Continuing Education Credits

HIMSS18 is an excellent opportunity to earn continuing education credit for senior executives  physicians, nurses, pharmacists, project managers, health information management professionals, information security professionals and those seeking contact hours towards the renewal of CAHIMS, CPHIMS, and CPHIMS-CA.

Additional accreditation information will be posted on this page as it becomes available. Please check back.

Please note: Educational sessions for HIMSS18 are not supported by any commercial entity.

 

Continuing Education Credit

CPHIMSCPHIMS

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).

CAHIMSCAHIMS

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).

CHCIOCHCiO

This program qualifies for non-CHIME 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 accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and HIMSS. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Nursing Continuing Education

Accreditation StatementAmerican Nurse Accreddited

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

This activity is eligible for ANCC credit, see final CNE activity announcement for specific details.

 

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.

This activity is eligible for ACPE credit, see final CPE activity announcement for specific details.

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of a range of clinicians with an interest in health information technology who encompass various clinical specialties.

Educational Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to implement healthcare IT and management systems through improved workflow and process improvement methodology.
  • Identify issues that impact patient safety and security in the healthcare enterprise and ambulatory practice.
  • Discuss issues that impact the future of health care information management such as:  improvement of patient safety, implementation of electronic record keeping, and healthcare legislation and regulation.

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 (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners.  Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

 

American Board of Preventive Medicine LLSA Credit

American Nurse AccredditedThe American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) will review specific sessions of this activity for credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

 

Project Management

Project Management InstituteHIMSS 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. Additional information will be posted on this page as it becomes available. Please check back.

 

Security Professionals

HIMSS has been recognized by (ISC)2 as an “(ISC)2 CPE Submitter” to offer educational opportunities germane to the professional development of information security professionals certified by (ISC)2.

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