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ASCRS Program

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits

Evaluate Sessions and Claim Credit (available through June 17, 2020)

Click below to open the 2020 ASCRS Virtual Annual Meeting online evaluation & credit claim website. You will have a period of one month post-meeting, or until June 17, 2020, to complete your evaluation and credit claim.

You will need your Badge ID in order to enter the evaluation and claim website.

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ACCME AccreditedAccreditation Statement

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASCRS takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of the CME activity.

Designation Statement

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery designates the ASCRS and ASOA programs within this online educational activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All CME activities approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are valid for recognition by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Physicians not licensed in the U.S. who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Physicians can claim CME credit up to the maximum listed above for attending the Physicians Program (ASCRS), including scientific films and posters on-demand, scientific papers, courses, symposia and general sessions). Attendees registered as exhibitors, spouses, and guests are not eligible for CME credits. Note: All attendees must have their badges printed onsite to be verified as eligible for credit.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the ASCRS Annual Meeting, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize and discuss current advanced treatment strategies for anterior segment surgery, and corneal and glaucoma conditions.
  • Identify the latest developments and advancements in techniques and technology within anterior segment surgery and comprehensive ophthalmology
  • Identify complicating factors in anterior segment surgery and develop appropriate treatment plans.
  • Recognize and discuss surgical skills and techniques within the Skills Lab Library
  • Examine external legislative issues and internal business practice issues affecting the field of ophthalmology

Claim CME/CE Credits

Attendees will be able to evaluate the ASCRS program through the Claim CME Evaluation link. When the evaluation is complete, attendees can print or email a copy of the certificate for continuing education credits for that day. If attendees do not complete the evaluations during the virtual meeting, they will have the opportunity to complete post meeting. Deadline is June 30, 2020.

Notice About Off-Label Use Presentations

The ASCRS Annual Meeting may include presentations on drugs or devices or uses of drugs or devices that may not have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or have been approved by the FDA for specific uses only. The FDA has stated that it is the responsibility of the physician to determine the FDA clearance status of each drug or device he or she wishes to use in clinical practice. ASCRS is committed to the free exchange of medical education. Inclusion of any presentation in this program, including presentations of off-label uses, does not imply an endorsement by ASCRS of the uses, products or techniques presented.

Notice About Off-Label Use Presentations

The ASCRS Annual Meeting may include presentations on drugs or devices or uses of drugs or devices that may not have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or have been approved by the FDA for specific uses only. The FDA has stated that it is the responsibility of the physician to determine the FDA clearance status of each drug or device he or she wishes to use in clinical practice. ASCRS is committed to the free exchange of medical education. Inclusion of any presentation in this program, including presentations of off-label uses, does not imply an endorsement by ASCRS of the uses, products or techniques presented.