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Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

East Tennessee Children’s Hospital has been resurveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for 6 years as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians.

ACCME accreditation seeks to assure the medical community and the public that East Tennessee Children’s Hospital provides physicians with relevant, effective, practice-based continuing medical education that that supports US health care quality improvement.

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Pediatric Grand Rounds

First and Third Tuesday of each month, 12 – 1 p.m.
Meschendorf AB Conference Room or Live Online
Each session approved for 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Click here to view past event video recordings.

Tumor Board

Second Tuesday of each month, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Meschendorf AB Conference Room, Koppel Plaza at Children’s Hospital
Each session approved for 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Diagnostic Dilemmas

Quarterly
Date/Time/Location varies
Each session approved for 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Emergency Department (ED) Monthly Education

In conjunction with ED Staff Meeting
Date/Time/Location varies
Each session approved for 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Additional Opportunities

None scheduled at this time.

Program Accreditation and Course Credits

Accreditation

The East Tennessee Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn * MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Education Credits AMA

The East Tennessee Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of * AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses

The American Academy of Physician's Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Nurses and nurse practitioners certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Association (ANCC) may use this credit toward certification renewal. This credit is acceptable by nurse practitioners certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Other Healthcare Professionals

Professional associations may choose to convert the hours earned to contact hours. Please contact your certifying board to ensure these credit hours will be accepted.

*Amounts vary. See activity information or contact us for more information.