Internet Searching and Learning
UUCME Policy for Internet Point of Care Accepted Source Material
For learners applying for CME credit through Internet Searching and Learning (also known as Internet Point of Care - IPoC), UUCME considers informational sources as valid when they have all of the following characteristics:
- The educational content does not reside on a website controlled by a commercial interest, defined by ACCME as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The following are not considered to be commercial interests: providers of clinical service directly to patients, government organizations, 501-C non-profit organizations, non-health care related companies, liability insurance providers, health insurance providers, group medical practices, for-profit hospitals, for-profit rehabilitation centers, for-profit nursing homes, blood banks, and diagnostic laboratories.
- There are no links to products of a commercial interest embedded in the educational content.
- There is no advertising within the educational content.
2. Content validity: the content has been validated through a formal process, such as review by an editor, editorial board, or manuscript review.
3. The educational content complies with all of the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Policy on Enduring Materials and Internet CME Policy, including:
- All required information is transmitted to the learner prior to encountering the educational materials, including a listing of proncipal faculty and their credentials, disclosure of editors' and/or authors; conflicts of interest (or none), sourcve(s) of commercial support (if any), date of original release, date of most recent review, expiration date.
- Content is current (reviewed within the last 3 years)
4. By their nature, all sources indexed in Index Medicus (or PubMed) by the Nationsl Library of Medicine are automatically considered meeting all of the above criteria.
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Accreditation:The University of Utah School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)¿. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
If you would like to obtain a report of your CME credits for activities accredited by The Universtiy of Utah CME office, please go to www.medicine.utah.edu/cme and click on credit summary request.
(Please allow 2 weeks from your search until the credits are added to the CME database)
For questions regarding CME or the activity, contact Jerrald Roberts @ 581-6886 or email@example.com .