ASMBS Accreditation

Physicians/Surgeons
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery designates this educational activity for a maximum of 37.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

International CME
International Physicians are formally eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Nurses
Nursing Credits (up to 42.00 CE contact hours) are provided by Taylor College, Los Angeles, California (possibly may not be accepted for national certification.)

Psychologists/Psychiatrists
APA credits for the ASMBS Masters Course in Behavioral Health is pending.

Social Workers
NASW credits for the ASMBS Masters Course in Behavioral Health is pending.

*Up to 22 CME or 26 CE credits are available for the Scientific Session.

TOS Accreditation & Continuing Education Credit

Physicians
The Obesity Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Obesity Society designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 21.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

International CME
International Physicians are formally eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts Category 1 Credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Dietitians
Registered Dietitians may earn a maximum of 19.00 hours of continuing professional education (CPE) units toward recertification as part of their individualized Professional Development Portfolio program. Each dietitian should record the actual time he/she spent in these activities in their Step 4—Learning Activities Log.