Frequently Asked Questions about CME at Practical Anatomy & Surgical Education

How many CME credits can I earn at PASE?
On average, health care professionals earn 19 CME credits at one of Saint Louis University's Practical Anatomy & Surgical Education workshops, though individual courses have ranged from 10 CME credits to 40 CME credits.

How long are your surgical education workshops?

Our hands-on practical workshops last from one to five days. On average, you will be with us for three days. Find out more about PASE surgical education workshops here.

What happens during a CME conference at PASE?
Each hands-on workshop typically consists of a series of didactic presentations by renowned faculty and equal amounts of time in the cadaver laboratory each day. Many of the surgical techniques reviewed are demonstrated on cadaveric specimens and projected in 3-D. To find out more about our interactive labs, take a tour of our facility. 

What physician specialties or other groups are served? 

PASE offers CME courses for:

  • Neurosurgeons
  • Plastic surgeons (facial, cosmetic and oculoplastic)
  • Orthopedic surgeons 
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgeons
  • Dermatologic surgeons
  • Ophthalmologists
  • General and colorectal surgeons
  • Gynecologic oncologists
  • Otolaryngologists

PASE also frequently offers hands-on cadaver workshops for neuroscience RNs, PAs and NPs, as well as paramedics. Please check our schedule for upcoming workshops. 

What is your accreditation?

All PASE workshops for physicians are accredited through the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, which is, in turn, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the accrediting body of the American Medical Association.


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