The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
ASGE designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ASGE Assurance to High-Level Scientific Evidence and Adherence to Neutrality
ASGE is committed to you, our learners. We are committed to assuring the highest level of scientiﬁc rigor, research-based evidence and practicality to clinical use is conveyed throughout this educational activity. The members who designed this educational activity were carefully selected for their content expertise, teaching excellence and neutrality on the topic(s) being presented. ASGE requires all subject matter experts, committee members and staff planners who are in a position to control any aspect of content to disclose all relevant ﬁnancial relationships with any ineligible companies. ACCME defines an ineligible company as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships in any amount are considered a potential conﬂict of interest with ineligible companies and are peer-reviewed and resolved by mitigation methods used by the ASGE prior to the planning of this program. All planner, faculty and staff disclosures are available in course materials prior to the start of the program and verbally acknowledged by each presenter prior to the start of their educational materials and/or presentation. Any potential conflicts of interest regarding this educational activity were addressed and mitigated in accordance with ACCME guidelines.
ASGE makes every effort to not include individually identifiable health information in this educational activity. To protect patient privacy, faculty are requested to de-identify patient related material in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
ASGE Outcome-Based Education Level:
The ASGE Masterclass is designed to meet ASGE’s Level 3a -Learning: Declarative knowledge on an anticipated outcome-based education (OBE) scale. ASGE’s OBE level designation is an educational indicator on what is anticipated for participants to gain from this program’s instruction and objectives.
This ASGE educational program addresses the following desirable physician attributes that align with ACGME/ABMS Competencies, Institute of Medicine Competencies and/or Interprofessional Education Collaborative Competencies: a) Medical Knowledge; b) Practice-Based Learning and Improvement; c) Provide Patient-Centered Care; and d) Employ Evidence-Based Practice.
ASGE’s Commitment to Our Learners
ASGE’s continuing medical education program consists of a diversified educational portfolio. Each educational activity serves to maintain, develop, or increase our learner’s knowledge, skill, and professional performance. It is our intention that you will be able to transfer this learning to the provision of services for your patients, the public and the endoscopy profession. Content developed for this educational activity is based upon a body of knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted by the GI profession and ASGE’s standards of practice, the basic medical sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine, and the provision of health care to the public.