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CREST® is now available!

The ColoRectal Educational Systems Template, known as CREST®, provides surgeons with comprehensive educational modules categorized by disease or topic area. CREST® provides a robust curriculum for those surgeons wishing to review classic material or hot topics including cutting edge technology and techniques.   

CREST® is the premier online educational portal for physicians interested in colorectal surgery.  Covering the six "pillars" of colorectal disease, CREST® assists healthcare providers achieve high-quality patient care by providing an interactive venue for discussion, information and education regarding all aspects of colorectal disease utilizing several multimedia platforms.

To access CREST® online, please follow the instructions located on the CREST® page for Members and Nonmembers.  

The CARSEP® series remains one of the most valuable educational tools offered by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. It is a self-assessment tool which serves as a refresher course for current colon and rectal surgeons. Graduating colon and rectal surgery residents can use it as a study guide and source of practice questions in preparation for the qualifying exams available until October 2018. 

Diplomats of the ABCRS can use as it as a study guide for the re-certification examination and as a source of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ towards their Maintenance of Certification requirements. 

To purchase, you will find the CARSEP® IX program in the ASCRS Product Store.