Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Employ the knowledge gained regarding the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant hematologic disorders to improve patient care;
- Discuss state-of-the-art research in hematology; and
- Analyze the potential contribution of novel, not-yet-approved modalities of therapy to current evidence-based management of hematologic disorders.
The American Society of Hematology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Hematology designates this live activity for a maximum of 37.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physicians not licensed in the United States who participate in this CME activity are also eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
CME Certificate Eligibility
ASH is accredited to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to physicians.
Only physicians are eligible to be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. The AMA defines physicians as those individuals who have obtained an MD, DO or equivalent medical degree from another country.
How to Obtain a CME Certificate
A processing fee of $25 will be charged for CME certificates. If you plan to claim CME credit for attending the meeting, you must indicate this by checking the appropriate box during online registration. Attendees may complete the process to claim their CME credits and print their CME certificates on site through the Internet stations available at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Alternately, the evaluation can be accessed by clicking the CME link on the homepage.
The online process for claiming CME credits and printing a CME certificate for the 55th ASH Annual Meeting must be completed no later than April 11, 2014.
Certificate of Attendance
Non-physicians and other health-care professionals attending the meeting can receive a Certificate of Attendance on site at any of the Internet stations available at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Alternately, the evaluation can be accessed by clicking the Certificate of Attendance link of the homepage. There is no charge to meeting registrants for this service.
The online process for receiving a Certificate of Attendance for the 55th ASH Annual Meeting must be completed no later than April 11, 2014.
European Hematology Association CME
ASH is applying for CME accreditation with the European Hematology Association (EHA). For information about claiming EHA CME, please stop by the ASH CME desk or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conflict-of-Interest Policy for the ASH Annual Meeting
ASH is committed to providing quality, objective, balanced, and scientifically rigorous continuing medical education activities that are free from commercial and non-commercial bias. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), all meeting session chairs, speakers, and moderators are required to disclose any conflicts they may have in writing prior to the meeting and to read these relationships aloud as displayed at the start of their presentations. All poster presenters are required to disclose any conflicts they may have in writing prior to the meeting and display their disclosures on their poster boards. If bias, actual or perceived, occurs during the presentations, session attendees are encouraged to address such bias during the question-and-answer periods following the presentations.
Annual meeting contributors are asked to disclose any relationships of the following types: employment, consultancy, equity ownership, research funding, honoraria, patents and royalties, speakers bureau, membership on an entity’s board of directors or advisory committee, and any other financial relationship.
Any questions about this policy or concerns regarding disclosures should be directed to the ASH Meeting and CME Information desk in ASH Central located in the Great Hall Foyer on the first floor of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
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