CARE 2016

Format:

online

Start Date:

09/30/2016

End Date:

09/29/2019

Location:

Online

Max Credits:

20.00

Credit Type:

CME

MOC

Participation

Program Information

Assess your rheumatology medical knowledge and enhance your patient care. With CARE 2016 you receive:

  • 60 case-based, multiple-choice questions with in-depth answer rationales
  • Images and educational links
  • 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and 20 ABIM MOC points with a passing score of 70% or higher

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize clinical presentations of rheumatologic conditions
  • Select appropriate tests in the diagnosis, staging, or follow-up of rheumatologic conditions
  • Recommend appropriate management for rheumatologic conditions
  • Assess risk in rheumatologic conditions
  • Understand pathophysiology and basic science relevant to care of patients with rheumatologic conditions

 

Registration Fees

  • Members - $180
  • Nonmembers - $300
  • FIT Members - $99
  • FIT Nonmembers - $150
  • Program Directors - $99 (email education@rheumatology.org to receive a discount code for the reduced rate)

CME and MOC Information

Accreditation Statement
The American College of Rheumatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ACR designates this enduring material for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities.

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 20 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Claim MOC Points
Select the MOC checkbox to claim MOC points equal to the number of CME hours claimed. MOC points are submitted to ABIM each day at 11:30 PM EST. After points are submitted, ABIM will not accept changes. Check the ABIM Physician Portal 24 - 48 hours after submission to verify your MOC points are reflected.

Faculty and Disclosures

ACR Disclosure Statement
The ACR is an independent, professional organization that does not endorse specific procedures or products of any pharmaceutical/biotech concern. Educational activities provided by the ACR must demonstrate balance, independence, and scientific rigor. All those in a position to control the content of an activity must disclose all relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interest(s). For this educational activity, all conflicts of interest have been resolved through peer review and revisions to ensure independence, evidence base, fair balance, and absence of commercial bias.

Faculty participating in an ACR-sponsored activity must disclose to the editorial team and audience any financial or other relationship(s) including, but not limited to:

  1. Stock, stock options or bond holdings in a for-profit corporation or self-directed pension plan
  2. Research grants
  3. Employment (full or part-time)
  4. Ownership or partnership
  5. Consulting fees or other remuneration (payment)
  6. Non-remunerative positions of influence such as officer, board member, trustee or public spokesperson
  7. Receipt of royalties
  8. Speakers' bureau
  9. Other

The faculty reported the following disclosures.

  • Juliet Aizer, MD, MPH, Chair - St. Jude Medical, Inc5
  • William Ayoub, MD - Bristol Myers Squibb8
  • Amy Cannella, MD- No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Krishna Chaganti, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Sam Dalvi, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Hilda Draeger, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Alan Erickson, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Seema Goyal, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Mandana Hashefi, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Kristen Hayward, MD, MS - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Joel Hirsh, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Rumey Ishizawar, MD, PhD - EMD Millipore3(spouse)
  • Beverly K. Johnson, MD - Johnson & Johnson1
  • Deana Lazaro, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Eli Miloslavsky, MD - Genentech2
  • Charles Moore Jr., MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Mathilde Pioro, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Jeffrey Potter, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Nina Ramessar, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Neal Roberts, MD - Pfizer1
  • Angela Robinson, MD, MPH - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Beth Rubinstein, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Jonathan Samuels, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Rodney Tehrani, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Christopher Wise, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Corporate Support

Educational grant support for this activity has been provided by: Amgen, Inc., Lilly USA, LLC, Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and Celgene Corporation.