This program is intended as an interdisciplinary conference for neurologists, primary care physicians, nurses and health professionals.
The University Of South Alabama College Of Medicine will designate this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 11 AAFP credits. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This conference is being held for healthcare providers interested in increasing knowledge, addressing competence or performance, and improving patient outcomes in areas of clinical neurology.
The professional practice gap was identified by use of faculty/staff surveys, IOM data, ACGME competencies, Core Measures, Hospital Infection Control rates and National Patient Safety Goals. The format of this activity will be lecture, PowerPoint, and question and answer sessions.
Dr. Juan Ochoa, Leigh Rowell, and Sharrie Cranford, LGSW, have disclosed that, as conference chair and planners they have no affiliations, arrangements or financial agreements which could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.
The following planners, reviewers, and faculty have declared they have no relations with commercial interest that would present a conflict: Elias Chalhub, MD, Leigh Rowell, Sharrie Cranford, LGSW, CMEP, Dean Naritoku, MD, Juan Ochoa, MD, Bassam Bassam, MD, Daniel Dees, MD, Steve Cordina, MD, Elizabeth Minto, MD, Paul Maertens, MD,J. Ivan Lopez, MD.
It is the policy of University of South Alabama Continuing Medical Education (USA CME) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities. All faculty members participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored and facilitated by USA CME are required to disclose to participants any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Disclosure of faculty commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Faculty are also expected to openly disclose any discussion of off-label and/or investigational uses of drugs in their presentations.
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