Practical Aspects of Palliative Care (PAPC)

Competencies and credits

Competencies

This course is designed to meet the following competencies:

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)/Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement

Institute of Medicine (IOM) competencies:

  • Provide Patient-centered Care
  • Work in Interdisciplinary Teams
  • Employ Evidence-based Practice
  • Apply Quality Improvement

Accreditation

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

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society, or college as accredited group learning activities. 

Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at: www.eaccme.eu.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits

Maximum of 16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Risk Management credits (in Massachusetts)

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 15.00 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes 6.25 credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training and 15.00 credits of End-of-Life Care Studies.

Please check with your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Application for continuing education credits is pending for a maximum of 16.50 contact hours to be awarded upon completion of an evaluation.

Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Work Continuing Education (CE) credits

Application for continuing education credits is pending for Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D 73783.  

Social Workers should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.