In support of patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
For Medicine: Rush University Medical Center designates enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
For Nursing: Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 nursing contact hour(s).
For Pharmacy: Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 contact hour(s) for pharmacists.
For Psychologists: Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring material for 1.25 CE credits in psychology.
For Dieticians: This enduring material has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.25 CPEUs.
For Social Work: As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Rush University Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved continuing education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 general continuing education credits.
For Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy: Rush University Medical Center is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000378) and occupational therapy (224.000220) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring material for 1.25 continuing education credits.
ABIM MOC: Successful completion of this activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participation completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
AAFP Prescribed Credits: The AAFP has reviewed Food as Medicine: Calorie Density- A Simple Yet Powerful Approach to Weight Loss and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.25 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 08/17/2023 to 08/17/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.
ABLM MOC: The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine has approved 1.25 maintenance of certification credits (MOC) for this learning activity.