PHYSICIANS: The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©), therefore up to 14.00 ECMEC© Credits are available. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at: www.eaccme.eu.

PSYCHOLOGISTS: The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Cambridge Health Alliance maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course offers 7 credits per day for a total of 14 continuing education credits.

SOCIAL WORKERS and FAMILY THERAPISTS: Application has been made to the Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons School of Social Work and to the MA and RI Chapters of The Association for Marriage and Family Therapy for a total of 14 credits (7 hours per day). The State of CT accepts NBCC and NASW approval for marriage and family therapists. The Division of Continuing Education in Psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance/CHA Physicians Organization is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an Approved Provider of continuing education for licensed social workers; 14 contact hours have been approved.

COUNSELORS and EDUCATORS: The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division, is an Approved Continuing Education Provider and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The Cambridge Health Alliance solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. This program is approved for 14 clock hours, Provider #5444, and is also applicable for Commonwealth of Massachusetts Counseling/Allied Mental Health accreditation and PDP Educator accreditation for a total of 14 credits.

NURSES: The American Nurses Credentialing Center, Commission on Accreditation, accepts continuing education from the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) toward recertification. The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division, verifies that this course is a planned, organized learning experience designed to augment the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for the enhancement of nursing practice to the end of improving health care to the public as mandated by Massachusetts Regulation 244 CMR 5.00 toward relicensing requirements. This course offers a total of 16.8 hours.

 

*Note: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is calculated based on submission of a preliminary agenda and may be subject to change.

Disclosure Policy:

Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Disclaimer:
CME activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.



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