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ACCME Accredited logoAccreditation and CME Credit

The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Educational Activity Scope

The 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting is designed to provide practicing orthopaedic surgeons with research based, state-of-the-art information on diagnosis, surgical and non-surgical treatment options and overall management of hip and knee conditions. This educational activity includes the review of the most current scientific research study findings, faculty and participant discussions and interactive symposia. It covers multiple clinical topics such as primary and revision total hip arthroplasty, primary and revision total knee arthroplasty, non-arthroplasty, infection, complications other than infection as well as health policy. It is aimed at improving overall surgeon competence related to the care of patients with arthritis and degenerative disease.

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Synthesize the most current research study findings in hip and knee condition management
  • Evaluate various surgical and non-surgical treatment options (e.g., primary total joint arthroplasty, revision total joint arthroplasty, non-arthroplasty) in hip and knee condition management
  • Assess the efficacy of new treatment options through evidence-based data
  • Interpret relevant healthcare policy

 

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How to Claim CME Credits

AAHKS

It is the meeting attendee’s responsibility to claim credits based on actual hour-for-hour participation actually spent in an educational activity.

  1. Log in to the AAHKS member portal
  2. Click Claim CME Credit in the My AAHKS menu
  3. Click Edit, and a new window will open. Enter your hours.
  4. Click Save
  5. Click the Print Transcript button if you need a hard copy or to save the PDF to your computer.

If you need assistance, please contact meeting@aahks.org.

AAOS

  1. Log in to the AAOS member portal.
  2. Enter credits and upload the AAHKS CME transcript from above.

ABOS

  1. Log in to the ABOS member portal
  2. Enter credits and upload the AAHKS CME transcript from above.