The University of California San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA: The University of California San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Please note the maximum number of credits available for participation in the following session(s):
General Session ONLY (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday): A maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ available.
General Session (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) PLUS optional Mini Symposium (Tuesday): A maximum of 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ available.
AAPA: 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.
Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Cultural & Linguistic Competency and Implicit Bias: Continuing medical education (CME) providers are required by state Assembly Bills 1195 and 241, and the standards created by the California Medical Association (CMA), to include components that address cultural and linguistic competency and implicit bias in CME activities. The planners and presenters of this activity have been asked to provide meaningful consideration of these standards in the selection and presentation of content. Additional information and resources are available on the UC San Diego CME website.
Independence & Integrity in Accredited Education: It
is the policy of University of California San Diego Continuing Medical
Education to ensure that the content of accredited continuing education and
related materials is accurate, balanced, objective, and scientifically
justified. Education must be free of the influence or control of ineligible
companies, and protect learners from promotion, marketing, and commercial
persons in a position to control the content of accredited education must
disclose all financial relationships held with ineligible companies, prior to
assuming a role in the activity. Those relationships deemed relevant to the
education, are mitigated prior to the activity through one of the following
strategies: 1) divesting the
financial relationship, 2) altering the individual’s control over content,
and/or 3) validating the content through independent peer review. Persons who
refuse or fail to disclose are disqualified from participating in the activity.
Activities are evaluated by participants and peer
reviewers to determine if the content was free of bias and met acceptable
scientific standards. This information is considered in future activity
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