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 21 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: 20.67 (up to 10.67 pharmacology depending on workshop attendance).

This Live activity, 2017 Current Clinical Pediatrics, with a beginning date of 04/17/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.75 Prescribed 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. 

This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 21.00 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 21 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

 

Needs Statement

This conference is designed to address practice gaps in the areas of child psychiatry, pediatric behavioral and developmental care, neurology, gastroenterology, general pediatrics and infectious diseases. The conference is intended to increase knowledge and competence by providing opportunities for learning through lectures, discussion, small group workshops, and interaction with faculty and peers.

 

Objectives

Through lectures and question and answer sessions, participants at the conclusion of this conference will be able to:

  • Describe the latest clinical information on child psychiatry, pediatric behavioral and developmental care, neurology, gastroenterology, general pediatrics and infectious diseases in children and families
  • Identify such problems in their practice and work settings
  • Choose and provide appropriate treatment for such issues

 

Target Audience

Pediatricians, family practitioners, general practitioners, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and residents.

 

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.