Learning Center

The STS Learning Center provides a central location for users to easily view webinars, complete e-learning modules, review relevant educational content, and satisfy select components of Maintenance of Certification.

8 in 8 Series

The Society’s new 8 in 8 Series offers quick access to important topics in cardiothoracic surgery. Each informative video is narrated by an expert in the field and covers one topic using eight slides in 8 minutes. 

STS invites viewers to provide feedback, submit topics and ask questions. Please email education@sts.org.

Please note: No CME credit is associated with the viewing of web-based content. STS retains sole rights to these materials.


STS Clinical Care E-Learning Modules

The Society has launched a new series of clinical care e-learning modules as part of its ongoing efforts to create relevant online continuing education materials for cardiothoracic surgeons and their teams, as well as to help them meet state licensure requirements.

Featuring audio, text, and images, each module takes approximately 30 minutes to complete, includes pre- and post-tests, and offers CME credit or a certificate of participation.

Learn more and purchase


Patient Safety E-Learning Program Available for Purchase

STS is offering an e-learning program on the science and practice of patient safety. “Fundamentals of Patient Safety for the Cardiothoracic Surgery Team” is a series of online modules covering topics such as the epidemiology of error, systems thinking, human factors, the culture of safety, fundamentals of quality improvement, communication, and methods and tools for evaluating safety events. By completing the entire program, learners can earn 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, as well as self-assessment credits toward Part II of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification Program. 

Pricing:

  • $150 for STS Members
  • $250 for Non-Members

Visit learningcenter.sts.org to purchase the program, and contact Education with any questions.

How to Access

Visit learningcenter.sts.org and log in with your STS Web Portal username and password. If you need assistance locating your STS Web Portal login information, contact Membership


STS Thoracic Surgical Curriculum 

The STS Thoracic Surgical Curriculum houses a wealth of educational materials, including textbooks, videos, and case presentations designed to support residency training education.

Beginning August 1, 2020, the Curriculum will be included in the STS Learning Center

Program directors and coordinators easily can set up a 1-, 2-, or 3-year curriculum, as well as create customized assignments and offer National Benchmarked Quizzes for resident comparison across programs.

The Curriculum currently is accessible only by cardiothoracic surgery residency program directors, coordinators, faculty, and residents.

Curriculum Suggestions and Errors Form

Please fill out this form if you have any comments, suggestions, or have identified any errors in the Thoracic Surgical Curriculum.