CME/CE

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UAMS College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSES
Center for Distance Health, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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PHARMACISTS
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This activity is eligible for ACPE credit; see CPE activity announcement here for specific details.

RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS
The Arkansas State Medical Board, Respiratory Care Examining Committee has approved this continuing education program for 7.25 hours of continuing education credit for respiratory therapists.  Program #ASMB RT10222014.

CERTIFIED HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALISTS (CHES)
Sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, a designated a provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 7.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours.

SOCIAL WORKERS
The Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board accepts “cross disciplinary offerings from medicine, law, administration, education and the behavioral sciences if they are clearly related to the enhancement of social work practices, values, skills and knowledge.”  It is the licensee’s responsibility, using professional judgment, to determine which educational activities are applicable and appropriate to his/her professional development as a social worker. We will have signed Social Work CE certificates available at check-out.