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Physicians
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UAMS College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 25.5 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 (ANCC) Commission of Accreditation.


CERTIFIED HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALISTS (CHES)

Sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of 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 Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive up to 25.5 total entry-level Category I continuing education contact hours.


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.


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PHARMACISTS

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of Continuing Pharmacy Education.

These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) through the co-sponsorship of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine.

These activities will provide pharmacists up to 25.5 contact hours or 2.55 CEUs.For pharmacists to receive credit, the pharmacy participant must complete & submit attendance forms and complete all online program evaluations & assessments. Credit will be uploaded to CPE monitor within 60 business days of completion of program. You may check the status of your CPE credit anytime by logging on to your CPE Monitor account at www.mycpemonitor.net.


Other Professionals

Many allied health care will accept attendance at an activity approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ if the topics are within the healthcare professionals scope 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.