This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. Participants may claim up to a maximum of 27 credits.
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.
Live educational activities, occurring in Canada, recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC®.
For American Psychiatric Association (APA) members:
The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) implements the maintenance of certification (MOC) program for psychiatrists and monitors participation for its diplomates (board certified physicians). According to the MOC Part 2: Lifelong Learning (CME) Self-Assessment (https://www.psychiatry.org/psychiatrists/education/certification-and-licensure), ABPN accepts three types of CME credit:
-Category 1 CME accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) (i.e. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™)
-Category 1A CME accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
-Category 1 CME accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (i.e. the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s MOC Section 1 Credit)
Please clarify with ABPN (http://www.abpn.com/maintain-certification/your-abpn-physician-folios-account/) how the CME credits from this Congress should be archived in your ABPN physician folio.