National Conference & Exhibition: October 7-11, 2022*
• * Live in-person content is available 10/7/2022-10/11/2022.
• * Internet Live content is available 10/7/2022-10/11/2022.
• * Internet Enduring content is available 10/12/2022-1/31/2023.
• * Credit must be claimed between 10/7/2022-1/31/2023.
Purpose of the National Conference
The National Conference & Exhibition is dedicated to keeping pediatric providers abreast of the latest best practices in pediatrics. Whether attendees are looking to obtain continuing medical education (CME) credits or dedicated to lifelong learning, this conference provides a large selection of pediatric educational opportunities.
Goals and Objectives
The National Conference & Exhibition strives to meet participants’ identified educational needs and support their lifelong learning with a goal of improving care for children and families. The AAP is committed to excellence and innovation in education. The AAP National Conference is the forum at which pediatric professionals meet and interact for updates, review of pediatric practice, research, and advocacy. The National Conference provides a place for the AAP governance/administration/organization to interact with its general membership.
The content of this CME activity does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The instruction (learning experience) in this activity will:
- Provide the most current information related to illness and preventive healthcare of prenatal, neonatal, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
- Create a forum for discussion of current issues and problems in pediatric healthcare.
- Instruct attendees on procedures related to patient health management.
- Inform, enable and update on practice management and policy.
- Support and train attendees in advocacy of issues related to child health.
- Highlight the importance of physician self-care and wellness and their impact on patient care
As a result of attending this activity, learners will be able to:
- Practice evidence-based, informed pediatric medicine.
- Apply current techniques and procedures.
- Advocate effectively for issues related to children’s health.
- Demonstrate improvement in competence, performance or patient outcomes.
- Apply strategies to maintain wellness and prevent burnout.
Credit Designation Statements
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The AAP designates this Other activity (Live in-person, Internet Live and Internet Enduring) for a maximum of 88.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The AAP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 88.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 88.00 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the AAP.
PAs may claim a maximum of 88.00 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
This program is accredited for 88.00 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 15.75 contain pharmacology (Rx) content, (1.00 related to psychopharmacology) (8.00 related to controlled substances), per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn up to 20.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
If you do not successfully complete all components of the activity and evaluation assessment ABP MOC Part 2 Points will not be awarded.
Please note: your completion data will be shared with the ABP through the ACCME PARS system within 30 days of successful completion. This will include the name of the activity and provider; participant name; participant’s ABP ID number; participant’s DOB; date of completion of the activity; the PARS activity identifier; ABP MOC Part 2 credit statement and number of MOC points awarded. If any questions or concerns, please contact the AAP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special sessions and events that are not designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are identified throughout the conference platform.
Sessions that include pharmacology (Rx) credit identified throughout the conference platform.
Disclosures & Faculty
DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS AND RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
The AAP CME/CPD program develops, maintains, and improves the competence, skills, and professional performance of pediatricians and pediatric healthcare professionals by providing quality, relevant, accessible, and effective educational experiences that address gaps in professional practice. The AAP CME/CPD program strives to meet the educational needs of pediatricians and pediatric healthcare professionals and support their lifelong learning with a goal of improving care for children and families. (AAP CME/CPD Program Mission Statement, May 2015)
The AAP recognizes that there are a variety of financial relationships between individuals and commercial interests that require review to identify possible conflicts of interest in a CME activity. The “AAP Policy on Disclosure of Financial Relationships and Resolution of Conflicts of Interest for AAP CME Activities” is designed to ensure quality, objective, balanced, and scientifically rigorous AAP CME activities by identifying and resolving all potential conflicts of interest prior to the confirmation of service of those in a position to influence and/or control CME content. The AAP has taken steps to resolve any potential conflicts of interest.
All AAP CME activities will strictly adhere to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure the Independence of CME Activities. In accordance with these Standards, the following decisions will be made free of the control of a commercial interest: identification of CME needs, determination of educational objectives, selection and presentation of content, selection of all persons and organizations that will be in a position to control the content, selection of educational methods, and evaluation of the CME activity.
The purpose of this policy is to ensure all potential conflicts of interest are identified and mechanisms to resolve them prior to the CME activity are implemented in ways that are consistent with the public good. The AAP is committed to providing learners with commercially unbiased CME activities.
All 2022 National Conference conflict of interest disclosures will be made available prior to the start of the conference. Please note, there may be discrepancies in the provided list of disclosures compared to faculty/participant verbal disclosures in the session due to changes or relevance.
This activity may discuss or demonstrate pharmaceuticals and/or medical devices that are not approved by the FDA and/or medical or surgical procedures that involve an unapproved or “off-label” use of an approved device or pharmaceutical. Individual faculty/participants will note when “off-label” use is being presented.
Product-Specific Advertising/Links to Product Websites
No product-specific advertising of any type appears in this educational activity/content. No links to product websites appear in this educational activity/content.
Method of Participation and Minimum Performance Level
Individuals will participate in this activity in-person, onsite in Anaheim, California and/or via an internet connection. Participants must either attend in-person or online to view at least one live or enduring session. All attendees must login to the conference platform at least once prior to January 31, 2023 to be eligible to claim credit and attest to their participation. Following attestation of participation, participants will be able to claim their credit and print a certificate. Because credit can only be claimed once, please do not claim credit until you have completed all live and/or enduring sessions in which you plan to participate.
Individuals can participate in the activity via live in-person, live internet and/or enduring sessions at a time they choose until January 31, 2023. Scheduled livestream sessions will be recorded and made available after the conference to all attendees by October 13, 2022. All sessions must be completed by January 31, 2023. Slides and session recordings will be posted in the Conference Platform through January 31, 2023.
NAME OF MEDIUM OR COMBINATION OF MEDIA USED for virtual attendance
Livestream and enduring sessions will be accessed via a computer or mobile device with audio and internet connection.
HARDWARE & SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS for virtual attendance
In order to have the best experience with our streaming media services, it is recommended that you test the ability to receive streaming media before the day of this event on the computer or mobile device you will be using to participate in the activity.
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS for virtual attendance
The system requirements for viewing a streaming media event are:
- Windows 10 or Windows 8
- Display resolution of 800×600 pixels or greater
- Firefox 71.0 or later, or Google Chrome 84.0 For Firefox and Chrome, Silverlight 0 or later
- Broadband Internet connection
- No network blocks or ﬁlters that disable streaming media
- Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later
- Safari 13.0.1 or later (or Firefox 71.0 or later) Silverlight 0
- Broadband Internet connection
- No network blocks or ﬁlters that disable streaming media
Credit Claim and MOC Information
CREDIT CLAIM INFORMATION
Attendees of the 2022 National Conference & Exhibition are responsible for calculating, claiming and recording your AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ in the online AAP Transcript System by January 31, 2023, and will also have the option of printing a copy of their certificate. Individual or paper certificates will not be distributed. Additional information will be provided prior to the start of the conference.
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) may earn up to 20 ABP MOC Part 2 credits for attending the 2022 National Conference and successfully completing a self-assessment by November 7, 2022. No late assessments and no re-submissions will be accepted after this date. Additional information will be provided prior to the start of the conference.
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