CNE Credit Designation Statement

Boston University LogoContinuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity has been provided by Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine and jointly provided by Practicing Clinicians Exchange.

Contact hours: 1.00, which are eligible for 1.00 pharmacology credits.
Course director: Jason Worcester, MD, Boston University School of Medicine
CNE course advisor: Claire Murphy, MSN, NP-C, Boston University School of Medicine

CE Alliance

AAPA Credit Designation Statement

Joint AccreditationIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Continuing Education Alliance and Boston University. Continuing Education Alliance 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 AccreditationContinuing Education Alliance has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until August 30, 2020. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

PA Planner: Lawrence Herman, PA-C, MPA, University of Texas Medical Branch — Galveston

This activity was developed from a series of programs cosupported by educational grants from AbbVie Inc.; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Genentech; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals; Shire; and Teva.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

The opinions or views expressed in this continuing education activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Boston University School of Medicine, Continuing Education Alliance, Practicing Clinicians Exchange, or any educational supporter.

THIS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE. NO PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP IS BEING ESTABLISHED.

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities to disclose all relevant relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve any apparent conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any discussion of unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Dr Jacoby: advisory board: Regeneron.

Dr Knudtson has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The Planning Committee for this activity included Claire Murphy, MSN, NP-C, Carmela A. Townsend, DNP, MS/MBA, RN, Jason Worcester, MD, Jody Walker, MS, and Julie L. White, MS, of Boston University School of Medicine; Lawrence Herman, MPA, PA-C of the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas; and Ruth Cohen, Devera Pine, and Craig Borders of Practicing Clinicians Exchange. None of the aforementioned members of the Planning Committee have any relevant relationships to disclose.

Participants wishing to earn CE/CME credit must:

  1. Review the eCourse in its entirety
  2. Relate the content material to the learning objectives
  3. Complete the post-test and evaluation form

Successful completion of the post-test is required to earn CE/CME credit. Successful completion is defined as a cumulative score of at least 70%.

The estimated time to complete this activity is 1.00 hour.

Release date: August 31, 2019
Expiration date: August 30, 2020

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For Practicing Clinicians Exchange general information, please contact pce@practicingclinicians.com. For CME questions, please contact cme@bu.edu. The BUSM CME course code for this program is A.PCE19ser1.