Harvard Medical SchoolCenter for Palliative Care

PAPC

(#732740-1801)

Directors

Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
Eva H. Chittenden, MD

When

Wednesday-Friday
September 13-15, 2017

Where

Colonnade Hotel
Boston, MA

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Tuition

$895 physicians
$795 residents, nurses, allied health professionals
$695 social workers, chaplains

CMEs

Earn up to 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

In Massachusetts
Opioid Education/Pain Management Credits: A maximum of 6.25
End-of-Life Care Credits: A maximum of 18.75

CNEs

A maximum of 18.75 Contact Hours will be awarded upon completion of an evaluation.

CEs

PENDING: A maximum of 18.75 Social Work CEs will be awarded.

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PAPC Details

ABMS/ACGME Competencies

This course is designed to meet the following American Board of Medical Specialties/Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills

IOM Competencies

This course is designed to meet the following Institute of Medicine competencies

  • Provide Patient-centered Care
  • Work in Interdisciplinary Teams
  • Employ Evidence-Based Practice
  • Apply Quality Improvement

IEC Competencies

This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Interprofessional Education Collaborative competencies:

  • Interprofessional Communication
  • Roles/Responsibilities
  • Teams and Teamwork

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 18.75 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.

Risk Management Credits in Massachusetts

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for a maximum of 18.75 credits of Risk Management Study. Including:

6.25
Credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training
18.75
Credits of End-of-Life Care Studies


Please note these markings on the schedule:

*
Qualifies for Opioid Education and Pain Management Training credits
°
Qualifies for End-of-Life Care Education credits
This activity covers topics required by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to be included in continuing professional development programs that physicians registered with the state's Medical Use of Marijuana Program must complete as a condition to issuing written certifications to qualifying patients.


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.

Continuing Nursing Education Credits

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. A maximum of 18.75 Contact Hours will be awarded upon completion of an evaluation.

Social Work Continuing Education

PAPC has been authorized by the National Association of Social Workers (D 71036) to offer a maximum of 18.00 Continuing Education credits upon completion of a course evaluation. Social Workers should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Location and Travel

A limited number of rooms have been reserved until August 25, 2017 at:
The Colonnade Hotel
120 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
800-962-3030 (+1-617-424-7000, outside US and Canada)
http://www.colonnadehotel.com/


You must specify that you are enrolled in this course to receive a reduced room rate of $349 single/double. This rate is for a set number of rooms and may sell out. Please note that the discounted rate expires on August 25, 2017 or when the room block has been filled. After that time, availability will be limited and higher rates may apply.

Reservations should be made directly with the hotel only after acceptance to the course has been confirmed. Please do not purchase non-refundable airline ticket(s) until you have received an email from our office confirming your paid registration.