Accreditation
Physician
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for a maximum 19.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(credit numbers broken down by course option and reflected in chart below). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. 

Nurse
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for a maximum 19.5 contact hours for nurses (credit numbers broken down by course option and reflected in chart below). Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP. Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for a maximum of 19.5 continuing education credits (credit numbers broken down by course option and reflected in chart below). Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Dentistry
This activity carries a maximum of see chart below contact hours. Dentists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In-Person Conference CME Credits Nursing Credits Dentistry Credits
Two- Day Conference 14.5 14.5 14.5
Optional Saturday Breakfast Panel 1.0 1.0 1.0
Optional Saturday Lunch Panel 1.5 1.5 1.5
Optional Sunday Breakfast Panel 1.0 1.0 1.0
Optional Sunday Lunch Panel 1.5 1.5 1.5
For a maximum of 19.5 19.5 19.5
AAPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at: www.eaccme.eu.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.
Risk Management Credits
This activity meets the requirements for 14 Risk Management Credits as proscribed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine and defined in 243 CMR 2.06(5)(d) I. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.


The sessions approved for Risk Management are outlined below:
  • Neurocognitive Effects of Sedation 
  • Who’s at Risk? Anticipation, Preparation, and Management of Medical Sedation-Related Adverse Events 
  • “Escape Room Game” for Pediatric Dentists and Staff
  • Airway Management: A Lecture and Hands-On Workshop
  • KIT Categorization: Making Your Own Office-Based Emergency Response Kit Economically, Effectively, and Efficiently
  • Obesity, Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Drug Delivery
  • Incorporating Simulation into Sedation and Emergency Management
  • Practical Resus: What to Have Out, Ready, and Visible: Lessons from Real-World Emergencies
  • Management of the Medically and Cognitively Compromised Patient
  • Challenging Case Discussions: Interactive Audience Participation Managing Laryngospasm
  • Expect the Best through Preparing for the Worst
  • “GAIN” - Skills for Greater Resilience
  • Clear and Present Breathing: The Important Business of Monitoring Breathing
  • “These go to 11” – Sedation Safety in the High-Volume Dental Practice
  • Crisis Resource Management
  • Medical Legal Pearls: Informed Consent and Assent
  • Local Anesthetics and Nitrous Oxide: Optimizing Effects and Minimizing Risks
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS): The Highlights and Updates

Disclosure Statement

Boston Children's Hospital adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that Boston Children's may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.


ACGME Competencies

This course is designed to meet one or more of the following American Board of Medical Specialties/Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies:

  • Patient and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills

IEC Competencies
This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Interprofessional Education Collaborative competencies:
  • Interprofessional Communication