AHS 2020 Virtual Meeting: 60 days post mtg evaluation AHS 2020 Virtual Meeting: 60 days post mtg evaluation PESI, Inc. and the Americas Hernia Society, in compliance with ACCME guidelines, is providing this post CME activity survey to physicians that participated in the September 25-26, 2020 Virtual Live & On-Demand Annual Meeting. Please be so kind as to help us maintain this compliance by completing this survey by December 22, 2020.General Info & EvaluationEmail Address 1. Do you feel that the medical knowledge gained at this conference has had a positive impact on how you practice or do research?YesNoNot applicable2. As a result of attending this meeting, how much more informed are you of the challenges associated with the management of Hernia?Much more informedMore informedNo more informed than I was prior to attending the conference3. When you attended the conference and completed the evaluation, many of you stated that you intended to change things in your practice. Intended changes physicians listed were: ~Change approach: Laparoscopic, Minimally invasive or Robotic Surgery ~Utilize the hernia reporting database ~Perform more retrorectus repairs, fewer IPOMs ~Improve pre-op preparation ~Guide patients to online resources on AHS website ~Safety of Lap TEP and Lap Chole ~11th step of MPO ~Chronic groin pain management/use less opioids postoperatively ~Getting involved in the AHSQC ~Consider different Mesh options (i.e. prophylactic) ~No more TAP blocks ~Use IV lidocaine in hernia ERASYes, I made some of these changesI made one of the changes in my practiceNo, I have not been able to make the changes as intendedIf you made changes, please explain what changes have been made?4. What are some of the barriers that keep you from making changes in your practice?5. To what extent has your attendance at this conference improved your understanding of Hernia?Greatly improved my understandingImproved my understanding somewhatNo improvement in my understanding6. In your opinion, if you were to conduct a chart audit of your patients’ health, how much more improved would you say their health is as a result of the knowledge, comprehension and skill you obtained at this conference?We have conducted a chart auditWe have not conducted a chart auditYou have indicated that you have NOT conducted a chart audit, BUT would say patients are:Much more improvedSomewhat improvedNo more noticeable improvementYou have indicated that you have conducted a chart audit AND would say patients are:Much more improvedSomewhat improvedNo more noticeable improvement7. What educational session topics/content could AHS provide in a future meeting that would help fill educational gaps in your medical knowledge or practice skills?8. Will you plan to attend or recommend to others future educational programs offered by AHS?YesNoNot sure9. Any additional comments regarding the AHS Annual Meeting:PhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.