The Congress of Neurological Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Credit Statement
The CNS designates this live activity for a maximum of 44.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
* A maximum of 21.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM may be earned for general sessions only.
Additional CME Credits Can be Earned by Attending the Following:
Symposia – (Saturday/Sunday)
Half Day Sessions
Registered attendees will receive a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for each eligible half-day morning symposia (A) and a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for each half-day afternoon symposia (B).
Full Day Sessions
Registered attendees will receive a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for each full-day symposia.
Attendees will receive a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for all eligible luncheon seminars.
Attendees will receive a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for all eligible dinner seminars.
Preparing Poster Presentation(s)
Physicians are eligible to claim up to 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ per poster directly from the AMA. Applicant must be listed as the first author included in the published abstracts for a conference or activity that is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
To claim the credit, physicians must submit to the AMA the completed Direct Credit Application or Resident Credit Application, along with the required documentation and appropriate processing fee. Please visit the AMA website for details at www.ama-assn.org.
Claiming CME Credit and Certificate of Attendance
CME credits can be claimed through the online system at www.cns.org and will open after the meeting has started.
The CNS CME tracking system allows you to claim CME credit or Certificate of Attendance hours for the meeting. All attendees should only claim credit or hours of attendance commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Upon completion, your CME certificate will be immediately available to print from the convenience of your home or office
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempts to assure the presentation of balanced, objective information. In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers are asked to disclose all relationships they have with ineligible companies* over the previous 24 months which may be related to the content of their lecture. Speakers who have disclosed a relationship with an ineligible company whose products may have relevance to their presentation will be listed for viewing prior to the event.
A list of financial disclosures relevant to the meeting will be posted prior to the meeting on the meeting’s web page and app.