CME Information

The claim process for Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2022 is now open. You can download step-by-step instructions here.

You can now claim CME by clicking on the button below. Please use your plasticsurgery.org login to register your CME. The deadline for submitting CME claims is Dec. 31, 2022. 

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INTENDED AUDIENCE

The Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2022 is intended for plastic surgeons, residents and para-medical professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

OVERALL LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

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

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.

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.

Disclaimer: All relevant financial relationships for planners, faculty and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) are reviewed by the ASPS Continuing Education Committee and have been mitigated, if applicable.

You can view the Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2022 disclosures here.

CME Claim

To streamline the CME Claim process for PSTM22, participants will be able to claim applicable credits beginning on Sunday, Oct. 30. Please be sure to return to this page on Sunday, Oct. 30 for further information to claim your PSTM22 CME.

You can download step-by-step instructions here so you are prepared to claim your CME on Oct. 30..

Note: The individual session evaluations do not grant CME by session. The session evaluation is only utilized for speaker and session evaluation.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING CME INFORMATION

Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioners - CME Information

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.

Disclaimer: ASPS is not responsible for providing recertification credentialing to the below certification(s). It shall be the responsibility of the individual to provide information to the appropriate corresponding recertification organization(s) for conversion of continuing medical education credit(s). All questions should be directed to the corresponding organization(s) as indicated below for the most current information on recertification.

Physician CME

ACCME AccredidationAMA 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.

In 2018, ASPS received accreditation with commendation from ACCME, a designation awarded to organizations that demonstrate compliance in all criteria and accreditation policies. ACCME commended the Society for meeting all accreditation requirements, and for demonstrating that it is a learning organization and a change agent for physicians and the patients it serves. In addition, the Society demonstrates an engagement with its environment in support of physician learning and change that is a part of a system for quality improvement.

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.

International Member CME Recognition Agreements:

In support of global learning, the American Medical Association (AMA) has mutual recognition agreement of continuing medical education (CME) credit with:

European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)/ European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME)

For live events and e-learning activities from accredited providers from the United States, certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, are eligible for conversion of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ into ECMEC’s.

Visit the AMA Agreement and the UEMS website for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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