Release Date: January 6, 2016
Expiration Date: January 5, 2018
Physician Continuing Medical Education
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 DKBMed. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Estimated time to complete this activity 1 hour. It is estimated to take 1.5 hours of the participant's time to complete the entire series (2 activities).
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
(Universal Activity Number - 0809-9999-16-186-H01-P)
Type of Activity
The target audience includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, allied health care providers, and pharmacists.
This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.
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. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:
Dr. Kathleen Dungan, has received the royalty from Up-to-Date®, and consulting fees from Eli Lilly and Company and GlaxoSmithKline. She has contracted research from Novo Nordisk Inc, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi-Aventis, Merck & Co., Inc., Astra-Zeneca, and has performed other CME services for Astra-Zeneca.
Dr. Jane Jeffrie Seley, has no real or apparent conflict to report.
The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:
The following PIM planners and managers, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN and Jan Schultz, RN, MSN, CHCP, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.
The following DKB planners and managers, Dean Beals, Stan Pogroszewski, and Rachel Deerr, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of the activity of any amount during the past 12 months.
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.
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.
Method of Participation and Request for Credit
Please review the program in its entirety and successfully complete the posttest with at least 70% to receive a certificate of credit.