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 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IPE Competencies

  • Teams and Teamwork


The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 16 nursing contact hours.

Needs Statement

Hospitalists sometimes struggle to maintain currency with the broad and rapidly-changing evidence in our field, and many community hospitalists around the region lack access to


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss landmark articles in the field of Hospital Medicine that have come out in the past year
2. Deliver compassionate care across the spectrum of clinical scenarios
3. Identifying appropriately manage weight loss medications
4. Recognize the strengths and opportunities related to rapid response teams at their home hospital
5. Describe potential future applications for wearable technology with in the hospital setting
6. Review how to optimally manage chronic inpatient conditions such as respiratory failure, pressure ulcers, and liver failure

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Fellows and Sudents in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Hospitalists.

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.