In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Designation of Credit
PHYSICIANS: Penn Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NURSES: This program awards 6.5 contact hours.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 6.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.
ABIM MOC: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 6.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Penn Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical and Interprofessional Education, adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support. Faculty and planner’s disclosure information will be made available in the conference materials and syllabus. Faculty members are also expected to disclose to participants any discussion of off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceutical products or devices within their presentations.
The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances.
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