CME Information

CME Information

Instructions to Receive Credit

In order to receive credit for this activity, the participant must attend the conference and complete a program evaluation. Certificates of credit will be emailed to learners 3-4 weeks after the conclusion of the conference.

  • At the conclusion of the meeting, all eligible attendees will receive an email to complete the program evaluation.
  • PCRS provides the post-test to attendees three weeks after the conclusion of the event to evaluate the retention of the knowledge gained by attending the sessions. Attendees must complete the post-test to earn CME.

Target Audience

Practicing physicians, physicians in training, and scientists in training in the field of reproductive medicine representing:

  • Andrology/Male Infertility
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Physician team members and allied health professionals representing:

  • Complementary Healthcare
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Reproductive Biologists/Laboratory Specialists
  • Outside Agencies
    • Third-Party Agencies
    • Genetic Laboratories

Statement of Need/Program Overview

The Pacific Coast Reproductive Society annual meeting is designed to provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) to physicians and allied healthcare professionals. The Pacific Coast Reproductive Society’s (PCRS) global commitment to exceptional patient care is embodied in the continuing medical education of physicians, their teams, and allied professionals. Promoting the highest standards of clinical practice, patient safety, and improved patient outcomes, related to the treatment of infertility, is consistent with the principles and goals of PCRS.

The Pacific Coast Reproductive Society’s CME program is based on the integration of clinical practice, scientific research, and education in Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) Consistent with these values, the following goals of PCRS/CME are intended to:

  1. Cultivate an atmosphere for thinking differently, unconventionally, or from new perspectives
  2. Offer thought-provoking programming enabling physicians, their teams, and allied health care professionals to provide superior medical care for patients
  3. Update or reinforce knowledge of current concepts, techniques, or practices
  4. Promote innovation in clinical practice and research
  5. Foster the integration of advances in relevant scientific and clinical research ensuring clinicians access to timely and relevant information
  6. Enable clinicians to recognize, practice, discuss, and apply new concepts, technologies, or practices, as they relate to the management of infertility in their specific area of clinical practice or research
  7. Further the identification and recognition of ethical, psychological, and cultural patient concerns
  8. Provide a forum for clinicians, academicians, and other professionals in allied fields to create or renew collegial and collaborative relationships that enhance their effectiveness, promote high standards of clinical practice, patient safety, and improved patient outcomes
  9. Facilitate a career-long continuum of medical education.
  10. PCRS accomplishes these goals through its Annual Meeting, which includes multiple disciplines (in reproductive medicine) in an educational program attracting regional, national, and international participants.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  1.  Explain indications for testosterone therapy in men with infertility
  2. Describe the stressors fertility patients experience during the normal course of treatment
  3. Discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of fertility patients
  4. Identify the specific challenges that IVF collection poses for isolating and assessing the effectiveness of innovation in ART
  5. Review friction points in the patient journey that make it difficult for patients to pursue or continue with treatment with the goal of reducing them
  6. Review knowledge of basic principles of AI and machine learning.
  7. Identify losses and discover which factors of REI risk management result in the most impact to claims reduction
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Physician Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and Pacific Coast Reproductive Society. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation

  • Global Education Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

  • Global Education Group is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • This educational activity for 17.75 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) Continuing Education

  • This educational activity has been approved for up to 11.5 contact hours of continuing education with ABB/PEER..

Global Contact Information

For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or [email protected].

 

Fee Information& Refund/Cancellation Policy

There is a fee for this educational activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Global Education Group (Global) adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other professional organizations, as applicable, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. All persons in a position to control the content of an accredited continuing education program provided by Global are required to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible company within the past 24 months to Global. All financial relationships reported are identified as relevant and mitigated by Global in accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. The content of this activity was vetted by Global to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated. All Faculty and planner disclosures will be provided during the conference.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Global Education Group (Global) and Pacific Coast Reproductive Society do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.


This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and Pacific Coast Reproductive Society.

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