Continuing Education credits for the National Rx and Heroin Summit are jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) and Operation UNITE.
Information on this page is current through April 27, 2016.
Claiming Your Continuing Education Credits
The online evaluation process is now available. To complete your electronic evaluation and print your own statements of completion visit cmeuniversity.com. This process MUST BE COMPLETED BY MAY 31, 2016.
UPDATE: NAADAC certificates for sessions qualifying for this credit will be available to claim online starting Thursday, April 28, 2016.
For details about session descriptions and learning objects please refer to the following:
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View Heroin Track | View Law Enforcement Track | View PDMP Track | View Pharmacy Track |
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National Rx Drug Abuse Summit Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, pharmacists, dentists, advanced practice registered nurses, registered nurses, social workers, addiction professionals, prevention professionals, health education specialists, certified counselors, lawyers, law enforcement officials and psychologists.
Continuing Medical Education
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 Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Operation UNITE. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Postgraduate Institute of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Academy of Family Physicians
This Live activity, National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, with a beginning date of 03/28/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 10.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Education
This educational activity for 12.6 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.
Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses to be determined.
After completing this activity, the participant should be able to: Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families.
Nursing Accreditation Statement
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Psychology Sponsors Approval
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PIM maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Pharmacy Continuing Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This activity will provide the designated ACPE Contact Hours stated below under UANs listed below.
After completing this activity, the participant should be able to: Provide accurate and appropriate counsel as part of the treatment team.
For Pharmacists: Upon receipt of the completed activity evaluation form, transcript information will be available at www.mycpemonitor.net within 4 weeks.
The Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Council has approved Summit recognition for up to 13 training credit hours for Georgia peace officers that are required to be registered or certified by the Council. Course Title: Operation UNITE-National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit 2016. Completion Date: March 31, 2016. Course Number: NX100G.
NOTE: To claim these credit hours participants MUST sign the attendance sheet in EACH session.
This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint sponsorship efforts between Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Operation UNITE.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of the credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for 7.5 continuing education credits.
Social Worker Credit Designation
NASW-GA has approved the program for 13 core continuing education clock hours for social worker licensing purposes.
National Board for Certified Counselors
National Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit has been approved by NBCC for NBCC Credit. Sessions approved for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC Approval No. SP-2676.
Sponsored by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 13 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 13.
State Bar of Georgia
The Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency has approved the following program: National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, Course ID 209517, March 28-31, 2016, for 14 Regular CLE Hours
NOTE: To claim these CLE hours participants MUST sign the attendance sheet in EACH session.
CME Planning Committee
The Rx Summit CME Planning Committee is comprised of National Advisory Board members Daniel Blaney-Koen, Kelly J. Clark, John J. Dreyzehner, Robert DuPont, Karen L. Kelly, Geoffrey Laredo and Carla S. Saunders.
For Educational Objectives, please click on the individual sessions for details.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.
For complete disclosures, please see individual session slides that will be presented or click here to download a 5-page list of disclosures .
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie. physical, dietary, etc.). Please contact Cheryl Keaton prior to the live event at 606-657-3218 or firstname.lastname@example.org.