Continuing Education Credits

HIMSS19 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 HIMSS19 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).

View a Listing of Sessions Approved for CAHIMS and CPHIMS Credit

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).

View a Listing of Sessions Approved for CAHIMS and CPHIMS Credit

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 web site.

Jointly Accredited ProviderJoint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Physician Continuing Education

This activity is eligible for ACCME credit, see final CME activity announcement for specific details.

View a Listing of Sessions Approved for ACCME CEU

General Education Sessions

(Tuesday, February 12, 2019 – Friday, February 15, 2019)

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Preconference Symposia | (Monday, February 11, 2019)

AMDIS/HIMSS Physicians’ Executive Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Best Practices Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Big Data Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Compliance Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 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 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Interoperability & HIE Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Military Medical Care Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Informatics Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Clinically Integrated Supply Chain Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cybersecurity Forum
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Workshops

Process Improvement Workshop
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.

Project Management Workshop
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.

 

Nursing Continuing Education

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

View A Listing of Sessions Approved for ANCC CEUs

General Education Sessions

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 – Friday, February 15, 2019

Credit Designation
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 22 contact hours.

Preconference Symposia | (Monday, February 11, 2019)

AMDIS/HIMSS Physicians’ Executive Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Best Practices Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Big Data Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Compliance Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 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 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Interoperability & HIE Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Military Medical Care Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Informatics Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Clinically Integrated Supply Chain Symposium
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cybersecurity Forum
Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Workshops

Process Improvement Workshop
Credit Designation
This educational activity for 7.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Project Management Workshop
Credit Designation

This educational activity for 7.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

 

Pharmacist Continuing Education

View A Listing of Sessions Approved for ACPE CEUs with UAN numbers and Activity Type

General Education Sessions

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 – Friday, February 15, 2019

Credit Designation
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 22.0 contact hour(s) (0.22 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Please check back at a later date for UAN Number.

Preconference Symposia | (Monday, February 11, 2019)

Best Practices Symposium (Sessions 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6)
Credit Designation
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates Sessions 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 of this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) (0.1 CEUs) each of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Type of Activity: Knowledge. Please check back at a later date for UAN Numbers.

Innovation Symposium (Session 1)
Credit Designation
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates Session 1 of this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education: Type of Activity: Knowledge. Please check back at a later date for UAN Number.

Workshops

Process Improvement Workshop
Credit Designation
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 7.0 contact hour(s) (0.7 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education: Type of Activity: Knowledge. Please check back at a later date for UAN Number.

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 College of Healthcare Executives

General Education Sessions

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 – Friday, February 15, 2019

ACHE Qualified Education Credit

HIMSS is authorized to award 28.0 hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification, in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting an application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.

View A Listing of Sessions Approved for ACHE CEUs

 

American Nurse AccredditedAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine LLSA Credit

The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 28 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

View A Listing of Sessions Approved for ABPM LLSA MOCs

 

AHIMAAmerican Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

General Education Sessions

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 – Friday, February 15, 2019

This program has been approved for 30 continuing education unit(s) for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMS does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

View A Listing of Sessions Approved for AHIMA CEUs

 

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.

View A Listing of Sessions Approved for Project Management PDUs