Continuing Medical Education with ASCRS

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ASCRS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASCRS has received the highest level of accreditation, Accreditation with Commendation.

Earn CME

ASCRS offers a variety of CME activities throughout the year so that you can tailor the experience to your needs and schedule.

Live Meetings

The Society’s live meetings offer cutting-edge anterior segment education throughout the year from Annual Meeting to smaller, more concentrated programs.

CME 24/7

Your online resource for quality on-demand CME courses directly related to your needs. CME 24/7 is regularly refreshed with new, interactive anterior segment activities, providing the opportunity to earn up to 25 AMA PRA Category 1™ credits each month.

 

Claim CME Credits

2018 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting

Claim Credit for 2018 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting (available April 13-May 25, 2018)

Click here to evaluate sessions and claim credits for the 2018 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting. You will need your Badge ID in order to enter the evaluation site. If you do not have your Badge ID, please use the Badge ID Lookup.

2018 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting Certificate of Attendance (No Credit)

Click here to receive a Certificate of Attendance for the 2018 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting. You will need your verified Badge ID in order to receive the certificate. If you do not have your Badge ID, please use the Badge ID Lookup.

For CME Credit Transcripts

You may pull your official ASCRS CME transcript on the ASCRS member portal. Please visit http://members.ascrs.org/ASCRS/CreditRecord/ and select the Date Range (optional) and Credit Type for your transcript. (Please note: you will have to login using your ASCRS member username and password.)

You may also access your Credit Record via the My Account button at the top of the website when logged in, then select the Credit Record option under the Your Info section.

For additional questions regarding CME, please contact cme@ascrs.org or (703) 591-2220.

Further Assistance

Please contact cme@ascrs.org or (703) 591-2220 if:

  • You have not yet claimed credit for an ASCRS-sponsored educational activity and wish to do so
  • You are not a member of ASCRS and wish to review your CME transcript
 

ABO Self-Assessment CME (SACME) Credits

The following sessions from the 2018 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting have been pre-approved as self-assessment credit by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO), for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ that qualify for self-assessment CME:

Saturday, April 14, 2018
SYM-103: Retinal Essentials for Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Sunday, April 15, 2018
SYM-202: Cornea Essentials
SYM-204: Astigmatism Management at the Time of Cataract Surgery

Monday, April 16, 2018
SYM-304: Essentials in Glaucoma
SYM-307: #EyeConnect Live! Phake News Edition!

For SACME, complete your standard CME evaluation and keep track of the sessions you attended to report them within your standard ABO MOC credit reporting. MOC credit is self-reported by the learner and must be tracked individually.

Note: ASCRS does not keep track of the SACME sessions an individual attends and will not be able to provide a report containing this information.

Credit designated as “self-assessment” is AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and is also pre-approved by the ABO for the MOC Part II CME requirements.