• The Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham designates this live activity for a maximum of thirty six (36.0) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
  • Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • MOC STATEMENT - Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 36 and 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.
  • RISK MANAGEMENT - This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 12.00 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes 2.00 credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.
  • Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.
  • Application is pending with the American Academy of Family Physicians.
  • The AAFP invites comments on any activity that has been approved for AAFP CME credit. Please forward your comments on the quality of this activity to cmecomment@aafp.org.
  • Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses
    For the purpose of recertification, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board and American Nurses Credentialing Center accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.
  • Physician Assistants AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PHYSICIANS ASSISTANTS AAPA (American Academy of Physician Assistants) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
  • Physician Assistants The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification. We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.