For assistance accessing the Virtual OMED platform on demand, please email conventions@osteopathic.org.

CME Information

Learn about earning Continuing Medical Education credits at OMED

Complete information will be provided to participants prior to the activity. Conflict of Interest Disclosures for individuals in control of content will be provided prior to the start of the activity.

Overall Educational Objectives

  • Highlight the evidence on new, revised, and standard treatment approaches for a variety of medical conditions as they relate to physicians
  • Review revisions in clinical practice guidelines and evaluate clinical practice implications
  • Describe updates in clinical decision tools for screening and differential diagnosis of diseases

Designation

The Council of OMED is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Council of OMED designates this program for a maximum of 30 AOA Category 1-A credits and 20 AOA Category 1-B credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the physician’s participation in this program. The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) designates this internet activity for 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claim 2 AOA Category 2-B CME Credits by Viewing ePosters

Participants may claim up to two (2) credits of AOA Category 2-B CME by viewing ePosters at https://omed2020posters.kontainer.com/. To claim this credit and receive a certificate, the participant must complete and submit a separate attestation form to gdillard@osteopathic.org.

The AOA will email a certificate that includes the number of AOA Category 2-B CME credits earned once the attestation form is received and hours verified.

Accreditation Statement

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME/Certificate of Attendance

To claim your CME certificate or your certificate of attendance, you will need to complete an evaluation and CME credit hour attestation. The link to complete your evaluation and CME attestation will be sent after Oct. 25 to the email address utilized when completing your registration. Please remember to complete both your evaluation and attestation by Nov. 15. Be sure to check your spam or junk email.

Questions to the Faculty?

Do you have a question that you want to ask to the faculty after the broadcast time? Submit your questions on this form: https://aoaforms.formstack.com/forms/omed2020_sme_questions. Per AOA Category 1-A CME requirements, a faculty member or SME will respond to your question within one week of an inquiry through November 1, 2020. Please be aware that the SME may respond to your question directly to your contact information or it may be posted online on a FAQ page per specialty.

Disclosures

The American Osteopathic Association has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest must be identified in the activity syllabus and/or program.

In accordance with disclosure policies of AOA and the ACCME, every effort has been made to ensure all CME activities are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. These policies include complying with ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support and resolving all possible conflicts of interest for all individuals in control of content.

All individuals in control of content were asked to declare any financial interest/arrangement or affiliation that may be perceived as a conflict of interest in the context of their presentations along with any anticipated off label use or unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products. All planners and faculty with disclosures were reviewed by an unbiased reviewer and potential conflicts were resolved.

View the list of faculty presenters and planning committee members whose perceived potential conflicts of interest have been resolved.

DISCLAIMER

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by the AOA. In no event will the AOA be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from commercial interests.

The symposia session “Hope for Headaches – New Therapies are changing the treatment of migraine and cluster headaches” is supported by an independent educational grant from Lilly and provided in collaboration with the American Osteopathic Association and Forefront Collaborative.

The symposia session “Alleviating the Burden of Influenza: Recognition and Care of the High-Risk Patient” is supported by an independent educational grant from Genentech and provided by the American Osteopathic Association and Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC.

The symposia session “New Data, New Directions in Managing Patients with or at High Risk of ASCVD” is supported by an independent educational grant from Amarin and provided by the American Osteopathic Association and Medtelligence.

The session “Building Pathways in Pain Management: Advancing the future of Chronic Pain Management” is supported by an independent educational grant from AOA Division of Public Health and is provided by American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and American Osteopathic Association.

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