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AMIA 2020 Virtual Annual Symposium CME/CE Information

When you enter the virtual meeting environment, go to the “Attendee Service Center.” On the “Welcome” page, click the Continuing Education Credits link to register for CME, CNE or Participant certificate. Your “My Agenda” will populate your certificate.

Please note: You must claim your CE certificate in the Attendee Service Center immediately by the meeting's end on November 18, 2020

Target Audience

The target audience for this knowledge-based live activity includes physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, and other clinicians; health information technology professionals; computer scientists and systems developers; policy-makers; public health professionals; biomedical engineers and bioinformaticians; consultants and vendor representatives; medical librarians; academic researchers and scientists; and other professionals involved in the collection and dissemination of health information.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this live activity, the learner should be better able to:

  • Analyze the latest research and best practices in biomedical and health informatics and its translation to improved individual and population outcomes
  • Identify opportunities and challenges posed for the health information sciences by current national/international policies
  • Exchange ideas with participants on novel methods for capturing and assessing clinical data; exchange research results to improve patient and population care; and consider opportunities for collaboration in biomedical and health informatics
  • Gain insights on how to contribute to leading medical informatics change in one’s professional setting

Accreditation Statement

The American Medical Informatics Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The American Medical Informatics Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Eduction for Nurses

ANCC Accreditation Statement

The Maryland Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurse planners for this activity:
Content: Karen Monsen, PhD, RN, FAMIA, FAAN, University of Minnesota School of Nursing
ANCC Criteria: Juliana Brixey, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Activity Approval Code:A20-10-1114-1118
Approved Contact Hours:249 total / 25.5 participant maximum

Successful Completion for Nurses

Successful completion of this educational activity for Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) is demonstrated by attendance at designated CE session(s) and completion of the evaluation survey. The nurse learner will be able to download the CNE certificate.

Sessions Not Offering CE Credit

All sessions with a letter-number prefix offer CE credit, such as W10 or S16.

The exception to this naming convention is the IPS, or “Informatics Partnership Session,” titles.

Keynotes, Working Group and Business meetings, State of the Association, and WISH do not offer CE credit.

Criteria For Successful Completion for All Learners

  • Completion of this live activity is demonstrated by attendance at certified sessions and completion of the evaluation survey at the activity’s conclusion.
  • Physician and nurse participants will be able to generate a CE certificate through the virtual meeting platform.
  • Other learners will be able to generate a certificate of participation.

Disclosure Policy

As a provider accredited by the ACCME, AMIA requires that everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest for 12 months prior to the educational activity.

The ACCME considers relationships of the person involved in the CE activity to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner.

Faculty and planners who refuse to disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from participating in the CE activity. For an individual with no relevant financial relationship(s), the participants must be informed that no conflicts of interest or financial relationship(s) exist.

AMIA uses a number of methods to resolve potential conflicts of interest, including: SPC review of disclosures using a COI resolution rating scale; limiting content of the presentation to that which has been reviewed by one or more peer reviewers; ensuring that all scientific research referred to conforms to generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis; undertaking review of the educational activity by a content reviewer to evaluate for potential bias, balance in presentation, evidence-based content or other indicators of integrity, and absence of bias; monitoring the educational activity to evaluate for commercial bias in the presentation; and/or reviewing participant feedback to evaluate for commercial bias in the activity.

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