Tag Archive for ‘Maintenance of Certification’
The following comments were received regarding a recent column published in the Bulletin.
State legislative priorities for 2017, including scope of practice, Maintenance of Certification, and opioids, are identified as are key issues for 2018.
The College’s and the ABS’ role in addressing concerns related to MOC requirements is the focus of this month’s column.
This report summarizes the topics that the College’s delegation addressed at the American Medical Association House of Delegates meeting in June.
Surgeons’ views on health policy and advocacy-related issues and their potential effect on general surgery practice, based on the findings of the 2016 ACS Governors Survey, are summarized.
SRGS and the COT trauma education programs: Keeping surgeons current on the provision of optimal patient care
Selected Readings in General Surgery and ACS Committee on Trauma educational programming are the subject of this month’s column.
This month’s column highlights practical tips for navigating the credentialing and privileging process.
Following are comments received on recent articles published in the Bulletin.
The history of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification program is summarized in this article, as are current requirements and the future direction of the program, particularly in light of evolving best practices and new standards.
This report summarizes the topics addressed by the College’s delegation at the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates meeting in November 2014.
The ACS 2014 Clinical Congress will feature a Didactic Course titled Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Review: Essentials for Surgical Specialties, which will address fundamentals common across the surgical specialties.
The annual meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates took place June 15–19 in Chicago, IL. More than 550 delegates as well as alternate delegates converged on the Windy City to consider and adopt policy for the AMA.
A new course titled Maintenance of Certification Review: Essentials for Surgical Subspecialities will be offered at the 2013 Clinical Congress.
Because licensure is critical to surgical practice, it is important that surgeons have an understanding of how changes in licensing are likely to affect them in the coming years, as well as potential steps that may be necessary to maintain licensure. This article provides an overview of the Federation of State Medical Board’s efforts to develop maintenance of licensure program.
The future of surgical education will involve innovations in telemedicine and immersive instruction, increased emphasis on simulation, and lifelong learning opportunities that are customized to the individual surgeon’s training and knowledge gaps. The learning needs of surgeons can vary greatly, but through state-of-the-art educational programming and training, the ultimate goals of lifelong learning—patient safety and quality of care—are obtainable.