Annual Meeting 2015 Continuing Education Credits

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2015 Annual Meeting Archive > Continuing Education Credits

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) to physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Elements of the ACCME. SGO does not offer CME for any of the Industry Supported Symposia and does not constitute endorsement by The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of the information, products or services contained therein.

CME Compliance

ACCME accreditation is the mark of quality CME activities that are planned, implemented and evaluated in accordance with ACCME policies. SGO has earned full four-year accreditation from the ACCME. Acquiring this status ensures that SGO’s educational activities and products are free of commercial bias and based on valid content. Activities that are designated with CME credit assure the medical community and the public that such activities provide physicians with information that can assist them in maintaining or improving their practice of medicine. An important element of ACCME compliance is disclosing and resolving any potential conflicts of interest between a presenter and a corporate entity. SGO Council/Board-approved policies state that all individuals participating in a CME activity must disclose any financial relationships that may pose a conflict of interest. All conflicts will be resolved through a mechanism included in SGO’s Conflict of Interest Resolution Policy. Protecting and maintaining SGO’s accreditation status is vital for the continued success of SGO’s educational offerings. Activities and products with CME attached equate to a fair and balanced educational experience.

Claiming CME Credit

You may complete your evaluation and claim your continuing medical education certificate or certificate of participation at one of the Credit Evaluation Stations located on-site at the meeting, through the SGO2015 app, and may also access the evaluation here at any point during the meeting. When you complete the evaluation, you will have an option to download and print your certificate from the same page.

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

SGO designates this educational activity for a maximum of 34.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation at the Annual Meeting.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

This program has been reviewed and is approved for 46.5 hours (maximum earnable of 34.75) of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Physician assistants should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.

This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.

Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)

The Oncology Nursing Society designates this activity for a maximum of 32.88 contact hours.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Oncology Nursing Society,
an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.
CNE ID: A-0734