CME Accreditation Statement
The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.
The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
To claim CME credit for the 2018 State of the Art Consensus Conference on Prevention of Bile Duct Injury During Cholecystectomy, attendees will receive access to the on-line meeting evaluation and credit claim form via email and a link on the Meeting’s website. Be sure to retain your Conference Badge as the ID number will be your online PIN number. Attendees will be able to print and reprint their certificates throughout the year beginning two weeks after the conclusion of the meeting. An email will also be sent, reminding attendees of this service.
Continuing Medical Education Meeting/Learning Objectives
This activity is designed for the State of the Art Consensus Conference on Prevention of Bile Duct Injury During Cholecystectomy attendees. At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
»» Discuss the pathogenesis of bile duct injury during cholecystectomy.
»» Identify 3 important strategies for surgeons to undertake to reduce the incidence of BDI.
»» Incorporate techniques for minimizing BDI into practice.
»» Continue to promote greater patient safety around cholecystectomy and educate colleagues about the findings of the consensus meeting.
»» Discuss the appropriate initial management of suspected bile duct injury.