ACCREDITATION STATEMENT This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the Virginia Bariatric Society State Chapter of the ASMBS.


The ASMBS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CME CREDITS The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CEU CREDITS Nursing credits (up to 12.5 CE contact hours) are provided by Taylor College, Los Angeles, California (possibly may not be accepted for national certification). Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP-3285, for the stated number of contact hours.


CLAIMING CME CREDITS Attendees can claim credits online. You will receive your email to claim credits no later than 1 week following the meeting.


If you did not receive the email, you can claim credits here:


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*If you do not know your password, simply click “Forgot Password” to have a link sent to your email address. Be sure to check your spam folder. *

If you log in and do not see the Virginia Bariatric Society State Chapter it is because you attend multiple meetings with us. Go to the “Change Conference” tab at the top of the page and select “State Chapter Meeting” to gain access to evaluations and credits for this meeting.


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FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES It is the policy of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery that speakers and/or anyone in control of content of a CME Category 1 event must disclose any financial or other relationship with (1) any manufacturer(s) of commercial products that may be discussed in the speaker presentation and/or (2) commercial supporters of the event. The intent of this policy is to disclose any significant financial interest or other relationship, including the nature of the relationship that could bias the speaker or program designer.

If the ASMBS determines that a conflict of interest exists, then ASMBS will seek resolution which may include change in topics, discussion, and/or faculty. Should a conflict exist with a program planner, the resolution will involve their non‐participation in the decision‐making process and/or removal from the committee.


Please visit our VBS State Chapter CMC Disclosure Report Below: