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).

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 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.

 

Nursing Continuing Education

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

 

Pharmacist Continuing Education

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 Nurse AccredditedAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine LLSA Credit

The 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.