American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes


General Resources

The following list of resources serve as tools to help you to introduce the GSV Program to individuals at your hospital and assess your preparation for implementing the standards:

Introduction to the GSV Program PPT

What is the GSV Program & What Does it Mean for My Care? - Downloadable Brochure

GSV Gap Analysis


Site Resources

Steps in the GSV Verification Process

GSV Site Visit Agenda—Virtual

GSV Site Visit Agenda—In-Person

GSV Virtual Site Visit Guidelines

GSV Chart Review List

GSV Chart Cover Sheets

ACS NSQIP/AGS Perioperative Guidelines

ACS NSQIP/AGS Optimal Perioperative Care of the Geriatric Patient Download

ACS NSQIP/AGS Optimal Perioperative Care of the Geriatric Patient Press Release

Optimal Perioperative Management of the Geriatric Patient: A Best Practices Guideline from the ACS NSQIP/AGS

ACS NSQIP/AGS Preoperative Guidelines

ACS NSQIP/AGS Best Practice Guidelines: Optimal Preoperative Assessment of the Geriatric Surgical Patient Download

ACS NSQIP/AGS Best Practice Guidelines - Preoperative Assessment Press Release

AGS Geriatrics Virtual Patient Cases Modules

The American Geriatrics Society released the Geriatrics Virtual Patient Cases (VPC) Modules for Surgical and Related Medical Sub-Specialties on Geriatrics Care Online. There are nine cases (with one additional case coming soon) focused on the geriatrics aspects of surgical and related medical subspecialty care of older adults, developed to help diplomates gain a better understanding of the common challenges that can arise in this population. Each case provides separate CME credits and MOC points, and is available for free to the first 1,000 subscribers.