Palliative Care Education and Practice (PCEP)

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
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Professionalism

Institute of Medicine (IOM) competencies:

  • Provide Patient-Centered Care
  • Employ Evidence-Based Practice
  • Apply Quality Improvement

Accreditation

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

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 66.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is calculated based on submission of a preliminary agenda and may be subject to change.

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

Participants can earn up to 66.25AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, consisting of 30.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for participating in the live activity Palliative Care Education and Practice, Part 1 (Pediatric and Adults Tracks) and 36 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for participating in the live activity Palliative Care Education and Practice, Part 2 (Pediatric and Adults Tracks). 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.

Risk Management credits (in Massachusetts)

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 18.50 credits (adult track) and 19.50 credits (pediatric track) of Risk Management Study for Part 1. It also meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 20.00 credits (adult track) and 20 credits (pediatric track) of Risk Management Study for Part 2. This includes:

Part 1
Opioid Education and Pain Management Training: 2.75 credits (Adult); 1.50 credits (Pediatric)
End-of-Life Care Studies: 15.75 credits (Adult); 18 credits (Pediatric)

Part 2
Opioid Education and Pain Management Training: 0.00 credits (Adult); 1.25 credits (Pediatric)
End-of-Life Care Studies: 20 credits (Adult); 18.75 credits (Pediatric)

Please check with your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming risk management, opioid education/pain management, or end-of-life care credits.

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

All CMEs are AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

American Board of Internal Medicine’s Maintenance of Certification

Part 1
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 30.25 MOC the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Part 2
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 36.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.