NCCIH Online Continuing Education Series: Accreditation

Overview

Each Online Continuing Education Series module includes a lecture video on a complementary health approach. At the end of each module, the learner is required to complete a short post-test. Post-tests must be completed with an accuracy of 70 percent or better in order for the learner to receive continuing education credit. Each module will take about 1 hour to complete.

Release Date: May 26, 2005
Updated: December 1, 2019
Expires: December 31, 2021

Target Audience

This activity was designed for physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals interested in research and learning about complementary and integrative health.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the learner should be able to:

  • Define approaches to complementary health practice
  • Discuss the principles of complementary health
  • Describe uses of complementary health practices
  • Identify research needs within the field of complementary and integrative health

Note: Each module has content-specific learning objectives.

Activity Goal

Discuss complementary health approaches of interest to health care providers and the public.

This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/IOM competencies:

Faculty

The following are subject matter experts who provided and reviewed content for their lectures.

M. Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Pain and Integrative Neuroscience Branch
Division of Intramural Research
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Steven Cole, Ph.D.
Director
Social Genomics Core Laboratory
University of California, Los Angeles
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Richard A. Deyo, M.D., M.P.H.
Kaiser Permanente Endowed Professor of Evidence-Based Family Medicine
Oregon Health and Science University
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jerome Groopman, M.D.
Chief
Experimental Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dina and Raphael Recanati Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Co-author of Your Medical Mind (Penguin Press).

Bill J. Gurley, Ph.D.
Pharmacology Core Lead
Principal Scientist
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi, Oxford
Adjunct Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Pamela Hartzband, M.D.
Attending Physician
Division of Endocrinology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Co-author of Your Medical Mind (Penguin Press).

Bin He, Ph.D.
Trustee Professor
Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience
Carnegie Mellon University
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Patricia L. Hibberd, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair
Division of Global Health
Boston University School of Public Health
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

David Spiegel, M.D.
Willson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Director of the Center on Stress and Health
Medical Director
Center for Integrative Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Claudia M. Witt, M.D., M.B.A.
Director
Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine
University Hospital Zurich
Professor of Medicine
University of Zurich
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Note: All Ciné-Med employees in control of content have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation

Jointly Accredited Provider logo; Interprofessional Continuing Education

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Ciné-Med and the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).

Ciné-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Physicians

Ciné-Med designates this enduring material for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

This activity is approved for 11 contact hours for nurses.

Each lecture is designated for a maximum of 1 credit hour. Lectures can not be retaken for duplicate credit.

Support

This activity is funded by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).

Questions About This Activity

If you have a question about the CME lectures or experience a technical problem, please contact the NCCIH Clearinghouse.