Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Florida College of Medicine and Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians
Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion, as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreements.
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Nurses and Pharmacists
Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc. is a Florida Board of Nursing and Pharmacy approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922. This program meets the requirements for up to 4.0 contact hours.
The Virginia Board of Nursing accepts credit provided by Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) in any state in which the AHEC is a member of the National AHEC Organization.
Most states have reciprocal agreements with other states regarding CE credit. Nursing credit is offered through the Florida Board of Nursing. It is likely that other states will honor FL Board credit through their own board. However, since the Nursing and Pharmacy CE credits being offered are not through a national accreditor, it is advised that credit seekers from other states check with their boards, prior to relying on the Florida Department of Health Credit being provided.
(ABIM) Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4 Medical Knowledge 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.
University of Florida College of Medicine adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding commercial support of continuing medical education. It is policy that the faculty and planning committee disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this education activity, that relevant conflicts of interest are resolved, and that speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drug(s) or device(s) during their presentation. Detailed disclosure will be made in the course syllabus.