CME Credit

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn ABIM MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.

This activity is approved for AOA Category 2 credit.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 14.25 contact hours.

Pharmacy (CPE)
This knowledge-based activity provides 8.5 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 14.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

This Live activity, 2020 UPDATE IN INTERNAL MEDICINE (UIM) VIRTUAL: ADVANCES CHANGING PRACTICE, with a beginning date of 10/22/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.25 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.

How to receive your official certificate

To receive credit, login to the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences
(CCEHS) continuing education learning portal, http://cce.upmc.com. If you are a new user,
choose “Register” to create an account. Note, records are matched to users by email address.

    • Go to My Account, My Courses
    • Choose Pending Activities
    • Click on the course title to complete the course evaluation and claim credit

*Physician AAFP members can log credits at https://secure. aafp.org/login/. Please allow
three weeks for the course to be posted.

*Physician ABIM members will be given the opportunity to claim ABIM credit. Please
note, ABIM members must provide date of birth and ABIM number as part of their
profile, http://cce.upmc.com. In addition, you must complete a
post-test with a score of at least 70%. The post-test will be provided at the time credit is
claimed (as described above) and participant’s ABIM information will be automatically
submitted to the ABIM.

*Nurse Practitioners pharmacotherapeutic contact hours have been designated in the course
agenda. Nurse practitioners will be given the opportunity to designate these credits at the time
credit is claimed (as described above). It is the responsibility of the learner to maintain a copy of
the agenda as evidence of specific topics

*Pharmacists must provide date of birth and NABP number as part of their profile,
http://cce.upmc.com. This is not your official credit statement, it only indicates that you
participated in this activity. As required by the ACPE, credits for will be uploaded to the
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) within 60 days of completion.