10th Annual Scientific Conference — Continuing Education

Psychologists

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is a co-sponsor 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 32.5 continuing education credits (CE) for psychologists. Click here for a detailed schedule and psychology credit breakdown per session.

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 (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Massachusetts Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education (UMMS-OCME) and The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society. The UMMS-OCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation Statement: The University of Massachusetts Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 35.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians

The University of Massachusetts Medical School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 35.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

This offering meets the requirements for a maximum of 42.30 contact hours, as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244-CMR 5.00).

Social Workers

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (approval #886490814) for 37 Continuing Education Contact Hours.

Licensed Mental Health Counselors

Investigating and Integrating Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society given March 28- April 1, 2012 has been certified by MMCEP and is approved as a Continuing Education activity for Licensed Mental Health Counselors, for 35.25 contact hours in Category 1. The Certification Number is 11-0746.

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 33 Professional Development Points (PDP's).

Others

Other professionals will be eligible for 33 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, 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.

In accordance with the Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (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.