Ostomy Home Skills Kit was developed by a multidisciplinary program of the American College of Surgeons Division of Education and has been funded in part by a grant from Coloplast Corp.

Price:
ACS Members: $3.50 / kit

Non-Members:
$40.00 per kit (plus shipping and handling)


View this product online: https://www.facs.org/education/patient-education/skills-programs/ostomy-program/programa-de-ostomia/ostomia-para-adultos

 

Ostomy Home Skill Kit: Spanish Adult Urostomy

Ostomy Home Skills Kit: Spanish Adult Urostomy

10PE-0002


The Surgical Patient Education Ostomy Home Skills Kit provides Spanish-speaking patients with comprehensive, interactive materials to enable learning and practicing of the skills needed for optimal postoperative recovery. Each skill kit contains: practice equipment (pouch, scissors, stoma model, measurement guide, surgical marker), a DVD with skill demonstration, an instruction booklet with images, a self-assessment checklist, and references for additional support. Kits are available for purchase as single kits or in groups of five. The Ostomy Home Skills Kit was developed by a multidisciplinary program of the American College of Surgeons Division of Education and has been funded in part by a grant from Coloplast Corp.

Price:
ACS Members: $3.50 / kit

Non-Members:
$40.00 per kit (plus shipping and handling)


View this product online: https://www.facs.org/education/patient-education/skills-programs/ostomy-program/programa-de-ostomia/ostomia-para-adultos

 

Ostomy Home Skills Kit: Ped. Colostomy/Ileostomy

Ostomy Home Skills Kit: Pediatric Colostomy/Ileostomy

10PE-0002

The Surgical Patient Education Ostomy Home Skills Kit provides patients with comprehensive, interactive materials to enable learning and practicing of the skills needed for optimal postoperative recovery. Each skill kit contains: practice equipment (pouch, scissors, stoma model, measurement guide, surgical marker), a DVD with skill demonstration, an instruction booklet with images, a self-assessment checklist, and references for additional support. Kits are available for purchase as single kits or in groups of five. The Ostomy Home Skills Kit was developed by a multidisciplinary program of the American College of Surgeons Division of Education and has been funded in part by a grant from Coloplast Corp.

Price:
ACS Members: $3.50 / kit

Non-Members:
$40.00 per kit (plus shipping and handling)

View this program online:
https://www.facs.org/education/patient-education/skills-programs/ostomy-program/pediatric-ostomy

 

Ostomy Home Skills Kit: Adult Colostomy/Ileostomy

Ostomy Home Skills Kit: Adult Colostomy/Ileostomy
10PE-0002


The Surgical Patient Education Ostomy Home Skills Kit provides patients with comprehensive, interactive materials to enable learning and practicing of the skills needed for optimal postoperative recovery. Each skill kit contains: practice equipment (pouch, scissors, stoma model, measurement guide, surgical marker), a DVD with skill demonstration, an instruction booklet with images, a self-assessment checklist, and references for additional support. Kits are available for purchase as single kits or in groups of five. The Ostomy Home Skills Kit was developed by a multidisciplinary program of the American College of Surgeons Division of Education and has been funded in part by a grant from Coloplast Corp.

Price:
ACS Members: $3.50 / kit (limit 100 kits)

Non-Members:
$40.00 per kit (plus shipping and handling)


View this product online: https://www.facs.org/education/patient-education/skills-programs/ostomy-program/adult-ostomy

 

Ostomy Home Skills Kit: Adult Urostomy

Ostomy Home Skills Kit: Adult Urostomy

10PE-0002


The Surgical Patient Education Ostomy Home Skills Kit provides patients with comprehensive, interactive materials to enable learning and practicing of the skills needed for optimal postoperative recovery. Each skill kit contains: practice equipment (pouch, scissors, stoma model, measurement guide, surgical marker), a DVD with skill demonstration, an instruction booklet with images, a self-assessment checklist, and references for additional support. Kits are available for purchase as single kits or in groups of five. The Ostomy Home Skills Kit was developed by a multidisciplinary program of the American College of Surgeons Division of Education and has been funded in part by a grant from Coloplast Corp.

Price:
ACS Members: $3.50 / kit

Non-Members:
$40.00 per kit (plus shipping and handling)


View this product online: https://www.facs.org/education/patient-education/skills-programs/ostomy-program/adult-ostomy

 

Ostomy Home Skills Kit: Pediatric Urostomy

Ostomy Home Skills Kit: Pediatric Urostomy 
10PE-0002

The Surgical Patient Education Ostomy Home Skills Kit provides patients with comprehensive, interactive materials to enable learning and practicing of the skills needed for optimal postoperative recovery. Each skill kit contains: practice equipment (pouch, scissors, stoma model, measurement guide, surgical marker), a DVD with skill demonstration, an instruction booklet with images, a self-assessment checklist, and references for additional support. Kits are available for purchase as single kits or in groups of five. The Ostomy Home Skills Kit was developed by a multidisciplinary program of the American College of Surgeons Division of Education and has been funded in part by a grant from Coloplast Corp.

Price:
ACS Members: $3.50 / kit

Non-Members:
$40.00 per kit (plus shipping and handling)

View this program online:
https://www.facs.org/education/patient-education/skills-programs/ostomy-program/pediatric-ostomy

 

Patient Education ACS Chapter Leader Sample Pack

Patient Education ACS Chapter Leader Sample Pack
16PE-0001

The Patient Education ACS Chapter Leader Sample Pack was developed by the Patient Education Committee and the Board of Governors Patient Education Pillar. This set of sample patient education materials, including the ostomy skills kit, quit smoking before surgery brochure, inguinal hernia brochure, all product overview brochure, and one laminated table-top sign, can be used during chapter meeting presentations and accompany the PowerPoint program. The quality resources offered by the ACS meet all current requirements and have been identified to improve patient satisfaction, increase confidence in self-care, and reduce the need for additional resources.  


Price:
ACS Members:
$12.50 per pack

Non-Members:
$40.00 per pack

The Big Z: The Life of Robert M. Zollinger, MD

The Big Z: The Life of Robert M. Zollinger, MD
14PI-0001

The Big Z: The Life of Robert M. Zollinger, MD. Craig Miller, MD, FACS, researched and wrote this engaging account of the impressive life and career of Robert M. Zollinger, MD, FACS. The narrative is a compelling read for anyone interested in the story behind a legend of the surgical profession.

Price: $14.95