Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Contemporary Forums is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



IPCE.jpgThis activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive up to 24 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Preconference: 7 ANCC/8.4 CA BRN contact hours
Main Conference: 17 ANCC/20.4 CA BRN contact hours
Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516.
(CA BRN contact hour = 50 minutes)


ANCC Certified NPs and CNSs
This course provides a maximum of 8.5 pharmacotherapeutic hours toward the required 25 hours needed for ANCC recertification.


NCC Certified Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Contemporary Forums is a continuing education organization recognized by the National Certification Corporation. NCC Maintenance Codes will be assigned before the conference and posted at www.contemporaryforums.com.


Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority
Preconference: 3.5 hours
Main Conference: 5 hours available
Rx indicates pharmacology content. Because states’ requirements vary, contact your Board of Nursing and certifying agency for the specifics of individual Rx requirements.


Physicians
Preconference: 7 credits
Main Conference: 17 credits
Contemporary Forums designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please call Contemporary Forums regarding continuing medical education credit for neonatologists and pediatricians.

Physician Assistants
Preconference: 7 hours
Main Conference: 17 hours
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. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of the listed hours of Category I credit for completing this program.


Pharmacists

Preconference: 7 hours/.7 CEUs
Main Conference: 14.75 hours/1.475 CEUs available

This conference has multiple ACPE Universal Activity Numbers and is a knowledge-based CPE activity.

Contemporary Forums will utilize CPE Monitor for tracking and reporting of all ACPE accredited sessions. Pharmacists will need to create their e-profile at www.MyCPEmonitor.net in order to obtain their NABP e-Profile ID (ePID). To receive CE credit you must provide your ePID and birth date when you complete your online post-conference evaluations.

Case Managers
Application has been made for continuing education credit from the Commission for Case Manager Certification.

Other Professionals
Preconference: 7 hours
Main Conference: 17 hours

You will receive a Certificate of Attendance verifying your attendance at this course. Please comply with the guidelines of the appropriate boards, organizations or agencies in registering your credit.

Joint accreditation is the leading model of interprofessional collaboration that helps improve healthcare through continuing education for the team by the team. Contemporary Forums is one of 43 continuing education organizations to receive Joint Accreditation.