2nd Annual Women's Heart and Vascular Symposium - Accreditation


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Accreditation

Physicians

Dignity Health - East Valley is accredited by the Arizona Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Dignity Health - East Valley designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.

Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses

For the purpose of recertification, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board and American Nurses Credentialing Center accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.

Physician Assistants

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification. We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.

ABMS/ACGME Competencies

This course is designed to meet the following American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)/ Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Educational (ACGME) competencies:
  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

Institute of Medicine Competencies

  • Provide Patient-centered Care
  • Work in Interdisciplinary Teams
  • Employ Evidence-based Practice

Disclosure Policy 

Dignity Health – East Valley adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. 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 we may identify and mitigate 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. Presenters have been instructed to disclose any limitations of the data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Disclaimer

CME activities accredited by Dignity Health – East Valley 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.