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Patrick Remington, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine & Public HealthAssociate Dean for Public Health and Professor of Population Health Sciences

Public Health Learning Modules: Continuing Education

 

 

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) for the advancement of patient care.  Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

            

Hardware and Software Requirements

The online courses offered on this website require a computer using the Windows Operating System (95/98, NT, 2000, ME, XP) or Mac Operating System (OS X version 10.7 or higher), and Internet Explorer version 5.5 or higher, Mozilla Firefox version 3.5 or higher, Safari version 6 or higher, or Chrome version 6 or higher. 

Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentations, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software.

 

Continuing Education Credits

You need to view the entire program to receive credit. You will then be directed to a link for the post test and evaluation.  To receive credit, you will need to correctly answer 70% of the questions on the post-test. Upon successful completion of the post test, and completion of the evaluation, a certificate will be available for you to print. You will have three opportunities to complete the post-test.

Continuing Education Credit is available for all Modules EXCEPT 13, 14 and 18-Concluding Module.

 

Date of Release: December 1, 2014
Date of Review: November 30, 2014
Expiration Date: December 1, 2017

 

Target Audience

This activity is intended for Public Health students and practitioners, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants, PT/OT, Pharmacists, Social Workers, and other health professional students and practitioners.

 

Credit Statements

Category 1

Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of [varies by Module] AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

 

Nurses CE

Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for [varies by Module] contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses licensed in Iowa and California:  This activity was planned and developed in accordance with the continuing education standards of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  The Iowa Board of Nursing and the California Board of Nursing will honor ANCC continuing education credits for face-to-face programs held outside Iowa and California, or for ANCC-approved online recorded courses taken in a self-study format.

 

Pharmacy

This enduring material activity is provided by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE).  HSCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  

 

Physical & Occupational Therapy

The Boards of Physical and Occupational Therapy Practice do not pre-approve continuing education course offerings, but will accept a continuing education activity when they are planned and conducted for physical and occupational therapists and the continuing education activity relates to the practice of Physical and Occupational Therapy.  Each professional is responsible for their own certification.

 

Social Work
This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work.  Each professional is responsible for their own certification.

 

Public Health CPH CE

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research is a pre-approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. In order to claim credit, CPH Certified public health professionals must log into the CPH Recertification & Reporting System (www.nbphe.org/recert/index.cfm) to report the recertification activity.

 

Disclosures

As a sponsor accredited by the ACCME, it is the policy of Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education to require the disclosure of anyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity. All relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests and/or manufacturers must be disclosed to participants at the beginning of each activity. Each faculty and planning committee member has indicated that they have no financial affiliations that is a conflict of interest.

 

Resolution of Conflict of Interest

Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education has implemented a process to resolve any potential conflicts of interest for each continuing education activity in order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance, and that the content is aligned with the interest of the public. This review is done by committee and/or peer review.

 

Faculty/Planning Committee Disclosures

Each of the planning committee members and faculty presenting in the Modules have listed no financial interest/arrangement or affiliation that would be considered a conflict of interest.

 

Financial Support

This program is not supported by any commercial or financial interest.

 

Planning Committee

Christine M. Arcari, PhD, MPH; Jessica Boyer, MPH, MSW; Lisa Ann Campbell, DNP, MSN, RN; Vera Cardinale, MPH; Suzanne B. Cashman, ScD; Daniel Handysides, DrPH, MPH, CHES, CHG; Debbie Hoyer, MPH; Jennifer K. Ibrahim, PhD, MPH; Jill E. Lavigne, PhD, MPH; Amy Lee, MD, MPH, MBA; Thomas L. Lenz, PharmD, MA, PAPHS, FACLM; Allison Lewis; Rika Maeshiro, MD, MPH; Sally O’Neill, PhD; Allison Roper, LICSW.

 

Privacy and Confidentiality Policy

We respect, and are committed to protecting, your privacy. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to anyone. You may read HSCE's Privacy, Security and Refund Policy on the HSCE website.

 

Questions?

If you have any questions, please call Health Sciences Continuing Education at 1-800-548-2633, or 402-280-1830. Questions may also be sent via E-mail

 

A project of Temple University College of Public Health and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR), made possible with support from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
A nationwide, interdisciplinary Advisory Committee provided guidance on the modules.

 

 

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