Practical Aspects of Palliative Care (PAPC)
Competencies and credits
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
- Interpersonal and Communication Skills
- Professionalism to ABMS
Institute of Medicine (IOM) competencies:
- Provide Patient-centered Care
- Work in Interdisciplinary Teams
- Employ Evidence-based Practice
- Apply Quality Improvement
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 12.75 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 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Risk Management credits (in Massachusetts)
Risk Management: General: 12.75
Risk Management: End-of-Life Care Studies: 12.75
Risk Management: Opioid Education and Training: 2.50
Risk Management: Medical Marijuana: 1.25
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.
Social Work Continuing Education credits
This program has been approved for 12.5 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR 31.00. NASW-MA Chapter CE Approving Program, Authorization Number D92077.
Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits
Harvard Medical School is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is approved for 12.75 contact hours, of which 5.0 is eligible for pharmacology credit.
This activity was reviewed by Kimberly Whalen RN, MS, CCRN, HMS Lead Nurse Planner, who has no relationships to disclose.
Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.