Primary Care Clinicians
Conflict of Interest Statements
The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) Committee on Continuing Professional Development is responsible for management and resolution of conflict for any individual who may have influence on content, who have served as faculty, or who may produce CME/CPD content for the CAFP. Management/ Resolution may include learner notification, peer review of content before presentation, requirement of EB-CME, changing topics, or even dismissing a potential planning or faculty member.
It is the policy of the CAFP to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of their continuing education activities. All individuals with potential to influence the content of this program have submitted Conflict of Interest declarations that have been reviewed according to policy. Learner notification of declarations is below. All individuals with potential conflicts have been contacted by CAFP staff or CCPD members, and issues of conflict have been discussed, managed, and resolved.
AAPA has implemented a process to identify and resolve conflicts of interest that may exist which affect the independence and fair balance of an educational activity. All planning committee members, authors and speakers are required to disclose relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests. There were no potential or real conflicts of interest disclosed.
NPHF has implemented a process to identify and resolve conflicts of interest that may exist which affect the independence and fair balance of an educational activity. All planning committee members, authors and speakers are required to disclose relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests. There were no potential or real conflicts of interest disclosed.
Blair Cushing, DO, declares in the past 12 months neither she nor any member of her immediate family have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with one or more organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this continuing education program.
Julie Theriault, PA-C, declares in the past 12 months neither she nor any member of her immediate family have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with one or more organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this continuing education program.
Curriculum and Planning Committee Members Douglas W. Martin FACOEM, FAAFP, FIAIME; Cheri Olson, MD; Benjamin Smith, PA-C; and staff members from the American Academy of Physician Assistants Marie-Michele Leger, MPH, PA-C; California Academy of Family Physicians: Jerri L. Davis, CHCP and Shelly Rodrigues, CAE, FACEHP; Healthcare Performance Consulting: Christopher Larrison; Interstate Postgraduate Medical Assocation: Mary Ales, CPHP, FACEHP, Heidi Ness and Kate Nisbet, MBA; Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation: Phyllis Zimmer, MN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN and consultant Sheila Robertson, MPH declare in the past 12 months neither they nor any member of their immediate families have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with one or more organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this continuing education program.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the joint providers, AAFP, CAFP, AAPA and NPHF.
This Enduring Material Activity, Pathways in Management: Effectively Addressing Osteoarthritis, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins January 31, 2019. Term of approval is one year from this date. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians. The CAFP designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.
This course is approved for 0.75 contact hours by the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation, California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 16441.
This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; clinicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted on the title page. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, AAFP Prescribed Credit AANC Credit or AAPA Category 1 Credit, you must receive a minimum score of 65 percent on the post-test questions. Upon successful completion of the post-test, the learner will receive a certificate of participation that can be used to claim CME/CE credit.
Steps to Earn CME/CE credit
Read the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures. Study the educational content online. Choose the best answer to each online post-test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a minimum 65 percent passing score and complete the activity evaluation.
Your certificate will be emailed to the address you provided when registering. You may print the certificate, but you cannot alter it.
For questions regarding the content of this activity or for technical assistance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CAFP has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that information contained herein is accurate in accordance with the latest available scientific knowledge at the time of accreditation of this continuing education program. Information regarding drugs (e.g., their administration, dosages, contraindications, adverse reactions, interactions, special warnings, and precautions) and drug delivery systems is subject to change, however, and the learner is advised to check the manufacturer's package insert for information concerning recommended dosage and potential problems or cautions prior to dispensing or administering the drug or using the drug delivery systems.
Approval of credit for this continuing education program does not imply endorsement by CAFP of any product or manufacturer identified.
Any medications or treatment methods suggested in this CME/CE activity should not be used by the practitioner without evaluation of their patient's condition(s) and possible contraindication(s) or danger(s) of use of any specific medication.
Unlabeled Use Disclosure
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder in the United States. The aging population and obesity epidemic will likely increase the number of people affected with symptomatic OA.
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