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 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

European Accreditation
Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 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.

Risk Management

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 1.5 credits of Risk Management Study. Please check with your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming risk management credit(s).

ACGME Competencies
This course is designed to meet one or more of the following  Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education competencies: patient-care and procedural skills, medical knowledge and practice-based learning and improvement.

IOM Competencies
This course is designed to meet one or more of the following  Institute of Medicine competencies: provide patient-centered care, employ evidence-based practice, apply quality improvements and utilize informatics.

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.