35th Annual Arkansas Orthopaedic Forum

The UAMS Office of Continuing Education strives to assist healthcare professionals in their pursuit of lifelong learning to improve their ability to employ strategies for patient care; quality improvement; medical knowledge; evidence-based medicine; practice-based learning and improvement; interprofessional collaborative care; interpersonal and communication skills; work in interprofessional teams; and systems-based practice.

Continuing Education (CE) activities are developed based on needs assessment data to ensure that the content presented reflects current, evidence-based information such that participants are able to improve their knowledge, skills, and/or clinical outcomes for their patients.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

AMA Designation Statement

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 ANCC contact hours.  Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials.

AAPA Designation Statement

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy

This program has been approved for a maximum of 4.50 contact hours by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy.