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Meditation and Psychotherapy: Multiple Perspectives on Mindfulness – Harvard Medical School Conference – Boston, MA

Chris Germer

May 3, 2019 @ 12:00 am - May 4, 2019 @ 12:00 am UTC-8

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Hyatt Regency at Downtown Crossing
Boston, MA

Physicians
The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMEC®s). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMEC®s can be found at www.eaccme.eu.

Note: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is calculated based on submission of a preliminary agenda and may be subject to change.

Psychologists
The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course offers 7 credits per day for a total of 14 continuing education credits.

Social Workers and Family Therapists
Application for social work continuing education credit has been submitted to the Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work (contact The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division for the status of social work credits) and to the MA Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions for LMFT professional continuing education for a total of 14 credits (7 credits/hours per day). The Division of Continuing Education in Psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance/CHA Physicians Organization is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an Approved Provider (#0038) of continuing education for licensed social workers; 14 contact hours have been approved. The States of CT and RI accept NBCC and NASW approval for marriage and family therapists.

Counselors and Educators
The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division (CHAPO), has been approved by NBCC as an approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5444. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. This program meets the requirements for 14 continuing education hours. CHAPO is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This offering is also applicable for Commonwealth of Massachusetts Counseling/Allied Mental Health accreditation and PDP Educator accreditation for a total of 14 credits.

Nurses
The American Nurses Credentialing Center, Commission on Accreditation, accepts continuing education from the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) toward recertification. The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division, verifies that this course is a planned, organized learning experience designed to augment the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for the enhancement of nursing practice to the end of improving health care to the public as mandated by Massachusetts Regulation 244 CMR 5.00 toward relicensing requirements. This course offers a total of 16.8 hours.

Disclosure Policy
Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. It is HMS’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Disclaimer
CME activities accredited by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

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