{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Setting Performance Standards for Technical and Nontechnical Competence in General Surgery ((Non-Physician Credit))


The certificate for this activity is for NON-PHYSICIANS.

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast the features of both formative and summative assessments.
  2. Describe the various standard-setting strategies that can be employed for performance-based assessments.
Price: $29.00


  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Test Code: AOSN0717
Published: July 2017
Expires: 6/30/2020
Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Peter Szasz, MD, Esther M. Bonrath, MD, PhD, Marisa Louridas, MD, Andras B. Fecso, MD, Brett Howe, MD, MEd, FRCSC, Adam Fehr, MD, Michael Ott, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, Lloyd A. Mack, MD, FRCSC, FACS, Kenneth A. Harris, MD, FRCSC, FACS, and Teodor P. Grantcharov, MD, PhD, FACS
Categories: Surgical
Specialties: Surgery