Academy News at the 2006 AAOS Annual Meeting CME


The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit

U. S. Physicians: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this educational activity for a maximum of 31 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

International Physicians: The AMA has determined that physicians not licensed in the United States but who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Allied Health Professionals: The Academy is not accredited to offer credit for nurses and other allied health professionals. To determine if activities offering Category 1 CME credit are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs please contact the relevant organizations directly.

CME Certificates

The AAOS transcript system will not allow you to claim available CME credit before you officially check in to the meeting. Therefore it is important to check in as soon as you arrive.

Physicians should claim only the number of credits for the learning activities at the Annual Meeting which they actively participated.

For CME Credit for Specialty Day, please contact the relevant society.

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