Continuing Medical Education (CME)
AAHPM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
AAHPM designates each enduring material for up to 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CME credits expire on December 31, 2017. CME for the HPM FAST Hospice Regulatory module will expire on August 17, 2018.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points are available. Earn 8 Medical Knowledge self-assessment points per module toward your MOC Part II requirements. MOC points expire on December 31, 2017. MOC Part II points toward the HPM FAST Hospice Regulatory module will expire on October 31, 2018.
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties ("ABMS") and Association of American Medical Colleges' ("AAMC") joint initiative to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification ("MOC") Activities, HPM FAST Hospice Regulatory, Pediatrics, Prognostication, and Psychiatry & Cognition have met the MOC requirements as a Part II CME activity by the following ABMS Member Boards:
American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Radiology
AAHPM endorses the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) 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.
All editors, authors, reviewers, and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships, with the following exceptions:
- Pediatrics module: Julie Hauer’s husband is an employee at Shire.
- Prognostication module: Paul Glare is in the speakers’ bureau and receives an honorarium from Cephalon. He also serves on the advisory board and receives an honorarium from both Archimedes Pharmaceuticals and Amgen.
*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 nonprofit organizations, government organizations, liability and health insurance providers, non-healthcare-related companies, group medical practices, and for-profit healthcare providers, blood banks and diagnostic laboratories.)