Featured Surgery CME courses
- Audio-Digest General Surgery – 24 issues a year in audio format providing up to 48 credits on a variety of topics in general surgery.
- Surgery Recertification Review – an in-depth 42-credit hour course reviewing the key materials for the surgery recertification exam.
Surgery continuing education provides practicing surgeons with up-to-date resources and techniques for improving their medical practice. From focused specialties to general surgery CME, these sites will allow physicians to work at their own pace and even view live procedures to update their certification. The following programs are notable samples in a large field of surgery CME courses.
The Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Continuing Education has a multitude of surgery CME online resources. From case-based lessons to webcasts to online journal supplements, their surgery CME courses cover topics like gout treatment, Crohn’s colitis, and robotic procedures. Resources last from 15 minutes to 2 hours and supply from .15 to 2 credits.
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s Department of Surgery has free surgery CME online courses. These accredited, online CME in surgery courses are Grand Rounds that each last one hour and offer 1 credit with self-assessment.
Medscape has a vast section of their website devoted to general surgery CME, offering a large database of frequently updated general surgery CME online resources including clinical briefs, patient cases, and journal articles. They also have full CME courses available to registered users.