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Continuing Education Information

The following credit types are available to claim for this conference:

  • Continuing Medical Education (CME)
  • Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)
  • Continuing Professional Education (CPE)
  • Continuing Education (CE)

The deadline to claim self-assessment is August 2, 2019. The deadline to claim credits is September 20, 2019.

How to Claim Credit

Step 1: Download the 2019 ACS Quality and Safety Conference mobile app from the App Store or Google Play in order to claim credits. You may also claim credits on the claiming website, facs.org/qscclaimcredits.

Step 2: Log in to the app or claiming website using your e-mail address and registration ID. If you do not know which e-mail address you used to register or you lost your registration ID, please contact the ACS Convention and Meetings department at registration@facs.org to obtain this information.

Step 3: If claiming from the app, select the Claim Credit tile to begin claiming.

Step 4: Select credit type. You may also select Completion Certificate if you will not be claiming credits.

Step 5: Select sessions attended, and then click Start Evaluation next to those sessions to claim credits and complete session evaluations.

Step 6: If claiming Self-Assessment Credits, complete the self-assessment questions.

Step 7: Complete the Global Evaluation.

Step 8: Click Print/Download Certificate to access the certificate chosen.

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Continuing Medical Education Credit Information

Accreditation

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 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 9.00 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 9.00 hours meet the requirements for Bariatrics.*

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 1.25 hours meet the requirements for Breast.*

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 7.75 hours meet the requirements for Cancer.*

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 1.75 hours meet the requirements for Ethics.*

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 6.50 hours meet the requirements for Geriatrics.*

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 1.25 hours meet the requirements for Opioid/Pain Management.*

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 1.25 hours meet the requirements for Palliative Care.*

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 13.25 hours meet the requirements for Patient Safety.*

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 9.00  hours meet the requirements for Pediatric Surgery.*

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 3.75 hours meet the requirements for Surgical Critical Care.*

*The content of this activity may meet certain mandates of regulatory bodies. Please note that ACS has not and does not verify the content for such mandates with any regulatory body. Individual physicians are responsible for verifying the content satisfies such requirements. In addition, participants can only select one Regulatory Mandate per session.

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Continuing Nursing Education Credits

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Contact Hours will be awarded for this activity. The American College of Surgeons is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 17134, for 21.25 Contact Hours. Individuals should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Contact the ACS Clinical Support Team at clinicalsupport@acsnsqip.org for more information regarding CNE Contact Hours.

Continuing Professional Education Credits

This activity has been approved by the Canadian College of Health Information Management to offer Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Contact acsqsconference@facs.org for more information regarding CPE credits.

Continuing Education Credits

This activity is pending approval by the National Cancer Registrars Association Program Recognition Committee to offer Continuing Education (CE) Credits. Contact acsqsconference@facs.org for additional information.