CME and CE Accreditation Information
Continuing Medical Education (CME) - Including new Canadian Section 1 Credit
This live activity (ICED 2013) has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Boston University School of Medicine and the Academy for Eating Disorders. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Canadian physicians now earn Section 1 credit - see below.
Boston University School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This Live activity, International Conference on Eating Disorders 2013, with a beginning date of May 1, 2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 24.00 Elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclaimer: THESE MATERIALS AND ALL OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CME ACTIVITIES ARE INTENDED SOLELY FOR PURPOSES OF SUPPLEMENTING CME PROGRAMS FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. ANYONE USING THE MATERIALS ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND ALL RISK FOR THEIR APPROPRIATE USE. TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT WILL TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.
Note: Poster sessions eligible for CME credit only, not CE.
Full Disclosure Policy Affecting CME
As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), it is the policy of the Boston University School of Medicine to require the disclosure of the existence of any financial interest or any other relationship a faculty member, scientific program committee member or their families have with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products or services discussed in an educational presentation.
Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities to disclose all relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve any apparent conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed. It is understood that presentations must give a balanced view of therapeutic options. Faculty use of generic names will contribute to this impartiality. The speaker will make every effort to ensure that data regarding the company’s products (or competing products) are objectively selected and presented, with balanced discussion of prevailing information on the product(s) and/or alternative treatments.
NEW for Canadian Physicians
Canadian physicians now earn Section 1 credit at the ICED. Through a reciprocity agreement between the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), Continued Professional Development (CPD) activities held in Canada developed by accredited CPD physician organizations recognized by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) are now deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Please note: CE Credit for Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Drug and Alcohol Counselors and Nursing is offered by the Institute for Continuing Education only through United States state licensing/certification boards. The Institute for Continuing Education holds no provider status with Canadian Licensing/Boards Certification. It is the responsibility of the attendee to check with his/her respective licensing/certification board to determine if credit offered by the Institute for Continuing Education will meet their regulations.
The conference is co-sponsored by the AED and The Institute for Continuing Education. Continuing education is offered as listed below. The conference offers up to 23.0 contact hours with total hours subject to change. Credit is awarded on a session-by-session basis, with full attendance required at the sessions attended. Application forms will be available on site. If you have questions regarding continuing education, or to request a listing of learning objectives, please contact The Institute for Continuing Education at +1-800-557-1950; fax +1-866-990-1960, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Psychology: The Institute for Continuing Education is an organization approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content. All clinical sessions are eligible for CE Credit for Psychologists.
Counseling: The Institute for Continuing Education is an NBCC-approved continuing education provider and a co-sponsor of this event. The Institute for Continuing Education may award NBCC-approved clock hours for programs that meet NBCC requirements. The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for the content of this program. NBCC Provider No. 5643.
Social Work: The Institute for Continuing Education
is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved
Continuing Education (ACE) program. The Institute for Continuing
Education maintains responsibility for the program, ASWB Provider No.
1007. Licensed social workers should contact their individual state
jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for
• California Board of Behavioral Sciences Provider No. PCE 636
• Illinois Dept. Professional Regulation Provider No. 159-000606
• Ohio Counselor and Social Work Provider No. RCS 030001
• Florida Dept. Health, Div. SW, MFT, Counseling Provider No. BAP 255, Expires March 2013
Marriage-Family Therapy: The Institute for Continuing Education is an approved continuing education provider by the Texas Board of Examiners of MFT, Provider No. PCE 177.
Drug-Alcohol: The Institute for Continuing Education is approved by the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) to provide continuing education for alcohol and drug abuse counselors, NAADAC Provider No. 00243.
Nursing: The Institute for Continuing Education is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the California Board of Nursing, Provider No. CEP 12646. Nurses are responsible for contacting their state board to determine if credit issued through an approved provider of the California Board of Nursing is accepted by their state board.
CE Disclaimer: It is the responsibility of the
attendee to check with their state licensing/certification board to
determine if continuing education credit offered by The Institute for
Continuing Education will meet their state’s regulations.
These additional accreditations may also be available, although they do not fall under the umbrella of credits offered by The Institute for Continuing Education.
Dietitians: This program has been approved by the
Commission on Dietetic Registration for 23.00 CPEUs.
A certificate fee of $30 for members and $45 for nonmembers is required. Check the appropriate box on the registration form. You also may pay on site. However, you may not register for credits after May 18, 2013. Credit is awarded on a session-by-session basis, with full attendance required at each session. One certificate will be issued for all activities attended.
IMPORTANT! To receive continuing education credit, attendees must:
- Pay the fee ($30 members/$45 nonmembers)
- Sign in and sign out at designated locations
- Complete and return the continuing education application and evaluation packet
- State licensing bureaus and/or professional associations have their own requirements for licensing, certification and/or recertification. Individuals should contact their state licensing bureaus or professional associations regarding the applicability of the continuing education for their own professional needs.
- Learning objectives and the presentation level for all educational sessions will be available on the AED website several months prior to the conference.
- The following activities do not qualify for continuing education
credits: poster sessions, committee meetings, Welcome and Conference
Goals, SIG meetings, Student/Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship
Awards, Meet the Experts, World Summit Session, exhibits and any other