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NCCIH Online Continuing Education Series: Accreditation

Overview

This activity consists of seven modules. Each module includes a lecture video by one author on complementary health approaches. At the end of each module, the learner is required to complete a short post-test. Post-tests must be completed with an accuracy of 70% or better in order for the learner to receive continuing education credit.  Each module will take about 1 hour to complete.

Release Date: May 26, 2005
Updated: January 1, 2015
Expires: September 1, 2015

Target Audience

This activity was designed for physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals interested in research and learning about complementary and integrative health.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the learner should be able to:

  • Define approaches to complementary health practice
  • Discuss the principles of complementary health
  • Describe uses of complementary health practices
  • Identify research needs within the field of complementary and integrative health.

Note: Each module has content-specific learning objectives.

Activity Goal

Discuss complementary health approaches of interest to health care providers and the public.

This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/IOM competencies:

Faculty

The following are subject matter experts who provided and reviewed content for this activity.

Marc R. Blackman, M.D.
Chief of the Endocrine Section (FORMER POSITION)
Laboratory of Clinical Investigation
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Josephine Briggs, M.D.
Director
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Margaret A. Chesney, Ph.D
Deputy Director (FORMER POSITION)
National Center for Comprehensive and Integrative Health
National Institutes of Health

Paul M. Coates, Ph.D.
Director of the Office of Dietary Supplements
National Institutes of Health
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Richard Hammerschlag, Ph.D.
Research Director at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Neurology
Oregon Health and Science University
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

William Meeker, D.C., M.P.H.
Vice President of Palmer Chiropractic University Foundation
Director of the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

David Spiegel, M.D.
Jack, Lulu & Sam Willson Professor in the School of Medicine
Associate Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Dawn Wallerstedt, RN, CRNP
Research Nurse Practitioner (FORMER POSITION)
National Institutes of Health
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Office of the Scientific Director for Clinical Research
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Note: All Ciné-Med employees in control of content have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented by Ciné-Med and the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). Ciné-Med is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing medical education for the health care team.

Physicians

Ciné-Med designates this enduring material for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

This activity is approved for 7 contact hours for nurses.

Each lecture is designated for a maximum of 1 credit hour. Participants can only claim credit for lectures they have not yet completed. Lectures should not be retaken for duplicate credit.

Support

This activity is funded by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).

Hardware / Software Requirements

Adobe Flash Player is required to view some lectures.

Questions About This Activity

If you have a question about the CME lectures or experience a technical problem, please contact the NCCIH Clearinghouse.