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NCCIH Online Continuing Education Series: Accreditation

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Overview

Each Online Continuing Education Series module includes a lecture video on a complementary health approach. 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: September 8, 2015
Expires: December 1, 2017

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 their lectures.

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

M. Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D.
Scientific Director
Division of Intramural Research
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Steven Cole, Ph.D.
Director
Social Genomics Core Laboratory
University of California, Los Angeles
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Richard A. Deyo, M.D., M.P.H.
Kaiser Permanente Endowed Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine
Oregon Health and Science University
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jerome Groopman, M.D.
Chief
Experimental Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Co-author of Your Medical Mind (Penguin Press).

Bill J. Gurley, Ph.D.
Director
Clinical Pharmacokinetics Laboratory
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Pamela Hartzband, M.D.
Attending Physician
Division of Endocrinology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Co-author of Your Medical Mind (Penguin Press).

Bin He, Ph.D.
Director
Institute for Engineering in Medicine
Center for Neuroengineering
University of Minnesota
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Patricia L. Hibberd, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief
Division of Global Health
Department of Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

David Spiegel, M.D.
Medical Director
Center for Integrative Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Claudia M. Witt, M.D., M.B.A.
Chair
Complementary and Integrative Medicine
University of Zurich
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 9 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 9 contact hours for nurses.

Each lecture is designated for a maximum of 1 credit hour. Lectures can 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.

This page last modified February 09, 2016