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CME/Education Program Details

Intended Audience

Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2014 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.

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)/American Board of Medical Specialties (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

Accreditation Statement
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. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Designation Statement
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 53.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Of the 53.50 credits, 23 credits have been identified as applicable to patient safety. Additionally, of the 21.50 credits designated for the General Sessions, a total of 8 have been identified as applicable to patient safety.

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.

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This activity has received commercial support from:

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