CME Credit Claiming
On-site claiming of credit for nonticketed
sessions (NL, PS, SF, and VE) will be
available at the MyCME booth and
kiosks located throughout the Walter E.
Washington Convention Center or can
be accessed off-site at your convenience
online. Physicians are responsible for
claiming CME credit for Clinical Congress.
Claims for CME credit for this event will be
accepted until December 1, 2016.
Self-Assessment Credit will be available for
most Panel Sessions, Didactic/Experiential
Courses, Surgical Skills Courses, and
Video-Based Education Sessions. The
process of earning Self-Assessment Credit
is voluntary and is not a prerequisite to
claiming CME Credit.
Self-Assessment Credit counts toward
American Board of Surgery Maintenance
of Certification (MOC) Part 2. Participants
are strongly encouraged to complete
their self-assessment posttest as soon
after attendance as possible. The final
deadline to claim Self-Assessment Credit is
December 1, 2016.
Credit to Address
Some state licensing boards and other
regulatory organizations have established
specific content requirements for CME
Credit. The ACS has not and does not
verify that any content meets these
requirements. The CME Certificate
now includes specific content credit
designations where applicable.
Please check with your state or local
medical board, hospital, or organization to
verify that this content meets the criteria
for your specific requirements.
CLINICAL CONGRESS 2016 HIGHLIGHTS
Continuing Medical Education Credit Information
The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 47. 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
• Early Results for Optimal Resources for
Pediatric Surgical Care Program
• How Do I Get My Hospital Verified as a
Children’s Surgical Center?
• Pediatric Surgery I
• Pediatric Surgery II
• Childhood Surgical Conditions:
Transitions to Long-Term Care and Adult
• Controversies in the Management of
Thyroid and Parathyroid Cancer in
Adolescents and Children
• New Approaches to an Old Problem:
Pediatric Abdominal Wall Defects
• Outpatient Management of Routine
Pediatric Surgical Disease: Is It Safe and
• Pediatric Neurologic Anesthetic Risks:
What Do the Data Show?
• Pediatric Pancreatic Trauma: To Operate
or Not to Operate? That Is the Question
• The Role of Simulation in Training,
Education, and Maintenance of
Certification in Pediatric Surgery
• Undescended Testis
• Utility of Pediatric ACS NSQIP: How
Does It Help Me?
• Pediatric Surgery Video Session
Pediatric Surgery-Focused Series