Continuing Medical Education
Physicians – CME
This activity 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 providership 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.
Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credits are subject to change.
CME credit hours = up to 24.75 (includes author attended poster presentations)
CE contact hours = up to 21.75
CME Course Advisor
Caroline Apovian, MD
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
AAFP: The AED will apply for American Academy of Family Practitioners elective credit.
Dietitians: The AED will submit an application to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for CPEUs for registered dietitians and dietetic technicians.
Non-Physicians - CE
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 21.75 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 onsite. CE verifications are mailed to applicants 4-6 weeks following your completed application. 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; email email@example.com.
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. All clinical programs are approved for Psychology.
Counseling: The Institute for Continuing Education is an NBCC-approved continuing education provider (ACEP™) and co-sponsor of this event. The Institute for Continuing Education may award NBCC-approved clock hours for events or programs that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP maintains responsibility for this program and its content. NBCC Provider No. 5643. All clinical programs are approved for counseling.
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 license renewal.
- 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, 2017
Marriage-Family Therapy: The Institute for Continuing Education is an approved continuing education provider by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider PCE 636. Massachusetts/Rhode Island MFTs: This program has been submitted for pre-approval for continuing education for Massachusetts/Rhode Island MFTs.
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.
To receive continuing education credit, attendees must:
- Pay the fee ($30 members/$45 non-members)
- CE applicants must Sign In and Sign Out at designated locations daily
- Complete and return the continuing education application and evaluation packet
Notes: 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 (CE) credits: Poster Sessions*, Committee Meetings, Welcome and Conference Goals, SIG Annual Meetings, Meet the Experts, Annual Business Meeting, Awards Ceremony, Exhibits and any other non-scientific sessions.
* Author attended Poster Sessions are eligible for CME credit only.