CME Program for Medical Professionals

 

 

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM.

 

SPECIAL NOTE WHEN ADDING SPECIAL EVENTS (e.g., CME-related items):  IF YOU HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED FOR THE CONFERENCE AND YOU WISH TO PURCHASE A SPECIAL EVENT(S) -- please go to this link:  http://www.autismone.org/shop-conference-events

Welcome to the information page for the AutismOne 2017 International Continuing Medical Education Program, a joint collaborative initiative of AutismOne, the American Association of Integrative Medicine, and the American Academy of Pediatric Osteopathy. This year’s innovative educational program offers multiple days of learning, with, it is projected, 19.25-23.75 credit hours available for doctors, nurses,* and healthcare professionals* (AMA accepted credits). 

IMPORTANT:  For CME credit, please attend the Thursday CME lecture day, the Friday CME think tank day (licensed healthcare professionals only), and the Saturday CME think tank half-day (licensed healthcare professionals only). The Saturday afternoon endocannabinoid medicine CME credit program is optional (additional 3 credits), but Th/Fri/Sat a.m. is a prerequisite for this.

We have kept the prices the same as 2016, even with the additional credit hours offered.

This one-of-a-kind educational program aims to educate healthcare professionals in state-of-the-art approaches to integrative pediatrics and current science as it applies to autism spectrum disorders. This includes a review of evidence-based approaches and examination of cutting-edge and innovative therapies currently being researched. This educational offering will create and enhance and a knowledge base in the area of integrative pediatrics for the healthcare professional and, thereby, increase their understanding and knowledge of integrative pediatrics. Knowledge of integrative approaches to the pediatric population will increase a practitioner's ability to understand current complementary therapies the patient is using as well as to augment the practitioner’s ability to advise or implement integrative approaches that will benefit patients.

Please note: PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM.

THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017:  CME lecture day

FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017:  CME think tank day 1

SATURDAY, MAY 27, 2017:  CME think tank day 2 (half-day)

SATURDAY, MAY 27, 2017:  CME endocannabinoid medicine lectures (3 credits)

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Faculty members for this program are comprised of credentialed physicians and researchers. 

Topic areas include, but are not limited to (more detailed information to be posted soon):

Overview of disease etiology from pathogens and toxins

Overview of dysfunction relating to vagal nerve and retained primitive reflexes       

Immune system dysregulation related to insults, which impact the brain

Detoxification

Integrative model for pediatrics

Methylation and metabolic impairment remediation

Osteopathic model

Neurological issues and mitochondrial dysfunction

Nutritional remediation where complex conditions exist

Gastrointestinal pathology - research

Gut dysbiosis - intervention

 

Endocannabinoid system                                                          

(Please note that all program participants seeking CME credits need to be present for a test at the close of the program.)

 

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CME Credit/Accreditation

Joint-Provided:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Missouri State Medical Association/Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Institute for International Medicine (INMED) and Autism International Association (DBA AutismOne). 

Physicians: Institute for International Medicine is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association/Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Institute for International Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of the participation in the activity.

 

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*IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT CREDITS:
INMED provides credit to MDs and DOs. However, INMED can provide a Certificate of Completion to anyone who states the activity was accredited. It is up to the learner to submit to their boards to request credit. For example, a nurse or nurse practitioner would be able to submit to their accrediting body (which requires AMA-approved credits) to request credit. For example, for nurses, a certificate of completion will be provided after activity evaluation submission. Nurses can submit the certificate of completion to their state boards for consideration of CEUs.

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BOARD CERTIFIED IN INTEGRATIVE PEDIATRICS (BCIP)

For those clinicians (MD, DO, DC, ND, OMD, etc.) with a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in the field of integrative medicine, the American Association of Integrative Medicine is offering board certification credentialing in integrative pediatrics. For a limited time, the Board Certified in Integrative Pediatrics, BCIP, designation may be obtained through a professional portfolio review by the BCIP Board and completion of the BCIP beta exam. Applicants must have attended THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AND HALF-DAY SATURDAY PLUS COMPLETED THE EXAM as well as hold a current unrestricted license in their field of expertise (i.e., medicine, chiropractic, naturopathic medicine, nursing, etc.). (One-time BCIP certification fee of $395 for AAIM is paid to AutismOne; additionally, AAIM charges $165 annually [paid to AAIM directly by the healthcare professional] as an AAIM membership and maintenance fee. A credentialing process from AAIM, including license verification and references is required.) BCIP certificate holders who have attended AutismOne will be listed on the AutismOne website as a service to families seeking integrative care.

ENDOCANABINOID MEDICINE SEMINAR ONLY

For healthcare providers who ONLY would like to attend the 3-hour endocannabinoid medicine seminar on Saturday, AutismOne will issue an AutismOne Certificate of Attendance for this 3-hour seminar. (AutismOne 2017Conference registration is prerequisite; extra charge applies.)

 

CME PROGRAM REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY: Requests for CME-program-related item cancellations must be received by April 30, 2017 (a $75 cancellation fee will apply); cancellations after this date are non-refundable. Refunds will be sent by June 30, 2017.

 

AutismOne thanks Shawn Centers, DO, FACOP, BCIM, Activity Medical Director for Continuing Medical Education for the AutismOne 2017 Conference.

AutismOne shares CME participants' contact information with the American Association of Integrative Medicine.

 

SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

ADVISORY:

We reserve the right not to register any individual based on our own judgment. We further reserve the right to ask any person to leave the conference if that person’s conduct may interfere with the participation of others. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, creed, religion, gender, political party, or sexual orientation.