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.

Objectives

1. Review the geographic distribution of Lyme disease, Southern tick associated rash illness (STARI), Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, and other emerging tick- borne diseases.
2. Define the symptoms and clinical presentation of Lyme disease, STARI, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, and emerging tick-borne diseases.
3. Identify the serologic tests used to diagnose various tick-borne diseases.
4. Discuss prevention of tick borne diseases.

Target Audience

individuals at all levels of care in both the primary care and behavioral health.

Faculty Disclosure

Faculty, Planning Committee and CME Administrator disclosure statement

Vishakha Sabharwal, Speaker,  has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Jennifer Siegel, Speaker,  has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Sharon jacobs, Course Director, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Ellen Katz, 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.

 

Faculty Disclosure 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.