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Educational Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate
Institute for Medicine and Special Care Services. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by
the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), and the American Nurses Credentialing
Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation
Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1
. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the
Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of ANCC hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 7.5 contact
California Board of Registered Nursing
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13485, for up to 7.5
contact hours.
Interprofessional Continuing Education
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive up to
7.5 hours Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
Continuing Psychologist Education
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American
Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office
maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.
Credit Designation:
This program offers up to 7.5 continuing education credits for psychologists.
Continuing Social Work Education
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is approved to offer social work
continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial
regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for
continuing education credit. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine maintains responsibility for this course.
Professionals completing this course may receive up to 7.5 Clinical continuing education credits.

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