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Countdown to the Conference!

7

Days

22

Hours

6

Minutes

Continuing Education Credits

A statement of CME credit hours will be issued to you on-site and/or 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 Statements

For ASLMS provided activities

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.

For jointly provided activities

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) and:

  • ESLD – European Society for Laser and Energy-Based Devices
  • NAALT – North American Association for Photobiomodulation Therapy
  • PAPDT – Pan-American Photodynamic Association

ASLMS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Educational Activities (must pre-register)
CME Credit Hours*
CE Contact Hours**
PRE-CONFERENCE COURSES
Fundamentals of Lasers in Health Care 
8 9.5
Expert Treatment Approaches 3.75 4.5
Pediatric Laser Focus 3.75 4.5
Nursing/Allied Health NA 8.5
Combining Injectables with Lasers, Lights, and Energy-Based Devices 3.75 4.5
Device Based Resurfacing, Rejuvenation and Recontouring 3.75 4.5
MASTERS LUNCHEONS
Fully Ablative and Fractional Resurfacing 1.0 1.0
Neck Rejuvenation 1.0 1.0
Our Favorite Laser Pearls
1.0 1.0
Laser Treatment for Patients of Color 1.0 1.0
Energy-Based Treatments of Onychomycosis 1.0 1.0
MASTERS BREAKFASTS
Device-Assisted Hair Restoration 1.0 1.0
Optimizing Patient Experience 1.0 1.0
State-of-the-Art in Tattoo Treatment 1.0 1.0
New Treatments for Tackling Scars 1.0 1.0
WORKSHOPS
Laser Safety in the Practice Environment 2.0 2.0
Marketing your Photomedicine Practice: All Creatures Great and Small (NAALT Clinical and Veterinary) 2.0 2.0
Complications, Legal Issues and Laser Safety 2.0 2.0
Emerging Energy-Based Device Applications in Women’s Health 2.0 2.0
Basic Mechanisms of Photobiomodulation 2.0 2.0
Laser-Assisted Drug Delivery 2.0 2.0
Non-Invasive Body Contouring 2.0 2.0
Periorbital Therapies and Rejuvenation 2.0 2.0
Energy-Based Treatments and Imaging for Skin Cancer 2.0 2.0
Laser and Energy-Based Treatment for Leg Veins 2.0 2.0
*AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM hours are calculated by the quarter-hour (.25) increment and does not include break time. **In compliance with the California Board of Registered Nursing, California Code of Regulations, CE credit hours are calculated as 1 credit hour per 50 minutes of instruction. A full 25 minutes must apply for .5 credit hour to be obtained.

 


Conference Only CME Calculations

Friday, April 7 Hours Break CME - Quarter-hour (.25) increments
Basic Science & Translational Research
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

2.00
Plenary Session 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM   1.50
ESLD – Challenging Clinical Cases/Series 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM   1.25
Basic Science & Translational Research 1:30 PM - 5:15 PM 45 min 3.00
Cutaneous Applications 1:30 PM - 5:15 PM 45 min 3.00
PAPDT - PDT 1:30 PM - 5:15 PM 45 min 3.00
Photobiomodulation 1:30 PM - 5:15 PM 45 min 3.00
Laser Dental Applications 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM   1.75
Maximum Credits Available for Friday 6.50
saturday, April 8 Hours Break CME - Quarter-hour (.25) increments
Basic Science & Translational Research
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

1.00
Moving from the Lab to the Clinic 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM   1.00
Cutting Edge: Laser and Skin 10:30 AM – 12:00 AM   1.50
ESLD – Challenging Clinical Cases/Series 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM   1.25
Clinical Pearls to Start your Career 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
Basic Science & Translational Research 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
Cutaneous Applications 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
PAPDT - PDT 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
Photobiomodulation / NAALT 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
Women’s Health 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM 45 min 3.25
Maximum Credits Available for Saturday
6.75
sUNday, April 9
Hours Break CME - Quarter-hour (.25) increments
Cutaneous Applications
7:00 AM – 10:30 AM

 3.50
Early Career Abstracts & Luminary Pearls 7:10 AM – 10:30 AM    3.25
ESLD – Laser and EBD Medicine for Breast Cancer Patients / Panel Discussion of ASLMS New Beginnings Radiation Mark Removal and ESLD Chronic Radiation Dermatitis Treatment Program 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM    3.00
ASLMS 2017 Greatest Hits – In Case You Missed It… 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
1.00
Maximum Credits Available for Sunday
4.50
Electronic Poster Viewing / ePosters (total break time from all days)
Maximum Credits Available for ePoster Viewing
4.00
Maximum Credits Available for 2017 Conference
21.75

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