Continuing Education Credit
Accreditation Statement: The University of Massachusetts Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UMMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program includes presentations that meet the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 5 credits in risk management study and 1 credit in pain management.
Nurses: This program meets the requirements for 12 contact hours for nurses as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in nursing (244-CMR 5.04). Each nurse should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
AAFP: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Others: Other professionals will be eligible for 10 continuing education hours from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Policy on Faculty Disclosure: It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, independence, 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 discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.