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 AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and SolutionSight, Inc. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM from organizations accredited by ACCME.
CE credit provided by SolutionSight, Inc.
SolutionSight, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is awarded 1.5 contact hours.
SolutionSight, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Solutionsight Inc. approves this knowledge-based activity for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs).
UAN 0450-9999-16-024-H01-P. Initial Release Date: February 16, 2016.
Activity is jointly provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and SolutionSight, Inc.
Mary Jane Frey has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Susan Cutter discloses the following relevant financial relationships:
Honorarium - Novo Nordisk
Sharon Funk discloses the following relevant financial relationships:
Consultant and Contracted Research - Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals
Amy Shapiro discloses the following relevant financial relationships:
Advisory Board - Baxalta, Biogen IDEC, Noro Nordisk
Consultant - Baxalta, Biogen IDEC, Kedrion Biopharma, Novo Nordisk, ProMetric LifeScience
Contracted Research - Baxalta, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Biogen IDEC, CSL Behring, Daiichi Sankyo, Kedrion Biopharma, Octopharma, OPKO, ProMetic LifeScience, PTC Therapeutics, Selexys
Speakers Bureau - Biogen IDEC
Contributor - UpToDate, Inc.
Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN - Director of Accreditations has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
SolutionSight Inc. Staff and Planners have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
AKH Inc. Staff and Planners no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Baxalta, Inc.
It is the policy of AKH Inc. and SolutionSight, Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The author must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflicts of interest are resolved by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity and may include any of or combination of the following: attestation to non-commercial content; notification of independent and certified CME/CE expectations; referral to National Author Initiative training; restriction of topic area or content; restriction to discussion of science only; amendment of content to eliminate discussion of device or technique; use of other author for discussion of recommendations; independent review against criteria ensuring evidence support recommendation; moderator review; and peer review.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Investigational Product
This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
COURSE VIEWING REQUIREMENTS
This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participant's misunderstanding of the content
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better on the post-test is required. This activity is offered at no cost to participants. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test and evaluation, and have received a digital copy of your credit certificate. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit.
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