Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, University of Kentucky HealthCare CECentral 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 healthcare team.


This live activity is designated for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IPE Competencies

  • Roles/ Responsibilities
  • Teams and Teamwork


The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 20 nursing contact hours.


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 20 MOC II points in Medical Knowledge, 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."


As a result of participating in the Heartland Hospital Medicine Conference, participants will be able to:

  1. Review pertinent recent 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 periperative medicine including perioperative risk stratification, transfusion medicine, and tracheostomy management
  5. List evidence-based strategies to manage various manifestations of chemical dependency including alcohol dependence and opioid use disorder
  6. Explore recent changes in evidence-based management of heart failure and chronic kidney disease

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.