American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) – CME Accreditation

Practicing surgeons in the USA are required to maintain their license to practice and as part of their requirements to maintain and develop their knowledge and skills surgeons must undertake Continual Medical Education (CME) activities.

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 Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Fundamental VR. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A full suite of Fundamental Surgery simulations have been awarded 3 credits by the AAOS. These include:

The accredited education platform Fundamental Surgery is now available on low cost VR headsets such as Oculus Quest and HTC Vive Focus Plus. FundamentalVR confirms it is realising this to key institutions for user and curriculum integration testing