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. 1. Access and apply validated information that can enhance their decision-making in specific instances of diagnosis and treatment.
  2. 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.

Scientific planning committee members Allen Shaughnessy, David Slawson, Siane Kelsall, Erik Lindbloom, Henry Barry, Linda Speer, Mark Ebell, Michael Malus, Nita Shrikant Kulkarni, and Roland Grad have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.