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Integrative Health for Pain Relief: April 3-6 2014


UC Davis Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physician Credit: UC Davis, Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 29 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ acceptable for interprofessional team members

Dietitian: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ meet the requirements of the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Nurse: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™

Physician Assistant: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

Psychologist: This educational activity is recognized by the California Board of Psychology as meeting the continuing education requirements toward license renewal for California psychologists (self reporting required).

Additional Credit Designation

MFT and LCSW: UC Davis Health System Office of Continuing Medical Education, Provider No. PCE 2354. This course meets the qualifications for 29 hours of continuing education credit for marriage and family therapists and/or licensed clinical social workers as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Participants must attend the entire course, write license number on the roster, and complete the course evaluation to earn credit.

Acupuncturist: NCCAOM PDA Points are pending through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

General Session: Up to 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Optional Morning Workshops: Up to 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1 each)

Optional Breakfast Roundtable Sessions: Up to 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (.75 each)

Optional Lunch Demonstration with the Chef: Up to 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1 each)

Optional Afternoon Workshops: Up to 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.5 each)

Pain Management

California Business and Professions Code (Section 2190.5) requires physicians and surgeons to complete 12 hours of mandatory continuing education on pain management and the treatment of terminally ill and dying patients. Physicians licensed prior to January 2002 were to have completed this requirement by December 31, 2006. Physicians and surgeons licensed on or after January 1, 2002 must complete this requirement within 4 years of their initial license or by their second renewal date, whichever occurs first.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency Requirement

All continuing medical education (CME) courses with patient care components are required by California State statute to include curriculum on cultural and linguistic competency in the practice of medicine (California Business and Professions Code, Section 2190.1). Those who have developed this UC Davis CME activity have been encouraged to address cultural and linguistic differences for a diverse patient population related to this topic. A variety of resources are available that address these competencies.

Additional resources and information can be found on our website.

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