American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

SESAP 16 Features

SESAP 16 was created using a rigorous, multistep process of question development and peer review by 48 expert practicing surgeons. The result is an indispensable, robust learning experience based on more than 4 decades of SESAP tradition promoting expertise and excellence. All packages of SESAP 16 include the following:

  • 850 newly constructed, case-based, multiple-choice questions covering 14 categories of general surgery
  • Concise critiques with evidence-based explanations for all answer options
  • Hundreds of radiographic images, photographs, and other educational media
  • Supporting references from current literature
  • Immediate feedback to facilitate self-assessment

In addition, the web version includes the following features designed to enhance learning and convenience:

  • Full optimization for use on mobile devices with all of the same features and content as the desktop web version
  • Ability to log out and resume study with the last-answered item
  • Video clips of surgical procedures
  • Links to PubMed abstracts and other online references
  • Bookmark and personal note tool
  • Reset options to reuse the program for focused learning
  • 3 modes: Initial Self-Assessment, CME Test, and Study*
  • Personal performance summary*

The web version of SESAP 16 will be available online until December 31, 2019, when the program is retired. All CME credit for SESAP 16 must be claimed by October 31, 2019.

*CME packages only