Continuing Medical Education

2018 ASRM Annual Meeting

Theme:

Achieving Excellence Through Serving and Sharing


Education Program Details

Intended Audience

This educational activity is intended for healthcare professionals and researchers working in the fields of hand surgery,
peripheral nerve and/or neural regeneration, and microneurovascular surgery and other complex reconstructions.

Disclosure Policy

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) requires all faculty, authors, planners, reviewers, managers, staff, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships or affiliations. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.

ASRM Accreditation Statements

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, plastic surgery physicians and supporting staff will be able to:
  • Implement the newest techniques in breast reconstruction, head and neck reconstruction, trunk reconstruction, and extremity reconstruction
  • Improve aesthetics and functionality in head and neck reconstruction
  • Improve efficiencies in practice
  • Identify the principles behind the growing field of lymphatic surgery and vascularized composite allotransplantation
  • Understand the principles for safe and aesthetic breast reconstruction for patients at the extremes of BMI
  • Address ergonomics of the microsurgeon
  • Avoid adverse events in their practice
  • Comprehend techniques to successfully reconstruct patients with ptosis and nipple sparing mastectomies
  • Understand flaps for extremity reconstruction in the setting of trauma, sarcoma, or diabetes

ABMS Core Competencies

This program will address the following ACGME/ABMS Competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Systems-Based Practice

Accreditation Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM). The ASPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) requires all faculty, authors, planners, reviewers, managers, staff, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships or affiliations. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.

ASRM Designation Statement

The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Credit hours subject to change.)

Patient Safety Credits

Of the 24.25 credits, X.XX have been designated as applicable towards patient safety. (Credit hours subject to change.)

 

Saturday Combined Meeting Accreditation Statements

Educational Overview

This program provides an opportunity for surgeons, therapists, researchers, faculty and other healthcare professionals working in these complementary fields to share new discoveries and techniques. By learning from colleagues about cutting-edge technologies and patient-care options, participants will have a broader view of patient treatment and recovery.

Intended Audience

This educational activity is intended for healthcare professionals and researchers working in the fields of hand surgery, peripheral nerve and/or neural regeneration, and microneurovascular surgery and other complex reconstructions.

Learning Objectives

Following completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Discuss clinical and basic science research.
Apply the high resolution MRI in imagining traumatic lesions, nerve tumors or with other pathological conditions.
Discuss nerve transfers as a potential option for treating spinal cord injuries.

ABMS Core Competencies

This program will address the following ACGME/ABMS Competencies:
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Systems-Based Practice

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS), the American Society for Peripheral Nerve (ASPN), and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM). The ASPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Joint Day Designation Statement

The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Credit hours subject to change.)
 

 

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