Accreditation Information

Direct Accreditation:
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Risk Management
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

Objectives

-- To discuss Ethical Issues of Caring for Incarcerated Patients
- To discuss recently revised consent policy which includes newly inserted section addressing incarcerated patients consent
- To discuss the rights of incarcerated patients in Massachusetts
- To discuss common ethical dilemmas experienced by staff regarding clinical care of incarcerated patients

Target Audience

BMC/BUSM staff

Faculty Disclosure

Faculty, Planning Committee and CME Administrator disclosure statement

Ellen Weinstein, Speaker, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Andrew Clark, Speaker, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

William Gibbons, Speaker, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Michael Ieong, Course Director, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Cathy Fabrizy, Co-Course Director, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Sakina Flint, RSS Coordinator, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

 

Faculty disclosure of off-label use

Faculty member does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

FacultyDisclosure Policy

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals, and their spouses/partners, involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.