Self-Assessment Module (SAM) Sessions

Earn up to 20 SA-CME credits towards your Maintenance of Certification (MOC)!

SAM Process: The self-assessment CME (SAM) quizzes for this meeting will be accessible in your SIR learning center account ( within the SIR 2019 activity. Five (5) minutes after you scan in to a SAM session you will receive an e-mail with the learning center link and the name of the session you are attending. Questions WILL NOT be asked during the session. In order to receive SA-CME (SAM) credit you must complete the quiz within one week of the session.

Credits and certificates for SAM sessions will be available to claim within the SIR 2019 activity once the quiz is completed.

SIR is offering 21 SAM sessions this year! Sessions include:

Time Sunday, March 18 Monday, March 19 Tuesday, March 20 Wednesday, March 21
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Pulmonary Embolism Intervention Primer

mCRC: Integrating IO into the Treatment Paradigm Immunology in IO: What we need to know How to Open an Outpatient Vein and Aesthetics Office
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Tumor Ablation: Choosing a Device


Portal HTN: Complex TIPS and BRTO Current Status of Stroke: A 2018 Update
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Venous Ablation: Best Practice and Evolving Techniques

Chronic Total Occlusion 360 Staying Safe in the IR Suite: Radiation and Occupation Exposures  Trans-Radial Access: The Basics
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.


Challenges in Anticoagulation for the IR team

Prostate Embolization: 2018 Update  IO Consensus: Intra-arterial Therapies

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.


Women's Health and Interventions

Creating and Maintaining Dialysis Access A Practical Approach to Vascular Malformations IVC Filter Seminar

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.



The ABC's of PAD in the SFA All Bleeding Stops...Eventually: Controversies in the Management of Bleeding Racial, Ethnic, Gender Disparities in IR 


















SAM Accreditation

This program will be approved for a maximum of 40.5 self-assessment credits (SAM) by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR). SIR is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The SAMs offered at this live meeting, meet the ABR’s criteria for a self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.

SA-CME Credit

The SIR 2019 Digital Video Library (DVL) will provide over 250 hours of SA-CME credit toward fulfilling MOC requirements. Watch feature-rich, streaming videos from SIR 2019 and complete post-session tests to earn credit. USB drives are available for offline viewing but only available to purchase pre-meeting and on-site. Purchase the Digital Video Library during online registration—your one chance to save up to $400.