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CME Information

Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2021 is intended for plastic surgeons, residents and other health care professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient care and outcomes.

OVERALL LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify current and emerging issues and advances affecting the diagnosis and delivery of treatment for plastic surgical problems and assess their potential practice applications;
  • Incorporate into practice technical knowledge in state-of-the-art procedures and drug and medical device uses;
  • Communicate current practice management and regulatory issues necessary for the efficient and safe delivery of patient care;
  • Translate expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes and satisfaction.

Accreditation Council For Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)/American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Competencies

Plastic Surgery The Meeting will address the following competencies:

  • Professionalism
  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Systems-Based Practice

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

ACCME Accredidation

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

DESIGNATION STATEMENT

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons designates this other activity (live virtual meeting and on demand recordings) for a maximum of 75.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Of the 75.0 credits, 25.0 credits have been identified as applicable to patient safety.

Participants should claim credit for individual sessions up to a maximum of 75.0 credits. All credit-granting sessions are designated on the website. CME is not awarded for attending committee meetings.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS

Nurse Practitioners Credit

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB): Contact Hours: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education credit for all educational programs. The AANPCB accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ towards recertification. 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ = 1 contact hour. For more information visit the AANPCB FAQs or call (855) 822-672.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Nurse Practitioner Certification: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education credit for all educational programs. The ANCC accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ towards recertification. 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ = 1 contact hour. For more information visit the ANCC FAQs or call (800) 284-2378.

Physician Assistant Credit

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA): AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education credit for all educational programs. The NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ towards recertification. Visit the NCCPA website for more information or call (678) 417-8100.

Get answers to your Continuing Medical Education (CME) questions on the new ASPS CME frequently asked questions (FAQ) page.

DISCLOSURE POLICY

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) requires all faculty, authors, planners, reviewers, managers, staff, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships or affiliations. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.