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ASMS Pre-Conference Symposium
October 9, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

ASMS Symposium: Surgery of Facial Restoration - How to Remain Current in the Age of Maintenance of Certification

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers

ASMS Program Chair Welcome Letter

Program Chair: Arun Gosain, MD
Program Co-Chair: Anand Kumar, MD
Faculty: Amir Dorafshar, MD; Bahman Guyuron, MD; Robert Havlik, MD; Larry Hollier, MD; Richard Hopper, MD; Donald Mackay, MD; Thomas Mustoe, MD; Deepak Narayan, MD; Richard Redett, MD; Rod Rohrich, MD; Peter Taub, MD; Anthony Tufaro, MD; John van Aalst, MD

This comprehensive symposium will combine the best practices of evidence-based medicine related to facial restoration with clinical insights and surgical strategies from experts in the field. Presenters will share the available evidence for preoperative and anesthetic considerations, provide a broad overview of operative approaches, and discuss expected outcomes and avoidance as well as treatment of complications related to nine specific ABPS tracer procedures across the following four program categories:

Oncologic Category

  • MOC-PS Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (Facial Skin Malignancy)
  • Additional topic: Melanoma

Congenital Category

  • MOC-PS Non-Syndromic Craniosynostosis
  • MOC-PS Cleft Lip
  • MOC-PS Cleft Palate
  • MOC- PS Secondary Cleft Nasal Deformity
  • Additional topic: Velopharyngeal Insufficiency

Trauma Category

  • MOC-PS Zygomatic/Orbital Fractures
  • Additional topics:
  • Mandible Fractures
  • Pan Facial approaches

Cosmetic Category

  • MOC-PS Blepharoplasty
  • MOC-PS Face Lift
  • Rhinoplasty

An online pre- and post-test format and interactive Q&A will give you the tools to improve your technique, increase patient safety, satisfy the MOC-approved educational activity aligned with your selected tracer procedure.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC-PS credit may be earned for the following tracer procedures

  1. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (Facial Skin Malignancy)
  2. MOC-PS Non-Syndromic Craniosynostosis
  3. MOC-PS Cleft Lip
  4. MOC-PS Cleft Palate
  5. MOC- PS Secondary Cleft Nasal Deformity
  6. MOC-PS Zygomatic/Orbital Fractures
  7. MOC-PS Mandible Fractures
  8. MOC-PS Blepharoplasty
  9. MOC-PS Face Lift

To Receive MOC-PS Credit

  1. Register for the Symposium
  2. ASMS will contact you to select your tracer procedure for MOC credit
  3. Complete an online pre-test aligned with your selected tracer procedure
  4. Take the post-test onsite at the conclusion of the Symposium
  5. Receive your MOC credit for attendance and successful completion of the assessment information.
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