Accreditation Information

Health Professional CME Course

Brochure for 2017 CME Course


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nutraMetrix Educational Institute

The nEI-nutraMetrix Educational institute is recognized for excellence in medical education. The nEI, works with experts in their field of medicine to offer current and multidisciplinary evidence based lectures, supporting an integrative approach to patient care. Through the promotion of interdisciplinary instruction, and a collaborative approach, for clinical practice, the nEI helps health professionals address complex patient needs, within their clinics and healthcare community.


Accreditation Information

Nutritional Interventions in Clinical Practice: Theory or Therapy

The Medical Educator Consortium, Inc.

Physicians:

Accreditation: The Medical Educator Consortium is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

Faculty Disclosure Statement: The Medical Educator Consortium (MEC) adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.  All individuals who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclosure all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to the provider. An onsite Faculty Disclosure outlining this information will be made available to all participants prior to educational activity. MEC has also implemented a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to the education activity being delivered to learners. Anyone refusing to disclose relevant financial relationships, will be disqualified from being a part of the planning and implementation of this CME activity and/or presentations will be identified as NON CME.

The source of all support from commercial interests will also be disclosed to learners prior to the beginning of the educational activity.

A commercial interest, as defined by the ACCME, is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.

MEC policies and procedures on reimbursement, and in accordance with the Standards of Commercial Support, state that the director of the activity, planning committee members, faculty/presenters/moderators cannot accept any additional payments or reimbursements from any commercial interest for participating in CME activities for MEC. In addition, we draw your attention to the following:

Information for Learners: All presentations that are based expected results, and purpose or objectives will be provided to learners by MEC. These have been framed in terms of physician change or health status improvement which is in keeping with our CME mission.

Content Validation: MEC expects that all of its CME program will adhere to the ACCME’s content validation value statements. Specifically, all the recommendations involving clinical medicine in a CME activity must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported or used in CME in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

Safeguards against Commercial Bias: MEC expects that the content or format of CME activities and related materials will promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine may use AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from this course towards AOA category 2 towards their relicensing. Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine are required to have 120 credit hours every 3 years, 30 hours in category 1 AOA and 90 hours in either Category 1 or 2 AOA. Please contact your state relicensing for specific State requirements. For more information from the American Osteopathic Association log on to their website at www.osteopathic.org.

Nurses:

Pending approval for contact hours by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

All other health professionals, including chiropractors, may individually submit course materials to their Licensing Boards for Continuing Education credits. nEI will provide a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.