Continuing Education

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HIMSS14 is an excellent opportunity to earn continuing education credits toward annual licensure and certification for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, project managers and HIMSS, ACHE and CHIME members. For applicable accreditation information, please refer to the specific session description in the onsite resource guide or on the HIMSS Conference website.

Please note: Educational sessions for HIMSS14 are not supported by any commercial entity.

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Continuing Education Credits

Continuing education credit is available for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, project managers and HIMSS, CHIME and ACHE members. 

CPHIMS
This program has been approved for use in fulfilling the continuing education renewal requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS). Participants may claim CPHIMS continuing education credit electronically at designated locations throughout the conference center.

CAHIMS
This program has been approved for use in fulfilling the continuing education renewal requirements of the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS). Participants may claim CAHIMS continuing education credit electronically at designated locations throughout the conference center

CHCIO
This program qualifies for Continuing Education Units (CEU) towards the CHIME Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) Program. CHIME recognizes 1 hour of participation as equivalent to 1 CEU. CHIME members and Affiliates may claim their CEUs by entering them into the Self Reporting Tool on the CHIME website.

 

Physician Continuing Education

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and HIMSS The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

General Education Sessions (Monday, February 24 –Thursday, February 27)

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

E-SESSIONS

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

ON DEMAND SESSIONS

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), Using e-Learning in Training Tomorrow’s Physicians

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Don’t Panic! Surviving a Meaningful Use Audit

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Big Data 101: For Healthcare Decision Makers

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

HIE 2.0 Collaboration, Competition or Both?

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Technology-Enabled Innovation on the Frontlines: Funding, Fostering and Connecting

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Clinical and Operational Value of Virtual Pharmacy Services

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

PRECONFERENCE (Sunday, February 23, 2014)

SYMPOSIA

Clinical & Business Intelligence Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Consumer & Patient Engagement Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Health IT & Rural Care Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

HIE Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ICD-10 Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Innovation Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Interoperability Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mobile Health Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Patient Safety Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians’ IT Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Privacy & Security Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Quality Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Supply Chain Symposium

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

WORKSHOPS

Workshop A: Meaningful Use: Meeting the Challenges of Meaningful Use in My Practice

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Workshop B: Transforming Healthcare Delivery: The Patient Centered Neighborhood

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Workshop D: Introduction to Health IT Implementation: Examining Techniques, Challenges and Best Practices

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Nursing Educational Objective: After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:  Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families.
Accreditation Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

General Education Sessions (Monday, February 24 –Thursday, February 27)

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 1.0 contact hour per session is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

E-SESSIONS

Credit Designation
This educational activity for .25 contact hours per e-session is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

ON DEMAND SESSIONS

Don’t Panic! Surviving a Meaningful Use Audit

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 1.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute of Management.

Big Data 101: For Healthcare Decision Makers

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 1.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute of Management.

HIE 2.0 Collaboration, Competition or Both?

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 1.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute of Management.

Technology-Enabled Innovation on the Frontlines: Funding, Fostering and Connecting

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 1.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute of Management.

Clinical and Operational Value of Virtual Pharmacy Services

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 1.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute of Management.

PRECONFERENCE (Sunday, February 23, 2014)

SYMPOSIA

Clinical &Business Intelligence Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Consumer & Patient Engagement Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for ­6.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Health IT & Rural Care Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for ­6.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

HIE Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.5 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

ICD-10 Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.25 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Innovation Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.6 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Interoperability Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Mobile Health Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.25 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Nursing Informatics Symposium

Credit Designation – Day 1, Saturday, February 22, 2014
This educational activity for 3.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Credit Designation – Day 2, Sunday, February 23, 2014
This educational activity for 6.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Patient Safety Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

Physicians Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.25 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Privacy & Security Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.25 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Quality Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.25 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Supply Chain Symposium

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.25 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

WORKSHOPS

Workshop A: Meeting the Challenges of Meaningful Use in My Practice

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.5 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Workshop B: Transforming Healthcare Delivery: The Patient Centered Neighborhood

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 5.5 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Workshop D: Introduction to Health IT Implementation: Examining Techniques, Challenges and Best Practices

Credit Designation
This educational activity for 6.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Pharmacist Continuing Education

Accreditation Statement
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Pharmacy Educational Objective

After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:  Provide accurate and appropriate counsel as part of the treatment team.

ON DEMAND SESSIONS

Clinical and Operational Value of Virtual Pharmacy Services

Credit Designation
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 5.0 contact hour(s) (0.5 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
(Universal Activity Number - 0809-9999-14-059-L04-P)
Type of Activity: Knowledge

PRECONFERENCE (Sunday, February, 23, 2013)

SYMPOSIA

Physicians Symposium

Credit Designation
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 5.0 contact hour(s) (0.5 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
(Universal Activity Number - 0809-9999-14-059-L04-P)
Type of Activity: Knowledge

WORKSHOPS

Workshop B: Transforming Healthcare Delivery: The Patient Centered Neighborhood

Credit Designation
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 5.75 contact hour(s) (0.575 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
(Universal Activity Number - 0809-9999-14-060-L04-P)
Type of Activity: Knowledge

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by PIM for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

Healthcare Executives

General Education Sessions (Monday – Thursday)

HIMSS is authorized to award 13.0 hours of pre-approved Category II (non-ACHE) continuing education credit for this program towards advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward Category II credit should indicate their attendance when submitting application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.

Project Management

HIMSS has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Participants may receive professional development units (PDUs) for attending the annual meeting preconference and general education.

Download the HIMSS14 PDU Tracking Form