Accreditation Information

How to Claim CME, MOC, or Receive Certificate of Participation

CEU 2021 is eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, ABIM MOC points, AAPA Category 1 CME Credits and Nursing Contact Hours (including 9 pharmacotherapeutic contact hours).

Follow the steps below to claim credits and your certificate of participation. Evaluations must be completed by December 31, 2021 to receive credit.

  • STEP 1: Visit education.endocrine.org.
  • STEP 2: Log in (upper right corner of page).
  • STEP 3: Click My Courses and select the corresponding evaluation.

Please note that only reported attendees will be given access to the evaluation. Those wishing to claim AAPA must ensure their Center for Learning credit preferences include this credit type. Contact info@endocrine.org before completing the evaluation.

Accreditation

The Endocrine Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Endocrine Society has achieved Accreditation with Commendation.

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AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDITS™

The Endocrine Society designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. While offering CME credits noted above, this program is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in the field.

Please note that while other accrediting bodies accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, we can only award and report this credit for MDs/DOs. For those outside of this accreditation, please complete the participation evaluation and use that certificate as proof of attendance to submit to your accrediting body.

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Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 27 points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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AAPA CATEGORY 1 CME CREDITS

This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 27 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 9/10/2021 to 9/12/2021. AAPA reference number: CME-203362

Those wishing to claim AAPA must ensure their Center for Learning credit preferences include this credit type. Please contact info@endocrine.org before completing the evaluation.

NURSING CONTACT HOURS

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Participants may be awarded up to 27 (including 9 pharmacotherapeutic contact hours) nursing contact hours for participation in this activity. Contact hours will be awarded commensurate with participation and the completion of an evaluation.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for endocrinologists, endocrine fellows, primary care and internal medicine physicians, and health care professionals who treat and care for patients with endocrine disorders, as well as others seeking an update in recent developments in the treatment of endocrine disorders.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate updated knowledge of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, dyslipidemia, as well as adrenal, metabolic, bone, pituitary, thyroid, and reproductive endocrine disorders.
  • Practice updated clinical skills for more effective diagnosis, management, and treatment of endocrine disorders and related sequelae.
  • Apply updated knowledge and clinical skills in improving patient care.

Statement of Independence

As a provider of CME accredited by the ACCME, the Endocrine Society has a policy of ensuring that the content and quality of this educational activity are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. The scientific content of this activity was developed under the supervision of the Endocrine Society's CEU Steering Committee. There are no commercial supporters of this activity, and no commercial entities have had influence over the planning of this CME activity.

Disclosure Policy

The faculty, committee members, and staff who are in position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose to the Endocrine Society and to learners any relevant financial relationship(s) of the individual or spouse/partner that have occurred within the last 12 months with any commercial interest(s) whose products or services are related to the CME content. Financial relationships are defined by remuneration in any amount from the commercial interest(s) in the form of grants; research support; consulting fees; salary; ownership interest (eg, stocks, stock options, or ownership interest excluding diversified mutual funds); honoraria or other payments for participation in speakers' bureaus, advisory boards, or boards of directors; or other financial benefits. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent CME planners with relevant financial relationships from planning or delivery of content, but rather to provide learners with information that allows them to make their own judgments of whether these financial relationships may have influenced the educational activity with regard to exposition or conclusion.

The Endocrine Society has reviewed these relationships to determine which are relevant to the content of this activity and resolved any identified conflicts of interest for these individuals.

The CEU planning committee reported no relevant financial relationships:

Anne Knape MSN, APRN-NP; Bradley D. Anawalt, MD; Serena Cardillo, MD; Marc-Andre Cornier, MD; William Troy Donahoo, MD; Cecilia C. Low Wang, MD; Elizabeth N. Pearce, MD, MSc; Micol S. Rothman, MD; Whitney Woodmansee, MD

Endocrine Society staff associated with the development of content for this activity reported no relevant financial relationship.

The Endocrine Society staff have reviewed all disclosures and resolved or managed all relevant identified conflicts of interest, as applicable.

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