Accreditation Statements

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

John Wiley & Sons designates this website for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

In order to successfully complete this activity, physicians must complete a three-step learning cycle, as follows: 1) review original clinical question(s); 2) identify the relevant sources from among those consulted; and 3) describe the application of their findings to practice.

Physicians may claim a half (0.5) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for conducting a single structured online search on a clinical topic. Physicians may claim up to a limit of twenty (20) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ per year (or 40 searches at 0.5 credit per search).

Goals and Objectives

Goal: Improve clinical decision-making and associated patient care outcomes by providing physicians with evidence-based information relevant to their clinical questions.

Objectives: As a result of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Access and apply validated information that can enhance their decision-making in specific instances of diagnosis and treatment.
  2. Engage in structured, self-directed reflection on the question, the evidence, and the application of information to a particular clinical case.

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Disclosure Information

All faculty, course directors, planning committee members and others in a position to control the content of an educational activity are required to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Conflicts of interest resulting from a relevant financial relationship must be resolved prior to the activity.

The following individuals have a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest(s):

NameProprietary EntityNature of Financial Relationship
Henry C. Barry. MD, MSWiley InterscienceConsultant
Mark H. Ebell. MD, MSJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.Consultant
 American Family PhysiciansDeputy Editor
Allan Shaughnessy. PharmD, MMedEdFamily Medicine Education Consortium, IncAdvisory Committee
 Hallmark HealthcareConsultant
 Tufts UniversityConsultant
 Tufts Health Care InstituteConsultant
 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.Consultant
 American Family PhysicianConsultant
 University of Vermont, Assoc. ChapterConsultant
 American College of Obstetrics and GynecologyConsultant
 Prescriber's LetterConsultant
 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic MedicineConsultant
David C. Slawson. MDJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.Consultant
  Speaker Bureau

There are no individuals that have no relevant financial relationship to report in the last 12 months with a commercial interest.