The material presented at this course is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situations discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty which may be helpful to others who face similar situations.
The AAFP disclaims any and all liability for injury, or other damages, resulting to any individual attending this course and for all claims which may arise out of the use of the techniques demonstrated therein by such individuals, whether these claims shall be asserted by a physician, or any other person.
Every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the data presented at this course. Physicians may care to check specific details, such as drug doses and contraindications, etc., in standard sources prior to clinical application.
This Course has been determined to be a Level 2 classification under the AMA PRA Credit and Classification Guidelines. The AAFP does not certify competence upon completion of the ALSO® Provider Course.
At the completion of this course and upon receipt of the sponsor’s post-course materials, ALSO program staff will create letters of participation for all participants. Wallet cards will be included on the letters for those who successfully complete both the written and hands-on exams (scoring at least 70% on each). These letters will be distributed to participants by the course sponsor.
CME & CNE INFORMATION:
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit amount is pending.
The American Academy of Family Physicians is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. The online portion of the course is approved for 10.81 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, LPN, or LMHT re-licensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Provider Number; LT0278-0312. This is an advanced level course and may not be suitable for all general continuing nursing education.
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the following organizations/physician licensing boards. This acceptance is confirmed each year, though no written agreement exists. Participants should contact these organizations directly to find out how to report credit: American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB), American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM), American Board of Preventative Medicine (ABPM)
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION (MOC)
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) MOC standards now allow participation in ABOG-approved Simulation Courses to meet the annual Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) MOC requirement. This course has been approved to meet ABOG Improvement in Medical Practice requirements for 2016-2018. Please review the 2016 MOC Bulletin at www.abog.org/bulletins/MOC2016.pdf for further information.