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About CME

Overview

This Point-Of-Care product on Access Medicine allows physicians to research a topic and receive credit for that research. Editorial board, author and planner disclosures can be found here, and a general overview of the CME program can be found in video form here.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for family physicians.

Learning Objective

To answer clinical questions with current and relevant data to improve patient care.

Accreditation and Designation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association (IPMA) and McGraw-Hill Companies. The IPMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association designates that physicians should only claim - for this internet point of care activity - credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Each structured internet point of care search is designated for .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Commercial Support

None.

Faculty and Planners Disclosure Statement

As a provider dedicated to independent education and accredited by the ACCME, IPMA must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. It is the policy of IPMA to require disclosure of the existence of any significant financial interest or other relationship a faculty member, planner, or a sponsor has with either the commercial supporter of this activity or the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation:

Method of Participation to Earn CME/CE Credit

There are no fees or pre-requisites for participating in and receiving credit for this online educational activity.  In order to obtain credit for participating in this activity, participants must: Read the educational objective and disclosure statements

  1. Complete a topic search
  1. Complete the evaluation form which includes identifying the sources used to arrive at your clinical topic answer, description of how you applied what was learned to your practice and whether it resulted in a change in knowledge, competence or performance

Credit will be issued only upon completed activity evaluation.  After submitting these forms, you will be able to print out your credit certificate.

Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in the enduring educational activity are those of the authors. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Further, attendees/participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program.

Privacy Policy

At IPMA, we care about providing you with tools and information to manage and protect your online privacy. IPMA retains records solely for keeping records in accordance with ACCME policies. We will not share your information with any other organizations. We will keep you informed of our CME activities.

Please e-mail cmehelp@ipmameded.org if you do not want to receive any communications from us.

Copyright

© Copyright 2015 by McGraw-Hill Companies. This also contains material copyrighted by third parties.

Contact Information

IPMA

PO Box 5474

Madison, WI 53705

608.231.9045 fax

877.292.4489 phone

cmehelp@ipmameded.org