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CME and Credit Hour Information


Accreditation Statement: The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME credit will be awarded only to those who purchase the CME module and complete its associated requirements.

Self-Assessment CME Credit, Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery (ABS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program: This activity has also been designated as Self-Assessment CME credit, applicable to Part 2 of the ABS MOC program.

For additional information on the ABS MOC program and its requirements, visit the ABS website at: http://home.absurgery.org/default.jsp?exam-moc.

Please allow 4-6 weeks from date of submission for the delivery of the credit letter.

CME credit will be awarded to those who successfully complete the FUSE activity and/or the exam beginning August 15, 2014 through August 15, 2023.

Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours

12 Contact Hours

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Activities that are approved by AORN are recognized as continuing education for registered nurses. This recognition does not imply that AORN or the ANCC Commission on Accreditation approves or endorses any product included in the presentation.

The contact hours for this activity will expire August 8, 2020.

In order to claim credit, attendees must successfully complete the associated exam or purchase the contact hours module.

FUSE Program without Accreditation Exam

The didactic on-line material for the FUSE program is available for free to all registered users. Fees listed in this section are for users wishing to receive CME/CEU credits for reviewing the didactic material and completing the self-assessment quizzes (up to 10.5 CME/CEU credits upon program completion). Note: If a society member or individual non-member purchases the CME/CEU credit package and later decides to take the FUSE Accreditation Exam, a FUSE test voucher may be purchased to do this, but no additional CME/CEU credits will be given for taking the exam.

Note: Accredited status does not imply endorsement by SAGES, AORN, or ANCC of any commercial products discussed/displayed in conjunction with the educational activity.