Accreditation Information

CME

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

1.00 hour meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine's for risk management study.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Systems-based practice

IOM Competencies

  • Apply quality improvement

IPE Competencies

  • Interprofessional Communication
  • Teams and Teamwork

CNE

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.

Needs Statement

According to 2014 NIS-teen data from the CDC, the US and the state of Massachusetts are not meeting the Healthy People 2020 goals of at least 80% vaccination coverage for adolescents. This program aims to help providers address opportunities for improvement in their own performance and work towards higher vaccination coverage for their patients.

Objectives

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

  • Explain the importance of HPV vaccination & rates
  • Discuss the rationale for vaccinating at ages 11 or 12 (or younger)
  • Provide useful & compelling communication strategies and practical tips to inform parents about HPV

Target Audience

Pediatricians and family medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other allied healthcare professionals.

Faculty Disclosure

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

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

Speaking Faculty

Rebecca Perkins, MD, MsC
CME Course Director/Speaker
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Boston University School of Medicine
Obstetrician/Gynecologist
Department of Women's Health
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

Dr. Perkins has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
Faculty member may discuss unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Planning Committee

CNE Course Advisor 
Elizabeth Kettyle, CNM
Department of Women's Health
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

Lead Nurse Planner
Patti-Ann Collins, DNP, MSN/MBA/ RN
Office of Continuing Medical Education