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CME

Earn up to 15.25 CE Credits for MD/DOs and other Healthcare Professionals*

Continuing medical education consists of educational activities which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public, or the profession.

The content of CME is that body of knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted by the profession as within the basic medical sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine, and the provision of health care to the public.

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Accreditation (ACTIVITY # LA1583-0324)

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Joint Providership Statement:

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 Rush University Medical Center and The Plantrician Project.  Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statements

For Medicine:
Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

For Nursing:
Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based live activity for a maximum of 15.25 nursing contact hour(s).

For Pharmacy:
Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based live activity for a maximum of 15.25 credits contact hour(s) for pharmacists.

For Psychologists:
Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for 15.25 CE credits in psychology.

For Dieticians:
This live activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 15.25 CPEUs

For Social Work:
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Rush University Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education buy the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved continuing education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 15.25 general continuing education credits.

For Physical/Occupational Therapy:

Rush University Medical Center is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000378) and occupational therapy (224.000220) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for 15.25 continuing education credits.

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* What other professions can claim ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™?

Physician Assistant: The American Academy of Physician’s Assistants (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 1 credit for completing this program.  Please check with your medical society/credentialing agency/governing body to confirm CE eligibility.

Certified Nurse Midwife: The American Midwifery Certification Board accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME, as credits towards CEU’s for certification. Please visit https://www.amcbmidwife.org/certificate-maintenance-program/continuing-education-policy for more information.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada:  Mainpro+® (Maintenance of Proficiency) is the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) program designed to support and promote the continuous professional development for family physicians. Mainpro serves three key functions. (1) To provide CPD participation guidelines and standards for Canadian family physicians, (2) To enable family physicians to conveniently track and monitor their CPD participation, (3) To ensure high-quality, ethical CPD programming through a rigorous peer-review accreditation process.

CFPC members and other Mainpro+ users may claim the equivalent number of Mainpro+ certified credits for any AMA PRA Category 1 credits, up to a maximum of 50 credits per five-year cycle. Any additional credits are eligible as non-certified credits. For more information on Mainpro+ or to confirm credit eligibility please visit www.cfpc.ca/MAINPRO or call 1-800-387-6197 +1, ext 560.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada members can claim credit for this CPD activity under guidelines.  To learn how to claim credit for this unaccredited activity, please contact the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada directly or refer to the following web page for information.

http://www.royalcollege.ca/rcsite/cpd/moc-program/cpd-activities-can-record-e

Many other disciplines including but not limited to researchers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, and social workers request credit memos for re-licensure or recertification. Many societies and credentialing bodies accept the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as equivalent CE or CEU as long as the topic is in the applicant’s field or discipline. However, it is advisable that if an individual is unsure whether their attendance can be used towards certification or re-licensure, they should check with their governing body.

Please contact us at info@pbnhc.com or (561) 810-6713 with questions about CME credits.