Didactic and Skills-Oriented Postgraduate and Skills-Oriented Courses with a designated II and III verification level will be offered at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) 2013 Clinical Congress, October 6-10, in Washington, DC. These courses offer a self-assessment component toward Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2.
The American Board of Surgery requires that at least 60 of the 90 Category I CME hours completed in a three-year MOC cycle include self-assessment activity. All requirements of these Postgraduate Courses must be completed to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(tm) and hours toward self assessment. Find course requirements on the Verification Level chart found with the listing of Postgraduate and Skills-Oriented Courses on the 2013 Clinical Congress website at http://www.facs.org/clincon2013/scientific/postgraduate.html.
Sign up for one of the following courses, complete the requirements, and receive your self-assessment hours:
PG16: Endocrine Surgery Review Course
PG21: General Surgery Review Course
PG25: MOC Review: Essentials for Surgical Specialties
PG26: Update in Surgical Critical Care
PG28: Review of the Essentials of Vascular Surgery
SC04: Flexible Endoscopy for General Surgeons
SC06: FAST Ultrasound
SC07: Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound
SC08: Interoperative Decisions in Laparoscopic Inguinal and Ventral Hernia Repair
SC10: Measure Twice, Cut Once! Optimizing Surgical Systems of Care
SC12: Practical Applications of Ultrasound in the ICU: ECHO and Thoracic
SC14: Rural Surgery
Verification of completion of Postgraduate and Skills-Oriented Courses will be posted on ACS members’ My CME Transcript, and certificates will be sent via e-mail to nonmembers within six to eight weeks after Clinical Congress.
To register for Clinical Congress, go to the ACS website at http://www.facs.org/clincon2013/registration/index.html.