The Institute for Medical EducationSM is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Institute for Medical EducationSM takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.
Credit Designation Statement:
The Institute for Medical EducationSM designates this educational activity for a to be determined number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.
In accordance with the ACCME’s revised Standards of Commercial Support, potential conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by the Executive Committee of IME. All conflicts are resolved prior to the beginning of the activity by the IME peer review process. The opinion expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect those of IME.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number 10672 for a to be determined number of contact hour(s).
Cultural and Linguistic Competency:
California Assembly Bill 1195 requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. The planners and speakers of this CME activity have been encouraged to address cultural issues relevant to their topic area. The Institute for Medical Education, Resources for Physicians also contains many useful cultural and linguistic competency tools including culture guides, language access information and pertinent state and federal laws. You are encouraged to visit the portal: http://www.ime-cme.com/forms/Cultural_Linguistic_Competency_Resources.pdf