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.
Complete Your CME Survey and Claim Form by November 15
The CME documentation fee is $150. CME certificates will be mailed in early January 2019.
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
Click here for the CME Claim Form to receive continuing medical education credit. Once you have completed the CME Claim Form, send an email to Judy DeAcetis at email@example.com to request a CME certificate. You will not receive a CME certificate unless you contact firstname.lastname@example.org upon completion of the CME Claim form.
Very important - For those who registered for ABIM MOC credit, the CME Survey and Claim Form must be completed by November 15. ABIM MOC credit will not be issued for CME Survey and Claim Forms received after November 15.
CME certificates will be sent by postal mail in early January.
ABIM MOC Credit
Very important - Your CME Survey and Claim Form must be completed by November 15 in order to receive ABIM MOC credit.
ABIM MOC credit will not be issued for CME Surveys and Claim Forms received after November 15.
If you wish to receive ABIM MOC credit, please register for CME credit for $150. We cannot issue ABIM MOC credit unless the registration includes payment for CME credit. Attendees seeking ABIM MOC credit must also provide their ABIM MOC ID number and date of birth during the registration process.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 30.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Your participation information (including evaluation responses), as well as your ABIM member ID and date of birth, will be shared with the American Board of Internal Medicine via the Accreditation Council for CME PARS system for the purpose of reporting MOC completion.
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 Thursday, November 1 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 2019.
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.