Accreditation Information


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 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the 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


Upon completion of this activity, Heartland Hospital Medicine Conference, participants will be able to:
1. Review pertinent literature related to hospital medicine including novel concepts and opportunities for practice improvement
2. Contrast current and prior guidelines for optimal management of pneumonia
3. Identify novel uses for direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs)
4. Recognize contemporary trends in the diagnosis, management, and prognosis of COVID-19
5. List evidence-based strategies to manage acute decompensations of cirrhosis
6. Explore recent changes in evidence-based management of heat failure

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.