CME & CE Accreditation

P.O. Box 24104
Jacksonville, FL 32241-4104
(904) 683-8843
(866) 352-6285

For CME & CE credits, AAAMS offers 4 unique courses.

A passing score of 70% on your final exam is required to receive credit. Following the last exam, you will be required to fill out an online evaluation. A Statement of Credit will be emailed to you upon successful completion of the exams and evaluation. In addition, successful members will receive a virtual badge of completion showcasing their achievements. Activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and The American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery (AAAMS).

Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and The American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 17.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nursing

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is awarded 17.0 Contact Hours.

Nurse Practitioners

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and The American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030803. This activity is approved for 17.0 contact hour(s) which includes 10.0 hour(s) of pharmacology. Activity ID # 21882. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support.

Dentists

AKH Inc Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 7/1/2018 – 6/30/2020. Provider ID# 364885

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Disclosures

It is the policy of AKH Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The author must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflicts of interest are resolved by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity and may include any of or combination of the following: attestation to non-commercial content; notification of independent and certified CME/CE expectations; referral to National Author Initiative training; restriction of topic area or content; restriction to discussion of science only; amendment of content to eliminate discussion of device or technique; use of other author for discussion of recommendations; independent review against criteria ensuring evidence support recommendation; moderator review; and peer review.  

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Investigational Product

This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. 

Disclaimer

This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participant’s misunderstanding of the content.

AKH Inc. Privacy Policy

Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Education

When you register for a Continuing Medical Education (CME) or a Continuing Education (CE) activity through one of our Web sites, we collect certain personally identifiable information from you such as your name, email address and mailing address. If you are a pharmacist and wish to receive CE credit, you are also required to provide your NAPB # and month and day of birth. For more information about NABP and CPE Monitor click here. In addition to personally identifiable information, we collect aggregated non-personally identifiable information about the activities undertaken by our users. We use the information that we collect through CME/CE activities in several ways:

  • We work with several accredited companies who are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As a joint-provider, we are required periodically to submit aggregated data about CME participants and the CME activities we accredit. We also provide personally identifiable information to other accredited CME/CE providers who accredit CME/CE activities posted on our Web sites, as required by the ACCME and other accrediting bodies. These reports may include personally identifiable information about you and credits issued to you, for the purpose of maintaining records that you can request from the accredited provider for up to six (6) years;
  • Commercial supporters of CME/CE activities on our Web site will receive only aggregated data about CME/CE activities that are relevant to their interests and/or the courses they support;
  • Our Editorial and Customer Support Staff will have internal access to files containing personally identifiable information, including evaluation forms and aggregated CME /CE participant information. These files can be accessed in order to respond to your questions or comments. Our staff may also use personally identifiable information, including registration information and evaluation data, in assessing educational needs and planning marketing activities.

We may use the information we collect as otherwise permitted in this Privacy Policy. If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at kwolynski@akhcme.com.