The NRCME Training Institute is accredited by the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PIM) and this training program provides up to 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 10 ANCC contact hours. PIM has been providing trusted independent continuing education for healthcare professionals for over 35 years and is a recognized leader for jointly provided CME/CE activities. The purpose of the PIM continuing healthcare education program is to deliver effective CME/CE activities that are designed to contribute to the professional development of physicians and other healthcare professionals, support the development and function of collaborative interprofessional teams, and positively impact the delivery of healthcare. We fulfill this mission by forming successful alliances and working in collaboration to deliver impactful educational experiences that are designed to improve patient care practices.
In support of improving patient care, PIM 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. PIM is one of a very select group of jointly accredited providers that has been awarded the highest level of a 6-year term, placing PIM among the top echelon of CME/CE providers that have demonstrated the highest levels of educational acumen in providing healthcare professionals with relevant, effective, practice-based continuing education that supports US health care quality improvement.
PIM is also accredited by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), the American Psychological Association (APA) as a sponsor of CE for psychologists and the American Dental Association (ADA) as a Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) recognized provider. PIM is authorized to award pre-approved Qualified Education credit by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences’ Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program.
To verify that your medical title can claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or ANCC contact hours, please contact your state licensing board.
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) and The NRCME Training Institute. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the American 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.
Physician Continuing Medical Education:
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Education:
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 10 contact hours.
Method of Participation and Instructions for Credit:
During the period 10/21/2016, through 11/1/2022, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and disclosures; 2) study the educational activity; and 3) complete the post-test with a score of 71% or better to complete the PIM activity evaluation (the link will be in the last module located after the Final Test). Once you complete the PIM evaluation, your participation credit certificate will be made instantly available. Click on View Certificate and print the certificate for your records. If you have any questions regarding the CME certification for this activity, please contact Postgraduate Institute for Medicine at firstname.lastname@example.org or (303) 799-1930.
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Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:
Steven St. Clair, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Board Certified, Occupational Medicine, NRCME Training Institute Chief Medical Consultant, Scottsdale, AZ.
Dr. St. Clair has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Oregon K Hunter, MD, FAAPMR, Board Certified, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist, Ocala FL
Dr. Hunter has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.
The NRCME Training Institute, LLC have nothing to disclose.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use:
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
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