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ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course

July 26–29, 2018
ACS Headquarters
633 North Saint Clair Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Course Objectives and Description

The ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course provides a three-and-a-half-day intensive review of the essential content areas in general surgery. Expert faculty will use a combination of didactic and case-based formats to create an efficient review while enhancing understanding and retention. Other materials, such as pre- and posttests, also will be used. The course is a pragmatic review designed to focus on practice issues; it may be helpful in preparing for examinations. Self-assessment credit will be available.

Course Content

Expert faculty members will use didactic and case-based formats to address topics within essential content areas in general surgery, including:

  • Alimentary Tract
  • Endocrine and Soft Tissue
  • Oncology
  • Perioperative Care
  • Skin and Breast
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma
  • Vascular

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Accreditation

The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit

The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 28 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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What people are saying about ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course

“In my entire surgical life this has been the best course I have ever attended. Thank you so much!”

“Very helpful course and I learned a lot! I would highly recommend this course to others.”

“Excellent course and Faculty – grateful for the concise organized review.”

“Loved the talks. Very engaging speakers.”

“Excellent course. Enjoyed the ongoing questions/participant involvement. Helps to keep attention.”

Course Questions

For questions about the course, please contact Irwin Aguilar, MHA, Manager, CPD Education and Outcomes at iaguilar@facs.org or 312-202-5732, or Melanie Thorsen, MBAHC, CRA, CCMEP, Senior Manager, Continuing Education Programs and Lifelong Learning, at mthorsen@facs.org.