Accreditation

Accreditation and Designation Statement- Medicine

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this web-based enduring material, and the individual courses for up to 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  designated on a course by course basis. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation and Designation Statement- Nursing

The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education awards 20 contact hours for nurses who participate in the courses listed in this web-based educational enduring material activity and complete the post activity evaluation.

Certification of Participation

The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education, as accredited provider(s),  awards 20 hours of participation (consistent with the  designated number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM or ANCC contact hours) to participants who successfully complete individual courses in this web-based enduring material activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.

MOC Part II (ABMS) is awarded up to the specified number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM for Self-Assessment Credit (transcript awards both MOC and AMA) per learning activity within. 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. The content of these modules has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME activity by the following ABMS Member Board:

MOC Part II CME Activity

*         American Board of Pediatrics

Disclosures

The University of Virginia School of Medicine, as an ACCME accredited provider, and The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education as an ANCC accredited provider, endorses and strives to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards of Commercial Support and with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Content Integrity Standards, Commonwealth of Virginia statutes, University of Virginia policies and procedures, and associated federal and private regulations and guidelines on the need for disclosure and monitoring of proprietary and financial interests that may affect the scientific integrity and balance of content delivered in continuing education activities under our auspices.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing require that all Continuing Education (CE) activities accredited through this institution be developed independently and be scientifically rigorous, balanced and objective in the presentation/discussion of its content, theories and practices.

All faculty authors participating in an accredited CE activity are expected to disclose relevant financial relationships with commercial entities occurring within the past 12 months (such as grants or research support, employee, consultant, stock holder, member of speakers bureau, etc.). The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing will employ appropriate mechanisms to resolve potential conflicts of interest to maintain the standards of fair and balanced education to the participant. Questions about specific strategies can be directed to the Office of Continuing Medical Education, University of Virginia School of Medicine or the University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education, Charlottesville, Virginia.

The individuals involved in the planning and development of content of these modules have identified no financial affiliations associated with this content.