Accreditation Information

Health Professional CME Course


About
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 Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Medical Educator Consortium and the Nutrametrix Educational Institute. The Medical Educator Consortium is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Designation Statement:
The Medical Educator Consortium designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Disclosure Statement: The Medical Educator Consortium (MEC™) adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support. All persons who are in a position to control the content of the CME activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest(s) to the provider. An onsite Faculty Disclosure outlining this information will be made available to all participants prior to the CME activity. MEC has also implemented a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interests prior to the CME 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 CME 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 ACCME Standards of Commercial Support, state that the director of the CME activity, planning committee members, faculty/presenters/moderators cannot accept any additional payments or reimbursements from any commercial interest(s) for participating in CME activities for MEC. In addition, we draw your attention to the following:


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: Arlene Bruinsma RN, MSN, CNS is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 14727. This course is approved for 16.75 contact hours. Out of State nurses are responsible for determining if California CE’s are accepted in your state, however most states do accept them.


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.