2024 Meeting CME Information


CME

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 designated this live activity for a maximum of 19 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 9.50 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.

Review the CME and MOC credit summary breakdown.

How to Request credit:

SCCACS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. To claim credit, you will need to complete an overall evaluation and provide attestation of the hours attended. This MUST be completed and submitted by 3/21/24 in order to receive credit for this activity. We will report your credit information to ACS and they will post to your MyCME portal. You MUST include your ACS ID number to have the credits transferred.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and Self-Assessment.

To complete a print version (to mail/email in) of the evaluation/CME credit request, click here.

ACS & ABS Credit Information

Are you a Board-Certified Surgeon of the American Board of Surgery?

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is pleased to share that the MyCME portal and features such as viewing and transmitting individual CME credit to ABS will now be available FREE to all learners who participate in an ACS accredited activity accredited by the American College of Surgeons!

Access to MyCME is complimentary and will enable all learners to electronically transmit their CME data to the ABS via ACCME by sending their CME data through the MyCME portal. This seamless process will ensure your CME data is submitted to the ABS. In order to transmit this data, ACS will require you go to the ACS log in page and select New User to create a profile so you can receive a log-in to your MyCME portal. (This is only required for those who do not already have an account at the ACS). Once you obtain this ID return to your registration and add your ACS ID to your registration for this event.

Upon completion of your activity and claiming of your credit, you will simply log into MyCME , provide your ABS ID, day and month of birth, select the date range for CME credit earned, and grant permission for the data transfer. This is a seamless process and allows you to select which CME data you would like to send to the ABS via ACCME. See the steps below to transmit your CME data today!

To electronically transmit your CME data for ACS activities to the American Board of Surgery (ABS), please follow these simple steps.

For more information about the MyCME portal, please contact mycme@facs.org.


Self Assessment

Self assessment credit requires successful completion of a quiz for each session with SA credit. All MOC quizzes will be available through 11:59 pm on Thursday, February 1, 2024.  Quizzes may be taken as many times as necessary until the 75% passing score is obtained.  To access each quiz you must use the email address that was used to register for the meeting.  The quizzes became available starting the day that the sessions are presented.

2024 Mini Podium Session

2024 Paper Session #1 – General Surgery/MIS

2024 Paper Session #2 – Colorectal

2024 Paper Session #3 – Emergency General Surgery

2024 Paper Session #4 – Surgical Oncology

2024 Paper Session #5 – Trauma

2024 Paper Session #6 – Quality

2024 Paper Session #7 – Trauma

2024 Paper Session #8 – Quality Systems in Trauma

Please contact socalsurgeons@gmail.com with any questions or access needs.

After the self assessment deadline, the data will be compiled and certificates will be emailed once credit claiming is complete. Note – you must claim credit for the general meeting in order to also receive self-assessment credit.