49th Annual Regional Anesthesiology
and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting

March 21-23, 2024 | San Diego, California

#ASRASPRING24

CME Information

To receive your CME certificate:

  1. Access the online system before April 8, 2024.
  2. Complete the anonymous online evaluation.
  3. Indicate the number of hours you attended (credit will be verified against registration).
  4. Your certificate will be sent to the e-mail address provided approximately 3 weeks after submission closes. 
  5. Thank you for your feedback!

 

Educational objectives

Coming soon!

Target audience

This ASRA Pain Medicine CME program was developed specifically for physicians, residents, fellows, and scientists who care for patients with acute pain by providing regional anesthesia and other pain therapies. ASRA Pain Medicine supports a multidisciplinary and interprofessional approach to continuing education and patient care by also providing relevant education for other healthcare professionals not directly engaging in interventional regional anesthesia and/or pain medicine procedures. ASRA Pain Medicine offers learning opportunities to the national and international healthcare community. 


Accreditation and credit designation statements


In-Person Credits by DayMaximum
Thursday8.00
Friday6.5
Saturday7.25
Total Credits21.75


Physicians
The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine designates this live course for a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs (Physicians Assistants)
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 21.75 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

Nurse Practitioners
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. This activity has been approved for a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Registered Nurses
Regulations dictate that only physicians may earn CME credits; however, many state Boards of Registered Nursing accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Attendees are responsible for confirming their specific board’s acceptance of ASRA Pain Medicine-provided credits. This activity has been approved for a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.


The American Board of Anesthesiology® MOCA®

Part 2 Patient Safety CME: This activity contributes to the patient safety CME requirement for the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology™ (MOCA ®) program, known as MOCA 2.0.® Please consult the ABA website, https://www.theaba.org for a list of all MOCA 2.0® requirements.

The activities include specific workshops, refresher courses, parallel sessions, and interactive sessions. Stay tuned for more details! 

Credit Reporting to the ABA: ASRA Pain Medicine is an ABA-approved provider and, as a service to ASRA Pain Medicine members and participants, CME credits are reported to the ABA. Participants must include their correctly formatted ABA ID number (34567890) during the online evaluation and credit claim process available at the conclusion of the activity. Once the online evaluation and credit claim process is closed, certificates will be issued and credits reported to the ABA. After this time, participants may request their CME certificate by contacting asrameetings@asra.com, but ASRA Pain Medicine will no longer report credits to the ABA, which will then be the individual participant’s responsibility. Maintenance of Certification in AnesthesiologyTM program and MOCA® are registered trademarks of The American Board of Anesthesiology.® MOCA 2.0® is a trademark of The American Board of Anesthesiology.®


International credits

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada has agreements based on the mutual recognition of credit points with the American Medical Association for live educational events. You may submit your CME certificate directly for credit recognition of this accredited group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information, visit: www.royalcollege.ca

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS-EACCME)
The UEMS-EACCME has agreements based on the mutual recognition of credit points with the American Medical Association for live educational events. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net


Commercial support disclosure

This live course is supported, in part, by educational grants and in-kind support from industry. All support is managed in strict accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence. Appropriate acknowledgment of all supporting organizations is made to participants prior to the educational activity on the event website and with signage during the meeting. View the guidelines for company representative and in-kind support. 


Disclosure and mitigation of personal conflicts of interest

Click here to view all faculty disclosure. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence and related policies, ASRA Pain Medicine is committed to ensuring balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its CME/CPD activities. Those in control of the educational content disclose all relevant relationships (financial or other) with any ineligible company that they have had within the past 24 months. If an individual refuses to disclose, they are disqualified from participating. Disclosure information is evaluated, and conflicts of interest mitigated. Disclosure is made to participants prior to the activity. Participants are asked to evaluate the objectivity and independence. Off-label or investigational use of a therapeutic product is also disclosed. 

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