Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion, as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreements.
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Nurses and Social Workers
Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc. is a Florida Board of Nursing, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922. This program meets the requirements for up to 6.5 contact hours.
Certified Surgical Technologists and the Certified Surgical First Assistants (Advanced CE)
CSTs will be required to earn a total of 30 CE credits including 4 defined as advanced and CSFAs will be required to earn 38 CE credits including 8 defined as advanced.
Working collaboratively, AST, ASA, and the NBSTSA have approved the following definition of Advanced CE:
“All Live CE sessions presented by physicians at AST/ASA-approved conferences and workshops, AST state assembly meetings, employer in-services, grand rounds, physician professional meetings and by manufacturers intended for physicians.”
Included in advanced CE that will be accepted and processed for recertification:
- In addition to all of the physician organizations whose CE is defined as advanced (for example, ACS, AAOS, AMA, and many other physician organizations), CE from many colleges, hospitals, and others accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) are also defined as advanced CE.
University of Florida College of Medicine adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding commercial support of continuing medical education. It is policy that the faculty and planning committee disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this education activity, that relevant conflicts of interest are resolved, and that speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drug(s) or device(s) during their presentation. Detailed disclosure will be made in the course syllabus.