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Continuing Education credits are available to registrants of the Professional Track only.

PHYSICIANS
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Academic Affairs Office of Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UAMS College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSES
Participation in this educational activity provides up to 5.75 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.
Center for Distance Health, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

PHARMACISTS

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The UAMS Academic Affairs Office of Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of Continuing Pharmacy Education.
These activities will provide pharmacists up to 5.75 contact hours or .575 CEU.
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CERTIFIED HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALISTS (CHES)
Sponsored by the UAMS Academic Affairs Office of Continuing Education, a designated a provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.  This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive up to 6.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours. 
PROVIDER NUMBER: 1116258
PROGRAM ID: 27496

LONG-TERM CARE
The Office of Long-Term Care has approved this activity for 5.5 OLTC CEs. 
Approval ID# AR 6635-UAMS16-5.5

SOCIAL WORKERS
The Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board accepts “cross disciplinary offerings from medicine, law, administration, education and the behavioral sciences if they are clearly related to the enhancement of social work practices, values, skills and knowledge.”  It is the licensee’s responsibility, using professional judgment, to determine which educational activities are applicable and appropriate to his/her professional development as a social worker.
We will have signed Social Work CE certificates available at check-out.

LEGAL
The Arkansas Continuing Legal Education Board has approved this activity for 5.75 General Continuing Legal Education credits.

OTHER PROFESSIONALS
Many allied health care and the nursing licensing boards will often accept attendance at a CME activity approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ if the topics are within the healthcare professionals’ scopes of practice. There is no guarantee that attendance at this activity will be accepted by your licensing board to fulfill your CE requirements. You are responsible for sending the documentation of attendance to your licensing board.