Continuing Education Credits & Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Points
Continuing education credits and MOC points are available to those who attend the Annual Assembly. In order to receive your credits and MOC points, you will need to complete an evaluation after the Assembly has concluded.
The evaluation is designed to further enhance your learning through reflection. You will be asked about key take-aways from each session that you can use in your practice. You are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to reinforce your learning.
Attendees of the Annual Assembly have until May 4, 2020 to claim CE credits. Please ensure you complete the overall evaluation, along with session evaluations to print or save your certificate.
Continuing Medical Education Credits
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 The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AAHPM designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Preconference events: Up to 7.5 credit hours
- Annual Assembly: Up to 20.75 credit hours
American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine
This live activity has been ABPLM pre-approved for a total of 24.75 Management credit hours and 20.5 Clinical credit hours* toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (CMD). The posters have been ABPLM pre-approved for a total of 2.0 Management credit hours and 2.0 Clinical credit hours.
American Academy of Family Physicians
This Live activity, 2020 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care, with a beginning date of 3/18/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 28.25 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.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Points
American Board of Internal Medicine
"Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 28.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit."
American Board of Pediatrics
"Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 28.25 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit."
Other Certification Boards
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory , 2020 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care, has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards:
MOC Part II CME Activity
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Neurology
Deadline for Physicians Claiming MOC Points
Physicians have until May 4, 2020 to claim MOC points. Please ensure you enter the correct board certification ID number and birth information during the evaluation process.
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 28.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society and AAFP prescribed credit.
The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation under provider number P0284. Successful completion of NCPD conference offerings, which include (1) attestation to attendance and (2) participation in the evaluation component, enables the RN participant to earn up to 28.25 NCPD hour award (60 minutes per NCPD award hour).
- Preconference events: Up to 7.5 NCPD hour award (to include self-study)
- Annual Assembly: Up to 20.75 NCPD hour award
NCPD (CE) certificates will delineate pharmacology hours earned in addition to NCPD (CE) hours awarded for the conference courses attended.
The 2020 Annual Assembly offers Category 1 Designated Pharmacotherapeutic Credit Hours specific to national ANCC and AANP recertification of the NP/CNS, which includes current clinical application of pharmacology across the life-span including, drug-specific information, safe prescribing practices and information, safe medication administration, prescribing methodologies, new regulations, and/or similar content.
The sessions in the link below have been selected and approved for ACPE credit for pharmacists. Pharmacist attendees may use this form to track the sessions they attend within the SIUE system. Select no more than one session per time slot. Pharmacists must also submit their NABP e-Profile ID number and four-digit date of birth code (MMDD) with their other identifying information when completing the online activity evaluations in order to have their CE credit processed.
This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #88650911-3207) for 25.5 continuing education contact hours.
Poster CE Credits
In order to earn 2.0 CME credits or 2.0 contact hour credits/award for poster review and presenter engagement, you must attend one or both of the faculty-attended poster sessions indicated below:
- Faculty-attended Poster Session 1: view four posters on Wednesday, March 18 - 13 from 6:30-7:30pm
- Faculty-attended Poster Session 2: view four posters on Thursday, March 19 - 14 from 5:30-6:30pm
No CE is offered for viewing digital posters presented by scholars.
Certificate of Attendance will be available.
AAHPM and HPNA endorse the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the American Nurses Credentialing Center standards for disclosure and commercial support and endeavor to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor for all accredited products and programs. All who are in a position to control or influence the content of an educational activity must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
*Disclosure documents were reviewed for potential conflicts of interest and, if identified, they were resolved prior to confirmation of participation. Only those who had no conflict of interest or who agreed to an identified resolution process prior to their participation were involved in this activity.
*A commercial interest is defined as any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. (Exclusions at the time of this writing included: 501(c) not-for-profit organizations, government organizations, liability and health insurance providers, non-healthcare related companies, group medical practices, for-profit hospitals, for-profit rehabilitation centers, for-profit nursing homes, blood banks, and diagnostic laboratories.)