The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry designates this live activity for a maximum of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The following is a breakdown of maximum CME credits offered by session type: 3 credits for each Clinical Case Conference, 1.5 credits for each Clinical Consultation Breakfast, 3 credits for each Clinical Perspectives, 6 credits for the Clinical Practicum, .75 credits for each Honors Presentation, 6-8 credits for each Institute, 1 credit for the Joseph Noshpitz Memorial Lecture, 1.75 credits for the Karl Menninger, M.D. Plenary, 2-3 credits for each Media Theatre, 2.5 credits for each New Research Poster Session, 7 credits for the Research Forum, 1 credit for the Lawrence A. Stone, M.D. Plenary, 1.5 credits for each Special Interest Study Group, 3 credits for each Symposium, 6 credits for the Systems of Care Special Program, 2 credits for the Town Meeting, and 3 credits for each Workshop.
Application has been made to have this joint meeting accredited as a group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by the Canadian Psychiatric Association. Confirmation of accreditation by the Royal College will be noted in the final program.
L'Académie a demandé que cette activité soit agréée comme activité d'apprentissage de groupe telle que définie par le programme de Maintien du certificat du Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada ; cette activité a été approuvée par l'Association des psychiatres du Canada. La confirmation du Collège royal sera mentionnée dans le programme final.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How do you earn CME credit?
CME credit is earned by attending the educational sessions. For each hour you attend an educational session you earn 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. It is your responsibility to keep track of the sessions you attend. You should note the sessions you attend in your Program Book and keep it for your records. AACAP does not keep records of registrants' attendance at individual Annual Meeting sessions.
In this program accredited?
AACAP: Yes. The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
CACAP: Yes. This event is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Will a record be kept of my AACAP+CACAP Joint Annual Meeting CME activities?
Registrants' attendance at individual sessions is not recorded by AACAP or CACAP. It is your responsibility to keep track of which sessions you attend, and claim only those credits actually spent in the educational activity. We recommend you note the sessions you attend in the Program Book (distributed onsite at the meeting) and keep it for your records.
How can I obtain a CME certificate from the AACAP+CACAP Joint Annual Meeting?
Within one week following the meeting, attendees are emailed a link to the General Evaluation Form which needs to be completed online. Once completed, attendees can print or save the AACAP or CACAP CME certificate from their personal computer. Remember to confirm AACAP has your correct email address when you register for the meeting. For questions, contact AACAP's CME Department at CME@aacap.org.
Can I earn CME credits by purchasing the MP3 files, CD's, or notebooks from AACAP's meetings?
No. CME credit is not available for MP3 files, CD's, or notebooks purchased from AACAP meetings.
For additional information on CME please contact Elizabeth Hughes, AACAP Assistant Director of Education and Recertification, at 202.966.7300 ext. 106, or email the CME Department at CME@aacap.org. You may also visit AACAP online at www.aacap.org.