Series date: 
07/01/2023 - 7:00am CDT to 06/30/2024 - 4:00pm CDT

Please check the individual session for location or broadcast availability.  



Series Director

Holly Clayton, PA-C

Target Audience and Needs

Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists in the Department of Surgery need to receive regular updates on advances in surgical techniques and technologies and evolving surgical practice patterns.  The aim of the series is to broaden the fund of knowledge and procedural skills of advanced practice providers in the surgical field and provide a forum for professional development.  It also aims to enhance the quality of surgical care, facilitate better communication with patients and other healthcare professionals, and improve patient outcomes.

Educational Methods

Educational methods will include lectures.


At the conclusion of the sessions, the participants should be able to:

  • Review updated clinical practice guidelines to identify current evidence-based clinical practice recommendations.
  • Demonstrate greater understanding of the pathophysiology of diseases.
  • Evaluate novel surgical practices and technologies.
  • Identify practice patterns to target for quality improvement initiatives.
  • Recognize opportunities for professional development.


Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Series Coordinator 
Ashley Benning
Series location: 
Baylor College of Medicine - McNair Campus
7200 Cambridge Street
Houston, TX 77030
United States