• CME Information

  • CME Information for the 81st Annual Meeting of AAST & Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery will be available at a later date. 


    The 80th Annual Meeting of AAST & Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery will offer a total amount of 50.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for all in-person attendees (this includes if you register for a lunch session each day available, Wednesday – Friday, a pre-session, and an add-on session)

    • Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 10.50 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.
    • Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 16.25 hours meet the requirements for Pediatric Trauma
    • Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 8.25 hours meet the requirements for Surgical Critical Care
    • Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 50.75 hours meet the requirements for Trauma

    Virtual attendees can claim a maximum amount of 40.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (this includes if you register to view the Continuous Certification add-on session)

    • Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 5.50 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment
    • Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 12.75 hours meet the requirements for Pediatric Trauma
    • Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 8.25 hours meet the requirements for Surgical Critical Care
    • Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 40.25 hours meet the requirements for Trauma

    Steps to Receive CME:

    1. You will receive an email prompting you to claim CME throughout the duration of the meeting
      1. This email will go to the email that you used to register for the conference
    2. With the email referenced in step 1, login to aast.org in the upper right-hand corner of the home page
    3. Once logged in, you will see a banner at the top of the page that will direct you to the CME claiming page
    4. Complete the appropriate tests for self-assessment (if appropriate), fill out the evaluation, and then submit
    5. Save and print your CME certificate
      1. Note: Your CME will be reflected in the ACS platform by December 2021
    6. Use our CME tracking sheet to help track your credits 

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