Accreditation Information

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Contact Hours: 21.41, of which up to 18 are eligible for pharmacology credit.

 

This Live activity, 2017 Controversies in Internal Medicine Conference, with a beginning date of 05/01/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.50 Elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Contact Hours: 21.41, of which up to 19.33 are eligible for pharmacology credit.

 

*Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4.25 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.

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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. This activity was designated for 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

 

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes live conferences or live courses held outside of Canada as accredited group learning activities under Section 1 of the MOC Program if they are developed by a university, academy, college, academic institution or physician organization.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the latest medical controversies in primary care that have arisen because of new advances in disease processes and patient outcome data.
  • Identify such problems in their practice and work settings.
  • Choose and provide appropriate treatment for such issues.

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Family Practice Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Physician Assistants

Faculty Disclosure

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.