ACCREDITATION

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

European Accreditation

Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at www.eaccme.eu.

Canadian Accreditation

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

AAFP

This live activity, HIV Update: Contemporary Issues in Management, with a beginning date of 06/01/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 18.5 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Risk Management

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 4.50 credits of Risk Management Study.  Please check with your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming Risk Management Credits.

ABMS/ACGME Competencies

The course is designed to meet the following American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)/Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies:

  • Patient care and procedural skills
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based learning and improvement

IOM Competencies

The course is designed to meet the following Institute of Medicine (IOM) competencies:

  • Provide patient-centered care
  • Employ evidence-based practice
  • Work in interdisciplinary teams

Nursing Credit

The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care will provide up to 18.83 units of CNE upon completion of this event. The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure Policy

Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards and Policies. It is HMS’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g., planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.