Annual Meeting 2014 Continuing Education Credits

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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

To claim your Certificate for participation in the 2014 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer, an electronic evaluation must be completed. You may complete your evaluation and claim your credit at one of the Credit Evaluation Stations located on-site at the meeting. You may also access the evaluation on this website at the close of the meeting. Your certificate will be sent via email approximately eight weeks following the meeting.

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

SGO designates this educational activity for a maximum of 30.5 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)

aapa_Cat1_CME_logo_RESIZEThis program has been reviewed and is approved for 46.5 hours (maximum earnable of 32.5) 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)

This activity has been submitted to the Oncology Nursing Society for approval to award contact hours. ONS is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.