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The Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as a provider of continuing medical education. The ACCME employs a rigorous, multilevel process for evaluating.
IMANA offers live CME activities, including courses, conferences, and workshops – taking place at a specified date, time, and location. IMANA’s long-standing commitment to offering quality continuing medical education for physicians and healthcare professionals reinforces our mission to optimize patient care.
Approval of Activity
The Committee will review your application upon submission.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is CME?
Who is the ACCME?
What types of activities qualify for CME certification?
What type of CME Credit do physicians need?
What is the difference between Category 1 and Category 2 Credit?
According to the American Medical Association, Category 1 CME activities are:
♦ Formally planned activities that include documentation of acceptable needs assessment, learning objectives, educational design, an evaluation method, and disclosure.
♦ Planned and implemented in full compliance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.
♦ Prospectively certified for credit by an ACCME-accredited CME Provider.
Category 2 “self-claim” credits are:
♦ Informally planned physician-initiated activities such as practice-based self-study, consultations with colleagues, teaching, M&M conferences, journal clubs, etc.
♦ IMANA is not involved with planning, certifying, or tracking Category 2 activities.
How do I certify my activity for CME credit?
What is the difference between direct, joint, and co-sponsorship?
Direct Sponsorship: A CME activity that IMANA CME develops and implements internally for its own membership.
Jointly Sponsorship: A CME activity that is developed and implemented by two institutions or organizations and only one of the institutions or organizations is accredited by the ACCME. The accredited provider (e.g., IMANA) must take responsibility for a CME activity when it is presented in cooperation with a non-accredited institution or organization. A commercial interest cannot take the role of a non-accredited entity in a joint sponsorship relationship (Source: ACCME).
Co-sponsorship: A CME activity presented by two or more accredited providers. One institution must take responsibility for the activity.
Who needs to fill out a CME disclosure form, and why?
A CME Disclosure form needs to be filled out by all the CME Faculty. That includes speakers, presenters, moderators, activity medical directors, authors, planning commmittee members, etc.
Is it okay for a pharmaceutical sales rep to bring in food for my CME activity?
A pharmaceutical company has offered an educational grant to cover the speaker's honorarium but will "take care of the speaker's travel." Is this okay?
Can a pharmaceutical company choose a speaker at my CME Activity?
Why do I have to obtain patient authorization or de-identify information for my CME presentation?
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