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  • AAST CME: Learning That Matters

    Welcome to AAST CME/e-Learning!  Meet your CME needs anytime, anywhere.

    AAST has been producing high quality educational programs for over 75 years.  To meet your CME needs, AAST hosts relevant, exclusive content in a flexible and convenient manner. 

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    Explore the CME options available to you, and find out how AAST can help you fulfill the American Boardo of Surgery MOC Part 2 Self-Assessment requirements.

    CME Credit
    AAST provides a variety of online options that confer AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM, many inlcude a self-assessment component.  To find out more about the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements, visit the ABS Website

    For your convenience, AAST will report CME credits for American College of Surgeons (ACS) members directly to ACS, on a monthly basis.  These credits will appear in your individual ACS "MYCME" Portal on your CME transcript.  AAST will also provide you a PDF copy of your certificate at the completion of each course. 

    Note: If you are unable to view your certificate online, please check to ensure your pop-ups are not being blocked. 


    • Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery articles
    • Archived AAST Virtual Grand Round’s
    • Archived Annual Meeting Master Surgeon Lectures and topic specific presentations
    • Region VII Sessions

    All courses are currently provided in one hour increments.  Each course is assigned an experience level and topic category, to help you determine which course best fits your needs. Check back often as new courses are being added monthly.  

    AAST members have access to all online courses, free of charge.  A nominal fee will apply for all non-members. 

    Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery subscribers will have complimentary access to all JTACS courses; however, a  fee will apply when accessing all other course types.  

    Once you have gained access to a course (via payment or complimentary access), you wil be allowed to revisit the course as many times, and as often as you like.   

    Click on the "View Courses" button below to access a list of all available courses.  To target courses that are relevant to your educational needs, there are a variety of filter options available.  

    Example: If you are looking for the January 2017 Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery CME article

    • Check the box next to “JOT Article”
    • Enter a date range, i.e., 1/1/2017 and 1/31/2017
    • Click "Filter: button at the bottom.

    The list of courses will then be narrowed down to include only Journal Articles posted between the date range selected.


    Should you have questions, or require any assistance in completing a course or claiming your CME credits, please contact:

    Email: Education Manager 
    Call: 800.789.4006

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