General Surgery CME

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    CME Zone

    CME Zone offers various courses in many specialties offering CME Credits. The courses are quick and easy to complete.

    Target Audiences: General Surgeons, Oncologists, Various Specialties

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Various Sponsors
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    JAMA General Surgery

    Individual subscribers to JAMA General Surgery and AMA members may participate in JAMA General Surgery CME. You will find a wide selection of surgical topics. Some topics covered frequently are: Critical Care/Intensive Care Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Medical Practice and Surgery

    Target Audience: General Surgeons

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    • Cost: Free for AMA Members
    • Credit hours: 12
    • CME credits awarded by: American Medical Association
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Medscape General Surgery

    CME activities of special interest to general surgeons. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:

    CONFERENCE COVERAGE – Reports of advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.

    CLINICAL UPDATE – Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.

    FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE – Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.

    CME-LIVE – Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.

    CLINICAL BRIEFS – Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each

    JOURNAL CME – Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
    SPECIAL REPORT CME – Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape’s professional member database by specialty.

    INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES – Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
    CME CIRCLE – Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

    Target Audience: General Surgeons

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Live Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
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    Medscape Transplantation

    CME activities of special interest to transplant surgeons. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:

    CONFERENCE COVERAGE – Reports of advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.

    CLINICAL UPDATE – Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.

    FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE – Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
    CME-LIVE – Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.

    CLINICAL BRIEFS – Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each

    JOURNAL CME – Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.

    SPECIAL REPORT CME – Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape’s professional member database by specialty.

    INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES – Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
    CME CIRCLE – Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

    Target Audience: Transplant Surgeons

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Live Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
  • Scientific American Surgery

    The Scientific American Surgery is the only American College of Surgeons-sponsored textbook on general surgery.

    Scientific American Surgery “gives you the information you need to help you perform core surgical procedures more efficiently and to provide current, cost-effective patient care.”

    It covers resuscitation; common presenting problems; trauma and thermal injury; preoperative preparation; operative management; special perioperative problems; care in the ICU; and postoperative management.

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    • Cost: $120
    • Credit hours: 60
    • CME credits awarded by: Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Updated Monthly
  • Selected Readings in General Surgery

    Selected Readings in General Surgery (SRGS) is an accredited CME resource for surgeons enrolled in the American Board of Surgery (ABS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Successful completion of the SRGS CME program fulfills the MOC’s Part II requirements that focus on lifelong learning and self-assessment.

    Regular reading of SRGS should enable you to:
    • Maintain an excellent knowledge base in all areas of general surgery;
    • Develop comparative and critical literature reading skills;
    • Assemble and update a reference file of useful surgical papers; and
    • Prepare for board certification and maintenance of certification exams.

    Target Audience: General Surgeons

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    • Cost: Varies according on course
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: American College of Surgeons
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

    Online Surgery Grand Rounds are offered weekly from September through May each year. Some recent lectures are:
    • Clinical and Personal Effectiveness
    • Unsafe, Effective, or Close Enough? Demystifying FDA Medical Device Regulation
    • Mentoring in the Clinical Years: From Fostering Interest to Ensuring a Successful Match
    • Experimental and Clinical Craniofacial Transplantation
    • Surviving Sepsis Campaign 2012: An Update

    Target Audience: Surgeons

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1 per course
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Surgery and Office of Continuing Professional Development in Medicine and Public Health.
    • Format: On-Demand Online