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CME : 26.25 | MOC : 26.25
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ASGE Suturing STAR Certificate Program is organized by American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and will be held from Sep 07 - 08, 2019 at ASGE Institute for Training and Technology (IT&T), Downers Grove, Illinois, United States of America.

ASGE designates the ASGE Suturing STAR Certificate Program educational session for a maximum of 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification:
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 26.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Conference Description:
The Suturing STAR Certificate Program will provide standardized, evidence-based education, training and assessment in suturing through a unique blend of self-study, didactic, and intensive, standardized hands-on training taught by nationally-known experts in the field.

This program is the only opportunity to become familiar with endoscopic suturing using state-of-the-art data and technique by the most experienced faculty, in dedicated, small group, hands-on experience.

Immediately following the live components, all participants will complete a post-test, as well as a one-on-one assessment of a standardized checklist of skills. Enrollees will be invited to bring one tech or nurse to train with them for no additional fee. The Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who meet the passing standard for both post-test and the assessment components.

Skills to be Covered:
• Device mechanics and set up
• Interrupted and running sutures
• Suture stent fixation
• Fistula and leak closure
• Defect and perforation closure
• Full-thickness suturing

Learning Objectives:
After successfully completing all components of this program, attendees should be able to:
• Recognize the indications for suturing and the types of suturing patterns
• Mount and load the suturing device
• Apply suturing techniques of the various fundamental suturing patterns
• Troubleshoot for common problems with suturing.

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Contact No. : (630) 573-6000


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Venue Address

ASGE Institute for Training and Technology (IT&T)
3300 Woodcreek Drive
Downers Grove, Illinois, United States of America

Official Hotel

Chicago Marriott Suites Downers Grove,

1500 Opus Pl,

Downers Grove, Illinois, United States of America 60515,

+1 630-852-1500

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