AO North America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Education Dental Credit statement
As an Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) accredited provider, AO North America meets the definition of a constituent or component organization of the AMA and thereby meets most state dental board requirements of an approved sponsor of continuing education. This course is focused on clinical issues in oral-maxillofacial surgery that are relevant to the treatment and care of dental patients. Most states accept AMA constituents as approved sponsors for continuing dental education credit. If you have questions, your state dental board can confirm eligibility of this course.
AMA designation statement
AO North America designates this Live educational activity for a maximum of _____ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For Canada-based physicians attending AO NA courses
All live conferences or live courses held outside of Canada can be reported as accredited group learning activities under Section 1 of the MOC Program if they are developed by a university, academy, college, academic institution, or physician organization.
Courses sponsored by AO North America meet the criteria of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons for accredited group learning activities.
AO North America is a Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) Provider (Number 244).
This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for ____ hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.
Conflict of interests statement
When individuals in a position to control or influence the development of the content have reported financial relationships with one or more commercial interests, AO North America utilizes a process to identify and mitigate potential conflicts to ensure that the content presented is free of commercial bias.
It is the policy of AO North America to abide by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Standard 2: “Prevent Commercial Bias and Marketing in Accredited Continuing Education,” requires all planners, including course directors, chairs, and faculty, involved in the development of CME content to disclose their relevant financial relationships prior to participating in the activity. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. The intent of the disclosure is not to prevent a faculty with a relevant financial or other relationship from teaching, but to provide participants with information that might be of importance to their evaluation of content. All potential conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to the commencement of this activity.
AO North America faculty and staff assume no personal liability for the techniques or the use of any equipment and accessories used for teaching purposes in the laboratory. The certificate provided pertains only to the participants’ completion of the course and does not, in any way, attest to the proficiency of the participants’ clinical experience.
AO North America fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If any registrant needs accommodation, please do not hesitate to submit a written request at least one month prior to this activity.