Accreditation
Boston Children’s Hospital is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP. Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for a maximum of 19.0 continuing education credits (credit numbers broken down by course option and reflected in chart below). Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Dentistry
This activity carries a maximum 19.0 contact hours (credit numbers broken down by course option and reflected in chart below). Dentists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 



Physician
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for a maximum 19.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(credit numbers broken down by course option and reflected in chart below). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Nurse
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for a maximum 19.0 contact hours for nurses (credit numbers broken down by course option and reflected in chart below). Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Virtual On-Demand Course CME Credits Nursing Credits Dentistry Credits
Virtual On-Demand Option 1: Virtual Pediatric Sedation Outside the OR: Sedation Provider 10.5 10.5 10.5
Virtual On-Demand Option 2: Virtual Pediatric Dental Sedation Outside the OR: Dental Sedation Provider 8.0 8.0 8.0
Virtual On-Demand Option 3: Virtual Pediatric Dental Sedation Outside the OR: Dental Sedation Provider 13.0 13.0 13.0
In-Person Conference CME Credits Nursing Credits Dentistry Credits
Two- Day Conference 14.5 14.5 14.5
Optional Saturday Breakfast Panel 1.0 1.0 1.0
Optional Saturday Lunch Panel 1.5 1.5 1.5
Optional Sunday Breakfast Panel 1.0 1.0 1.0
Optional Sunday Lunch Panel 1.5 1.5 1.5
For a maximum of 19.0 19.0 19.0
AAPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at: www.eaccme.eu.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.
Approvals
The conference is designed to meet the California Business and Professions Code, Chapter 4, Article 2.85, Section 1647.13 requirement for “approved courses of study related to oral conscious sedation of minor patients as a condition of certification renewal as an oral conscious sedation provider.” We are registered providers of continuing education by the Dental Board of California RP# 5079.

This course meets the Dental Board of California's requirements for a maximum of 16.0 units of continuing education.

This anesthesia/sedation techniques CE course was approved by the New York State Board for Dentistry.

Please check with your State Board to verify, as requirements differ from state to state.


Risk Management Credits
This activity meets the requirements for 3.5 Risk Management Credits as proscribed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine and defined in 243 CMR 2.06(5)(d) I. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.


The sessions approved for Risk Management are outlined below:
  • Adverse Events in Sedation: Risk and Reduction
  • Does Sedation Harm the Developing Brain: What To Tell Parents? 
  • Expect the Best Through Preparing for the Worst: Video Illustration of Sedation Safety Gaps
  • How Long Should Fasting Be?  The Newest Data and Guidelines
  • The Obese Child: Assessment and Management 
  • The Practical Aspects of Designing a Sedation Simulation Program for Training 
  • The Pre-Sedation Evaluation: Seeking and Identifying the Most Important Risks

Disclosure Statement

Boston Children's Hospital adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that Boston Children's may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.


ACGME Competencies

This course is designed to meet one or more of the following American Board of Medical Specialties/Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies:

  • Patient and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills

IEC Competencies
This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Interprofessional Education Collaborative competencies:
  • Interprofessional Communication