Continuing Medical Education

Education Program Details

Target Audience

This activity is designed for surgeons whose practice involves the use of reconstructive microsurgical techniques in treating deformities and defects caused by trauma, cancer, and congenital differences.

The “level” for this particular activity topic can be characterized as “advanced learner”; However, the attendees will range from trainees to experience reconstructive surgeons.

 Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the latest advances in microsurgical breast reconstruction, microsurgical treatment of the traumatized upper and lower extremity, post-oncologic reconstruction of the head and neck, reconstruction of the trunk and abdomen, and the treatment of lymphedema.
  • Discuss strategies to lower complications and mitigate risks in the above stated treatment modalities.
  • Explain the latest levels of evidence and outcome measures in reconstructive microsurgery as it pertains in treatment of various parts of the body.

Activity Goal

This activity is designed to address the following core and team competencies:  Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning, System-based Practice, Evidence-based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Teams & Teamwork.

Non-Endorsement Statement

The provider verifies that sound education principles have been demonstrated in the development of this educational offering as evidenced by the review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and activity evaluation process.  The provider does not endorse or support the actual opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization.


The provider adheres to accreditation requirements regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty's commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations.


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Cine-Med and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Cine-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Ciné-Med designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, consult your professional licensing board.



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