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CME/Educational Program Details

Total AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ available:

Plastic Surgery The Meeting and Pre-Conference Activities 

 Day Session Total AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Available 
 Thursday ASMS Symposium  8.5
 Friday Concurrent Pre-Conference Activities  
  • ASPS/Rhinoplasty Society Symposium

  • Hot Topics in Plastic Surgery

  • Instructional Courses 101-172
Saturday - Tuesday
General Sessions, Abstracts and Forums
Saturday p.m. Instructional Courses 200-211 2.0
Sunday a.m Instructional Courses 300-311 
Sunday p.m. Instructional Courses 320-331 2.0
Monday p.m. Instructional Courses 420-445
Tuesday a.m. Instructional Courses 500-511 2.0
Total credits an attendee can claim for this meeting (including sessions and pre-conference symposia and courses).   47.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Educational Program Sessions

  • Panels and Lectures: General Sessions covering the scope of the specialty focus on cutting-edge science and technique, managing complications and improving patient safety.
  • Scientific Paper Sessions: Hear the latest basic and translational science and clinically relevant research with 125 papers from the seven key clinical areas. 
  • Instructional Courses: Drill down into the clinical and practice management topics that will provide you with concrete strategies to improve your practice. Additional fees apply. 


Intended Audience
Plastic Surgery The Meeting is intended for plastic surgeons, residents and other health care professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient care and outcomes.

Overall Learning Objectives

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

• Identify current and emerging issues and advances affecting the diagnosis and delivery of treatment for plastic surgical problems and assess their potential practice applications;
• Incorporate into practice technical knowledge in state-of-the-art procedures and drug and medical device uses;
• Communicate current practice management and regulatory issues necessary for the efficient and safe delivery of patient care;
• Translate expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes and satisfaction;
• Safely implement fat grafting harvesting, processing and injection techniques for the breast, face, buttocks and other areas of the body.

ACGME/ABMS Competencies

 Plastic Surgery The Meeting will address the following competencies:

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



The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



The American Society of Plastic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 47.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 of the 47.75 credits, 21 credits have been identified as applicable to patient safety. Additionally, of the 22.25 credits designated for the General Sessions, a total of 8.0 have been identified as applicable to patient safety.



The American Society of Plastic Surgeons requires all faculty, authors, planners, reviewers, managers, 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.

This activity is supported by LifeCell, Inc., Sientra, Strathspey Crown and Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation.

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