AO North America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AONA has been resurveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and awarded Accreditation with Commendation.
Continuing Education Dental Credit Statement
As an Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) accredited provider, AO North America meets the definition of a constituent or component organization of the AMA and thereby meets most state dental board requirements of an approved sponsor of continuing education. This course is focused on clinical issues in oral-maxillofacial surgery that are relevant to the treatment and care of dental patients. Most states accept AMA constituents as approved sponsors for continuing dental education credit. If you have questions, your state dental board can confirm eligibility of this course.
Designation Statement - AO North America designates this live educational activity for a maximum of [Hours Pending] AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Continuing Medical Education (CME) mission of AO North America (AONA®) is to provide comprehensive multidisciplinary needs based education to surgeons, fellows, and residents in the specialties of orthopedic, hand, craniomaxillofacial, spine, neurosurgery, and veterinary surgery in the areas of trauma (i.e.), operative reduction and fixation), degenerative disorders, deformities, tumors, and reconstruction.
Expected results of AONA's CME activities for surgeons, fellows, and residents are to:
• Increase their knowledge base and surgical skill level
• Improve competence by applying advances of knowledge in patient care in the areas of trauma, degenerative disorders, deformities, tumors, and reconstructive surgical techniques
• Address practice performance gaps by improving management of aspects of traumatic injuries and musculoskeletal disorders (i.e., pre-operative planning to post-operative care)