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Continuing Education Credits

A statement of CME credit hours will be issued to you following the conference which you can forward to your specialty boards, specialty academies or to your State Medical Examining Boards to meet your continuing education requirements.


ACCME Accreditation Statement

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


AMA PRA Credit Designation Statement

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. designates these live activities for a maximum of (see credit maximums listed below) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities.

View CME Credit Guidelines, Expectations and Deadlines.


Continuing Medical Education Credit or CE Credit Hours

Requirements and Deadlines

All Pre/Post-Tests and CME/CE Evaluations must be submitted via Electronic links on the ASLMS 2018 Mobile App.

CME/CE for Registered Courses, Breakfasts, Luncheons and workshops

To receive CME/CE credit hours, registered attendees must submit a completed Pre-Test, Post-Test and CME/CE Evaluation for each registered course, breakfast, luncheon or workshop session within 30 days of event end-date, which is May 15, 2018.

CME FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE SESSIONS

To receive CME credit hours for Annual Conference programming, which includes attendance of abstract and special CME sessions, registered attendees must submit an electronic CME Evaluation and document hours of attendance for each applicable session. Hours are calculated to the nearest quarter hour (.25) not including breaks. All submitted CME Evaluations will first be reviewed by the ASLMS central office before credit letters are distributed. Letters of CME credit will be emailed to attendees within 30 days of event end-date which is May 15, 2018

Access to Annual Conference CME Evaluation: Available April 13, 2018

View CME Credit Guidelines, Expectations and Deadlines.


Registered Pre-Conference Courses, Breakfasts, Luncheons and Workshops CME/CE Calculations

Educational Activities (must pre-register)
CME Credit Hours*
CE Contact Hours**
PRE-CONFERENCE COURSES
Fundamentals of Lasers in Health Care 
3.75
4.2
Expert Treatment Approaches
3.75
4.2
Pediatric Laser Focus
2.0
2.2
Nursing/Allied Health
NA
7.8
Resurfacing, Rejuvenation and Recontouring
2.0
2.2
Optimizing Results: Combining Injectables / Topicals with Lasers and Energy-Based Devices 
2.0
2.2
Early and Late Intervention for Scarring
2.0
2.2
Laser Learning Lab: Opportunities for Hands-On Laser Use through Case Study Analyses - Session #1 
1.75
1.9
Laser Learning Lab: Opportunities for Hands-On Laser Use through Case Study Analyses - Session #2 
1.75
1.9 
LUNCHEONS
Cutaneous Medical Applications for Lasers
1.0
1.0
Fully Ablative and Fractional Resurfacing 
1.0
1.0
Laser-Assisted Drug Delivery
1.0 
1.0 
Neck Rejuvenation
1.0
1.0
Our Favorite Laser Pearls
1.0
1.0
BREAKFASTS
Device-Assisted Hair Restoration and Removal
1.0
1.0
New Treatments for Tackling Scars 
1.0
1.0 
Optimizing Patient Experience
1.0
1.0
State-of-the-Art in Tattoo Treatment
1.0
1.0
Treatments for Vascular Lesions
1.0
1.0
WORKSHOPS
Complications, Legal Issues and Laser Safety 
2.0 
2.2
Hanging Your Shingle: Practice Management Tips
2.0 
2.2 
Laser Treatments for Skin of Color
2.0
2.2 
Scientific Basis of Devices on Women's Genitourinary Health
2.0 
2.2 
Treatments and Imaging for Skin Cancer 
2.0 
2.2 
Basic Mechanisms of Photobiomodulation
2.0
2.2
Devices in Women's Genitourinary Health: Clinical Research and Current Trials
2.0
2.2
Laser and Energy-Based Treatment for Leg Veins
2.0
2.2
Laser Safety in the Practice Environment
2.0
2.2
Non-Invasive Body Contouring
2.0
2.2
Periorbital Therapies and Rejuvenation
2.0
2.2
*AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM hours are calculated by the quarter-hour (.25) increment and do not include break time.
**In compliance with the Professional Medical Education Association which is accredited with the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 12386, CE Credit hours are calculated as 1 credit hour per 50 minutes of instruction. Courses must not be less than 60 minutes in length and attendees may not claim partial credit.
These educational programs contain a Pre-test and Post-test to assess understanding of the material presented. The programs above may be claimed as a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) activity by individuals who attend the sessions and who complete the self-assessment (pre-test and post-test) and evaluation forms. Please consult your specialty Board for specific information and requirements.

 

View CME Credit Guidelines, Expectations and Deadlines.


Annual Conference Sessions CME Calculations

Friday, April 13 Hours Break CME - Quarter-hour (.25) increments
Basic Science and Translational Research
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM

0.75
Clinical Applications - Cutaneous 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM    0.75
Plenary Session 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM   1.50
ePoster Town Hall 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM   1.00
Clinical Applications - Multi-Specialty
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM   1.25
Basic Science and Translational Research 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
Clinical Applications - Cutaneous 1:50 PM - 5:30 PM 45 min 3.00
Clinical Applications - Gynecologic/Women's Health 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
Maximum Credits Available for Friday 6.50
saturday, April 14 Hours Break CME - Quarter-hour (.25) increments
Magic Wand: Lab to the Clinic Problem Solving 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM   1.00
Cutting Edge: Laser and Skin 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM   1.50
ePoster Town Hall 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM   1.00
Clinical Applications - Multi-Specialty
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM   1.25
Early Career Clinical Pearls 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
Basic Science & Translational Research 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
Clinical Applications - Cutaneous 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
Clinical Applications  - Gynecologic/Women's Health 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
Maximum Credits Available for Saturday
6.75
sUNday, April 15
Hours Break CME - Quarter-hour (.25) increments
Basic Science and Translational Research  8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
  2.00
Early Career Clinical and Scientific 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM   2.00
Clinical Applications - Cutaneous 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM   1.50
Experts Video Session/Conference Hightlights 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
1.50
Maximum Credits Available for Sunday
3.50
Electronic Poster Viewing / ePosters (total break time from all days)
Maximum Credits Available for ePoster Viewing
4.00

Maximum Credits Available for 2018 Conference

20.75

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