Continuing Education Credit
Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation
ASTMH is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASTMH designates this live activity for a maximum of 30.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Please note that you can no longer submit a claim for American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC credit for the ASTMH 68th Annual Meeting.
Contact [email protected] if you seek to claim CME credit for the 2019 Annual Meeting.
Very important - To receive CME credit:
1) You must have paid the $150 CME fee with registration
2) You must complete both the CME Survey and the CME Claim Form
3) CME certificates will not be sent unless the $150 CME fee was paid with registration
CME certificates will be sent by postal mail in early January.
Physician Assistant Continuing Education Credit
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 30.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing this program. Register for CME credit ($150) at the ASTMH registration desk and submit an evaluation following the conference at astmh.org/annual-meeting.
Veterinarian Continuing Education Credit
To better serve the continuing education needs of the full range of disciplines participating in the Annual Meeting, ASTMH offers accredited CE sessions for veterinarians. The Society’s application is reviewed by the determining body, the American Association of Veterinary State Boards RACE Committee. Anticipating approval, ASTMH is typically notified just prior to the start of the Annual Meeting. Visit the onsite registration desk for a veterinarian continuing education evaluation form. This form will indicate the specific sessions that qualify for veterinary CE credits. Pay the $150 documentation fee at the registration desk. Complete and return the evaluation form to the registration desk by Sunday, November 24 at 10:30 a.m. or send the form to the
ASTMH office following the meeting. A continuing education certificate will be sent by postal mail in January 2020.
Full Disclosure Policy Affecting CME Activities
Consistent with ASTMH policy, faculty are required to disclose any economic or other personal interests that create, or may be perceived as creating, a conflict of interest related to the material discussed. ASTMH has policies in place to resolve all conflicts of interest. Faculty are required to disclose at the beginning of their presentation(s) any relevant financial relationships, as well as any product or drug mentioned during the
presentation that is not labeled for the use under discussion or is still investigational. This policy is intended to allow attendees to form their own judgments about such material.