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Credit to Address ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements

Institutions that are accredited or verified by the ACS require staff to earn credits in applicable content areas in order to meet compliance and site survey requirements. In an effort to help individuals meet these requirements, Clinical Congress sessions that include this content have been identified and designated as Credit to Address ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements. These specific content designations, where applicable, are indicated after each session title using the abbreviations listed above. When claiming CME Credit for these sessions, individuals can elect to include the Credit to Address ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements, and it will be documented as part of their CME Certificate and Clinical Congress Transcript. Individuals MUST check with their hospital or specific ACS accreditation/verification office to verify that the content does meet the specific requirements.

Applicable Content Areas

Bariatric Surgery (MBS)

Monday, October 23

9:45 am–1:00 pm

VE02

Bariatric Surgery

1:15–2:15 pm

ME104

Bariatric Surgery for the General Surgeon

Tuesday, October 24

12:45–2:15 pm

SF22

Bariatric/Foregut I

4:15–5:45 pm

PS233

Quality Lessons Learned from Bariatric Surgery

4:15–5:45 pm

SF34

Bariatric/Foregut II

Wednesday, October 25

12:45–2:15 pm

PS313

Managing Bariatric Surgical Complications: Role of the Non-Bariatric General Surgeon

2:30–4:00 pm

PS327

Endolumenal Bariatrics: Balloons, Liners, Gadgets Galore!

4:15–5:45 pm

VE32

Video Atlas Showcase: Bariatric Surgery Volume

Thursday, October 26

9:45–11:15 am

SF67

Bariatric/Foregut III

Breast (BST)

Monday, October 23

9:45 am–5:15 pm

DC09

Breast Cancer: National and International Disparities

11:30 am–1:00 pm

PS108

Management of the Axilla in Breast Cancer

1:15–2:15 pm

ME106

Breast Cancer Management 2017

Tuesday, October 24

9:00 am–4:30 pm

SC09

Interventional and Intraoperative Breast Ultrasound for the General Surgeon

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME211

New Concepts in Breast Cancer

12:45–2:15 pm

PS216

Caring for the Patient with an Inflamed Breast: It’s Not Always Cancer

2:30–4:00 pm

PS226

Evolving Concepts in the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Staging Systems: Breast Cancer, Colorectal, and Melanoma

4:15–5:45 pm

PS231

ACS Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery

Wednesday, October 25

9:00 am–5:30 pm

SC11

Oncoplastic Breast Surgery for the General Surgeon

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME309

Management of the Axilla in T1 or T2 Breast Cancer

2:30–4:00 pm

SF51

Breast I

Thursday, October 26

8:00–9:30 am

SF61

Breast II

Cancer (C)

Sunday, October 22

8:15 am–5:30 pm

SC03

Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound

Monday, October 23

9:45–11:15 am

PS102

Pelvic Masses in the Pediatric Patient

9:45 am–5:15 pm

DC09

Breast Cancer: National and International Disparities

11:30 am–1:00 pm

PS108

Management of the Axilla in Breast Cancer

11:30 am–1:00 pm

PS112

Management of Pediatric Neck Masses

1:15–2:15 pm

ME106

Breast Cancer Management 2017

1:15–2:15 pm

ME112

Medullary Thyroid Cancer: What You Need to Know

2:30–4:00 pm

PS117

GERD to Cancer: What's the Best Intervention?

2:30–4:00 pm

PS120

Children with Carcinomas: Striving for Collaboration Care

4:15–5:45 pm

PS126

Managing Thyroid Nodules

4:15–5:45 pm

PS127

Gastric Cancer: East Meets West (and Everybody in Between)

Tuesday, October 24

9:00 am–4:30 pm

SC 09

Interventional and Intraoperative Breast Ultrasound for the General Surgeon

9:45–11:15 am

PS210

Diagnosis and Management of Incidentally Discovered Liver Lesions

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME203

Approaches to Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME205

Choosing the Right Patient for Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME211

New Concepts in Breast Cancer

12:45–2:15 pm

PS215

Management of Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms

12:45–2:15 pm

PS216

Caring for the Patient with an Inflamed Breast: It’s Not Always Cancer

2:30–4:00 pm

PS226

Evolving Concepts in the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Staging Systems: Breast Cancer, Colorectal, and Melanoma

2:30–4:00 pm

PS236

Controversies in the Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer

4:15–5:45 pm

PS231

ACS Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery

Wednesday, October 25

8:00–9:30 am

PS301

Management of Stage IV Colorectal Cancer

8:00–9:30 am

PS305

Controversies and the Appropriate Incorporation of Emerging Technologies in Multidisciplinary Treatment of Liver and Pancreatic Cancer

8:00–9:30 am

SF15

Surgical Oncology I

9:00 am–5:30 pm

SC11

Oncoplastic Breast Surgery for the General Surgeon

9:00 am–4:30 pm

DC18

Surgical Oncology for the Rural and Community Surgeon

9:45–11:15 am

PS308

Novel Approaches to the Management of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

9:45–11:15 am

SF40

Surgical Oncology II

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME309

Management of the Axilla in T1 or T2 Breast Cancer

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME311

New Targeted Therapies for Thyroid Cancer

2:30–4:00 pm

PS323

Melanoma Surgery: What We Need to Know in 2017

2:30–4:00 pm

PS325

Precision Medicine in Surgical Oncology: What Every Surgeon Needs to Know

4:15–5:45 pm

PS331

The Next Generation of Prostate Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

4:15–5:45 pm

PS333

Clinical Trial: Why and How You Should Incorporate Them into Your Practice

Thursday, October 26

8:00–9:30 am

SF46

Surgical Oncology III

9:45–11:15 am

PS405

Ten Hot Topics in Surgical Oncology

Pediatric Surgery (PDS)

Monday, October 23

9:45–11:15 am

PS102

Pelvic Masses in the Pediatric Patient

11:30 am–1:00 pm

PS112

Management of Pediatric Neck Masses

1:15–2:15 pm

ME108

Enteral Access for Nutrition

2:30–4:00 pm

PS120

Children with Carcinomas: Striving for Collaboration Care

4:15–5:45 pm

SF12

Pediatric Surgery I

Tuesday, October 24

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME212

Pediatric Urology

4:15–5:45 pm

SF35

Pediatric Surgery II

Wednesday, October 25

8:00–9:30 am

SF38

Pediatric Surgery III

12:45–4:00 pm

VE27

Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Trauma (PT)

Monday, October 23

1:15–2:15 pm

ME108

Enteral Access for Nutrition

Tuesday, October 24

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME212

Pediatric Urology

Trauma (T)

Saturday, October 21

8:00 am–3:30 pm

DC01

Emergency General Surgery: Annual Update

Sunday, October 22

8:00 am–3:30 pm

DC05

Annual Update on Trauma Care

8:00 am–4:30 pm

PS001

Achieving Surgical Readiness: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?

Monday, October 23

9:45–11:15 am

PS107

Bombings: Ballistics, Injuries, Management, and Rehabilitation of the Wounded Warrior

11:30 am–1:00 pm

PS110

Advanced Methods to Manage Acute Lung Injury and Hemodynamics

11:30 am–1:00 pm

PS114

Nutrition: Overfeeding, Underfeeding, and No Feeding

11:30 am–1:00 pm

SF05

Trauma I

1:15–2:15 pm

ME108

Enteral Access for Nutrition

1:15–2:15 pm

ME109

Fixation of Rib Fractures

1:15–2:15 pm

ME111

Genitourinary Trauma

1:15–2:15 pm

ME115

The Role of Damage Control in Emergency Surgery

2:30–4:00 pm

PS121

Airway Management in the Intensive Care Unit

Tuesday, October 24

8:00–9:30 am

PS205

Pro-Hemostatic Drugs: Is There a Role in Trauma Resuscitation?

8:00–9:30 am

PS206

Preparing for an Active Shooter Event in Your Hospital and Community: Lessons Learned from Las Vegas and Other Mass Casualty Events

8:00–9:30 am

SF16

Trauma II

9:45–11:15 am

PS212

Repair, Ligate, Shunt, or Bypass: Physiologic and Anatomic Considerations in Vascular Trauma

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME201

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome (ACS)

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME207

How to Manage LeForte Fractures

12:45–1:30 pm

NL07

Scudder Oration on Trauma

1:00–5:15 pm

SC10

Basic Endovascular Skills for Trauma (BEST™) Workshop

2:30–4:00 pm

PS223

A Night on Call in the ICU

2:30–4:00 pm

PS227

Multi-Organ Pelvic Trauma

2:30–4:00 pm

SF29

Critical Care Surgery/Trauma I

4:15–5:45 pm

PS230

Challenging Emergency Surgery Cases: Lessons from the Experts

4:15–5:45 pm

PS232

The Management of Penetrating Injury to the Neck: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Wednesday, October 25

9:45–11:15 am

PS307

Challenging Trauma Cases: Here and Abroad

9:45–11:15 am

PS309

Managing Penetrating Neck Trauma

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME303

Complex Abdominal Trauma

11:30 am–12:30 pm

ME310

Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections (NSTI)

12:45–2:15 pm

SF49

Trauma III

12:45–4:00 pm

VE28

Surgical Cases in Trauma

1:00–5:15 pm

SC12

Ultrasound-Guided Resuscitation for Trauma and Critically Ill Patients

2:30–4:00 pm

PS326

Sepsis Update 2017

Thursday, October 26

8:00–9:30 am

SF63

Critical Care Surgery/Trauma II