CME/CPE/MOC

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IDWeek 2018 CME/CPE/MOC Credit Deadline
CME Accreditation Statement for Physicians
MOC
Credit for Pharmacists
Disclosures
Commercial Support Statement
Resolution of Personal Conflicts of Interest


IDWeek 2018 CME/CPE/MOC Credit Deadline

Statements of credit must be claimed either at the CME Pavilion or online after the meeting. Attendees will be required to complete a short evaluation for every session for which credit is claimed. The deadline to claim credit is Monday, November 26, 2018.  Attendees must attend each selected session in its entirety to receive CME/CPE/MOC credit. Partial credit is not available.


CME Accreditation Statement for Physicians

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

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MOC

IDWeek sessions may also offer MOC through the American Board of Internal Medicine MOC and the American Board of Pediatrics MOC programs.

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Credit for Pharmacists

The continuing education activities for pharmacists have been developed through a joint providership of ProCE, Inc. and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). ProCE, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.The registration fee covers the cost of CE credits. CE Statements will be issued by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) at the conclusion of the conference. Participants must complete an evaluation for each session they attended to receive pharmacy CE credit. 

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Disclosures

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, IDSA must provide balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all sponsored educational activities accredited for CME. The intent of the disclosure(s) is to provide the audience with information on which they can make their own independent judgments pertaining to program content. 

Therefore, IDSA requires all faculty to disclose significant, relevant financial relationships with which they or a spouse/partner have, or have had, within the past 12 months with companies or commercial supporters of any products/services that is related to the research being presented at IDWeek (for example, employee, grants, research support, speaker, sponsors, stockholder, etc.).  In addition to verbal and written disclosures, faculty are required to provide on the first slide of PowerPoint presentations, any significant financial interest(s)/relationship(s) or that there is ‘Nothing to disclose.’ 

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Commercial Support Statement

IDSA follows and supports the ACCME guidelines for commercial support.

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Resolution of Personal Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of IDSA that faculty resolve any conflicts of interest prior to IDWeek.

IDWeek faculty are requested to agree, to the following methods of resolving conflicts of interest(s) prior to the beginning of IDWeek: 

·         If participating in the development of program content, to refrain from developing those components of the meeting that support or promote any financial relationship(s). 

·         To disclose to the audience prior to IDWeek, any additional financial relationship(s). 

·         If invited to review abstracts, to refrain from peer reviewing abstracts containing research to which the respective faculty have contributed. 

·         If trade names of products and/or services are used, to use trade names from several companies, not just trade names from a single company. 

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