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Community Outreach

The Surgical Center of Greensboro is pleased to present the 2017 Medical Lecture series, a free educational program open to the general public.  Contact hours are available from the NC Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.        

“Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP14975, for the number of contact hours posted for this program.”

4 programs accredited for NURSES

and 2 programs accredited for


Through ASRT – Category A


Call the Reservations Line at:

336-544-2166 to reserve your seat.  Reservations Are Suggested.

2017 Program & Speakers:


 Surgical Center of Greensboro 
      1211 Virginia Street    Greensboro, NC 27401


April 18 /   6:30-8:30

Laparoscopic Hernia Repairs: The benefits of minimally invasive techniques

By Dr. Luke Kinsinger

•Define Hernia
•Relate anatomy and physiology
•Describe symptoms and complications
•Relate the surgical procedure and benefits of repair


May 16 / 6:30-8:30

Cataract Surgery: Past, Present and Future
By Dr. Christopher Groat

•Describe ocular anatomy related to cataracts & cataract formation
•Relate history of cataract surgery & evolution of techniques
•List types of lens implants & presbyopia correction
•Discuss new femtosecond laser, aberometry & glaucoma surgery


           Surgical Center of Greensboro

705 Green Valley Road     Greensboro, NC 27408

September 19 /   6:30-8:30

Wide Awake Surgery**
By Dr. Matthew Weingold

•Relate the benefits of being awake during surgery
•Discuss minimal pain injection of lidocaine and epinephrine in an unsedated patient
 •Describe WALANT and the how it provides patient comfort and convenience during surgery
•List hand procedures that can be done with this new concept and improved results


October 17 /   6:30-8:30

Rotator Cuff Disease: A Complete Review of the disease process, causes and treatment**
By Dr. Jesse Chandler

•Discuss pathophysiology of rotator cuff disease
•Relate symptoms, presentation and diagnosis of the problem
•Describe non-operative and operative treatment
•Discuss future direction of treatment


8.0   Nursing Contact Hours for all Lectures / 2.0 CH each

** denotes lectures with Category A Contact Hours for R.T.’s:

2 CH per each** lecture