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2009 AASPA CME Meeting & Surgical Update

We hope you will join us at the world-famous Allerton Hotel in Chicago for our 9th Annual AASPA CME Meeting on October 8-11, 2009.

2009 CME General Session

Meeting Topics

Held just before the American College of Surgeon's Annual Clinical Congress, the CME meeting will be filled with surgical topics relevant to those working in general surgery as well as those working in surgical specialties. Some of the topics include:

Kirklin Award Reception
Dana Gray announcing winner

  • Malignant Hyperthermia
  • Advances in Pain Management
  • Reconstructive Craniofacial Surgery
  • Management of Perioperative Hypertension
  • Bloodless Surgery
  • Surgical Management of Hernias
  • Laparoscopic Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery
  • Surgical PA Reimbursement

View Previous AASPA CME Meeting Agendas and Presentations

Kirklin Award Reception
Ethicon Representative Dan Lowry


We will be bringing back our four workshops from last year:

  • Trauma
  • Basic & Advanced Suturing
  • Central Venous Access
  • Laparoscopic Skills

Additionally we are currently working on two new workshops:

  • Sternal Fixation
  • Mock Deposition

Kirklin Award Reception
Recipient Steve Wilson receiving award

CME Credit

This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request over 30 hours of Category 1 CME credit from the PA Review Panel. Total number of approved hours not yet determined.