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Earn Continuing Medical Education Credits and Continuing Education Credits at BioConference Live

 


 

All BioConference Live online programs are approved for Free CME and/or CE Credits.

  • Laboratory Animal Sciences February 13-14, 2014 Accredited by the Registry of Approved Continuing Education RACE of the American Association of Veterinary State Boards.
  • Neuroscience March 19-20, 2014 Accredited by AACC

  • Clinical Diagnostics May 28-30, 2014 Accredited by AACC
  • Genetics and Genomics August 20-21, 2014 Accredited by AACC
  • Cancer: Research, Discovery, Therapeutics October 29-30, 2014 Accredited by AACC

AACC Accreditation

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM


This live internet 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 the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) and LabRoots. The AACC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The AACC designates each of the following live internet presentations for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  


All individuals involved in planning and developing the contents of the CME presentations were required to submit a disclosure form.  For those individuals who disclosed that they (and/or an immediate family member/partner) have a financial relationship with a company whose products/services may be referenced or discussed in the program presentations, the relationships are described below.


Planning committee members:


Pinar Bayrak-Toydemir, MD, PhD, University of Utah/ARUP Labs disclosed no relevant financial relationships


Joan Bennett, PhD, Rutgers University - disclosed no relevant financial relationships


Wieslaw Furmaga, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio - disclosed no relevant financial relationships


Pierre-Antoine Gourraud, PhD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco disclosed Board/Committee  Membership and  Stocks/Bonds - Mira Medicine Inc.


C Jimmy Lin, MD, PhD, MHS, Rare Genomics Institute at Washington University at St. Louis - disclosed no relevant financial relationships


Vincent Mauro, Ph.D., Scripps Institute - disclosed no relevant financial relationships


John Quackenbush, PhD, Harvard University disclosed Consultant fees from GenoSpace, LLC., Johnson and Johnson, Caris Life Sciences, Teklicon, Elsevier; Board/Committee membership with GenoSpace, LLC., Caris Life Sciences, SynapDx, Genimbi, Nabsys; Stocks/Bonds with Karyopharm, GenoSpace, LLC., Panthera, Exosome Diagnostics;  and Honorarium/expenses from Biogen Idec


Deanne Taylor, MS, PhD, Rutgers University - disclosed no relevant financial relationships


Theral Timpson, Mendelspod - disclosed no relevant financial relationships

 

Speakers:


Mark B Gerstein, PhD, Yale University disclosed Board/Committee Membership and Stocks with DNAnexus and Binas


Michael C Jewett, PhD,  Northwestern University - disclosed no relevant financial relationships


Bruce R Korf, MD, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham disclosed Grant/Research Support from Novartis; Consultant fee from-Accolade, Illumina; Board/Committee membership with Accolade


Ellen T Matloff, MS, CGC, Gene Counsel - disclosed no relevant financial relationships

 


Heather McLaughlin, PhD, MB(ASCP)CM, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University Medical School disclosed Consultant fee from  LMM

 

 AACCs CME Committee reviewed all of the disclosed information. If any potential or real conflicts of interests were identified, they were resolved prior to the conference


ACCENT credit hours


AACC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 ACCENT credit hour (per speaker presentation). AACC is an approved provider of continuing education (CE) for clinical laboratory scientists licensed in states that require documentation of CE, including California, Florida, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and West Virginia. ACCENT credit is also recognized by several organizations: American Association of Bioanalysts, American Board of Clinical Chemistry, American Society of Microbiology, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, American Society for Clinical Pathology , American Medical Technologists, Association of Clinical Scientists, International Federation of Clinical Chemistry, and the National Registry in Clinical Chemistry.


Instructions for claiming continuing education credits

For presentations accredited for ACCENT credit only, click on the link provided and you will be directed to the AACC website. You will be asked to enter a log-in number and password. If you dont already have a log-in number with AACC, simply create an account to obtain your log-in number and create a password.  

For presentations accredited for both CME and ACCENT credit, you will first be required to complete a short quiz before claiming your continuing education credits. The quiz takes only about 5 minutes to complete and contains 3 or 4 multiple-choice or true/false questions about the presentation. After passing the quiz, you will be directed to the AACC website as described above.

NSGC CEU Accreditation

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) promotes the professional interests of genetic counselors and provides a network for professional communication. Local and national continuing education opportunities and the discussion of all issues relevant to human genetics and the genetic counseling profession are an integral part of membership in NSGC.  The American Board of Genetic Counseling, certifies genetic counselors and accredits genetic counseling training programs. The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)is the professional membership association for the genetic counseling profession.

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized LabRoots, Inc, BioConference Live to offer Category 2 CEUs for the 2014 BioConference Live, Genetics and Genomics Course.  The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of certification and recertification.

 

Genetic Counselors:

 

This activity should be submitted to NSGC for approval as a Category 2 CEU. Please visit the NSGC website at http://nsgc.org/category2 for more information. A completed CEU application will include:

 

 

  • Category 2 CEU Application: available here: http://nsgc.org/d/do/2774
  • Conference Agenda with topics, speakers, and length of sessions
  • Certificate/proof of attendance documents the authorized body approving the programs continuing education credits as well as the number of credits earned.
  • $25.00 nonrefundable check made out in US dollars to the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

 


 
Definition of Contact Hour
One contact hour = one 60 minute clock hour of interaction between learner and instructor or between learner and materials which have been prepared to bring about learning.
Definition of CEU: One CEU = ten contact hours of participation in organized continuing education/training experience under responsible, qualified direction and instruction.


RACE Certification

Continuing education credits will be offered at the upcoming 3rd Annual Laboratory Animal Science BioConference Live (LAS BCL). CE credit for a wide variety of career fields wil be available. (Some currently are in the process of being approved.)


The 2014 LAS BCL offers more than 50 hours of continuing education. The maximum CE credits per person in 24 hours.


2014 LAS BCL sessions meet the requirements for Continuing Education Unites (CEU) of American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) and Candian Assocation for Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS). Selected topics meet Academy of Surgical Research (ASR) requirements of CEUs.


2014 LAS BCL Program has been reviewed and approved for 55 hours of continuing education credit American Association of Veterinary State Boards Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. We will email all conference participants when this approval decision is finalized.

 

Please note that Industry Track presentations will not qualify for CEUs.

AALAS Certification

This conference meets American Association for Laboratory Animal Science requirements for CE.

CALAS Certification

This conference meets Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science CE.

Requirements for Successful Completion

To earn CME or CE Credits, you must view an entire presentation. Following the presentation you must complete the CE Credit form which will be available following each talk. After you have completed the required information, the Certificate will appear which may be delayed. You can then print the certificate which may take up to 30 seconds. Please be patient. You can also complete the CE Credit form from the BioConference Live website's CE Credit page.


If you have any questions, please send an email to Info@BioConferenceLive.com or call +1-714-463-4673