Accreditation Information

CME

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based learning and improvement

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 10 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
1. Identify strategies to initiate and transition medically assisted treatment for opioid dependence.
2. Describe contemporary trends in cardiology, including device technology, risk stratification tools, and oral antithrombotics.
3. Discuss clinical topics pertinent to critical care, ventilator management, cirrhosis, venous thromboembolism, and interstitial lung disease.
4. Identify management strategies for infectious disease syndromes such as sepsis and endocarditis.
5. Apply evidence-based medicine to optimize the value of test ordering.
6. Discuss high-impact publications in the field of hospital medicine.
7. Review scientific posters presenting clinical vignettes and innovations from around the region.
8. Recognize treatment strategies for common inpatient GI problems such as cirrhosis and enteric bleeding.

Target Audience

The Heartland Hospital Medicine Conference will be beneficial to all clinicians involved in caring for patients in the inpatient setting. This includes physicians from internal medicine and family medicine, as well as advanced practice providers who care for patients in the hospital setting.

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.