The American College of Rheumatology's (ACR) CME purpose is to provide comprehensive education to improve the knowledge, competence, performance of physicians, scientists, and other health professionals who treat/care for patients with/at risk for musculoskeletal diseases as well as systemic autoimmune disorders. The ACR will offer evidence-based educational activities designed to enhance practice performance and ultimately, improve the quality of care in those with or at risk for musculoskeletal diseases as well as systemic autoimmune disorders.
This activity has been approved for 40.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
- ACR/ARP Access in Rheumatology Meeting: 2.50 CME credits/MOC points
- Coding Guidelines Workshop – Updates & Impacts: 6.30 CME credits/MOC points
- Division Directors Conference: 3.00 CME credits/MOC points
- Educators Conference: 9.50 CME credits/MOC points
- Fellows in Training (FIT) at Education Exchange: 7.60 CME credits/MOC points
- State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium: 12.00 CME credits/MOC points
Global Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment approaches in the management of rheumatic diseases.
- Identify and describe recent scientific and clinical advances regarding the pathogenesis of rheumatic diseases.
- Apply new research data to improve the quality of care of patients with rheumatic diseases.
- Identify the vital issues involved with running academic divisions in rheumatology.
- Identify CPT coding updates and payment policies affecting rheumatology practices.
The American College of Rheumatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. See the ACR’s CME Mission Statement. For more information, download the AMA PRA Booklet.
The ACR designates this live activity for a maximum of 40.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities.
CME credit must be claimed by March 26, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET.
MOC Recognition Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn up to 40.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and 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 ABIM and ABP MOC credit.
After submitting a reflective statement with key takeaways from the meeting, MOC points will be applied for ABIM & ABP diplomates to the ABIM & ABP number and date of birth provided when you registered. Points are sent nightly to ACCME and then transferred to the ABIM & ABP Physician Portal. Please allow at least 48 hours for points display in the portal.
By completing this activity, you provide the ACR permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board.
MOC points must be claimed by December 31, 2023, at 11:59 PM ET.