Continuing Education

Psychologists

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is a co-spon-
sor of this program. The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The University of Massachusetts Medical School maintains responsibility for the program and its content. This program is being offered for up to 33.5 continuing education credits (CE) for psychologists.

CME Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and
policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the Joint Spon- sorship of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society. The University of Massachusetts Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Physicians

The University of Massachusetts Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of
34.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

This offering meets the requirements for a maximum of 41.70 contact hours, as specified by the
Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244-CMR 5.00).

Social Workers

Application has been made to the NASW for approval as a continuing education activity. To ob- tain verification of approval, call the sponsor at (508) 856-1671.

Licensed Mental Health Counselors

Application has been made to the MMCEP for approval as a continuing education activity. To ob- tain verification of approval, call the sponsor at (508) 856-1671.

Educators

The Office of Continuing Education, University of Massachusetts Medical School, is an approved sponsor of professional development for educators. This offering carries a maximum of 34.75
Professional Development Points (PDP’s).

Others

Other professionals will be eligible for 34.75 continuing education hours from the University of
Massachusetts Medical School.

Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, in- dependence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are dis- cussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.
In accordance with the Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Educa- tion (ACCME) and the guidelines of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), it is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to disclose whatever interest or
affiliation a speaker might have with any commercial organization whose products or services are related to the subject matter being presented. Such disclosure will be made available on the day of the program.