Accreditation Information

Nurses:

This educational activity has been provided by Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine and jointly-provided by the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership at the George Washington University.

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: 14.83 of which 0 is eligible for pharmacology credit

Physicians:

This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 14.00 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.

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 Boston University School of Medicine and the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership at the George Washington University. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Social Workers:

101 Program:  CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/5/15 through 10/5/18. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 4.5 clinical continuing education clock hours.

For Main Summit:  CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/5/15 through 10/5/18. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 8.0 clinical continuing education clock hours.

 

Needs Statement

Nearly 300 hospitals and health centers across the United States already embed lawyers in their healthcare teams to tackle some of the most complex social problems impeding health and wellbeing, to improve the quality of healthcare, and to reduce healthcare costs. As the nation moves toward a system of value-based healthcare, the Summit is a chance for those in the allied health, health, law, and public health fields to advance this transformation by sharing research, insights, and best practices about where and how to most effectively integrate civil legal assistance with healthcare and community services to improve individual and population health, and to transform the nation’s healthcare system to be one based on value and health equity.

 

Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe two quality strategies to improve screening of patients' health-harming legal needs in health care settings.
  2. Summarize two statewide or systemwide strategies for providing integrated health and legal services for vulnerable populations.
  3. Develop practical strategies for measuring the quality and impact of medical-legal partnership on patients and health care institutions.

 

Target Audience

Health center and hospital CEOs; civil legal aid executive directors; leaders from government agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; staff from professional organizations, including the Association of American Medical Colleges; and allied health, healthcare, legal, and public health practitioners working on the front-lines of service delivery.

 

Faculty Disclosure

Coming Soon.