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Reviewing Technical Performance Assessment of other surgeons
Up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing all 3 stages.
This performance improvement educational program is designed for surgeons of all specialties who conduct minimally invasive or open surgeries.
This program is designed to provide surgeons with performance-based practice by submitting videos of dry-lab, simulation, or animate surgery. The videos will be evaluated using the validated tools listed below. Learners will review performance videos that allow them to evaluate practices among surgeries using the same surgical method (i.e. robotic or laparoscopic).
- Global Evaluative Assessment of Robotic Skills (GEARS)
- Global Operative Assessment of Laparoscopic Skills (GOALS)
- Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills (OSATS)
- Robotic Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills (ROSATS)
Learners will rate performance videos that allow them to evaluate practices among surgeries using the same surgical method so they can improve their performance in future surgeries.
After submitting videos for assessment and reviewing their performance report, participants will be able to:
- Describe the performance domains for their surgical method
- Identify both their strongest and weakest performance domains
- Analyze their surgical performance against that of other surgeons
- Recognize the differences among technical skills domains between their performance video and that of an expert surgeon
- Re-evaluate their performance
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 CMEsolutions and C-SATS, Inc. The CMEsolutions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The CMEsolutions designates this performance improvement activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Learners must register on this website to participate in the educational activity. Follow online directions to submit videos, view your performance report and best-practice video. Upon completion of Stage 1, 2 and 3 of the Pl CME, learners will be directed to complete evaluation and download or print credit statement.
Faculty and Disclosures
CMEsolutions requires everyone in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant financial conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by CMEsolutions for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
Thomas Lendvay, MD
Thomas Lendvay has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
No member of CMEsolutions or C-SATS, Inc. has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Current fees are listed at www.csats.com/cme and will be displayed again upon registration.
C-SATS Technical Performance Assessment does not contain discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of agents not approved by the FDA. Please consult the prescribing information for each product.
There is no commercial support for C-SATS Technical Performance Assessment.
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