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CME, CE, and Letter of Attendance at SLEEP 2016

Credits are not included in the general registration fee. To apply for CME credit, CE credit for psychologists, or a letter of attendance, you must register and pay the appropriate fee.

Meeting Credits

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Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit for Physicians

Accreditation Statement

SLEEP 2016 meeting activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS). The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 38.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sessions Available to Earn CME Credit

SLEEP 2016 offers physicians the opportunity to earn as many as 38.25 CME credits. CME credit is awarded for Brown Bag Reports, Clinical Workshops, Discussion Groups, Invited Lectures, Keynote Address, Lunch Debate sessions, Meet the Professor sessions, Oral Presentations, Postgraduate Courses and Symposia. Specific details as to which sessions are eligible for CME credit are listed on the CME Reference Form, distributed at registration. Only those sessions sponsored by the APSS and listed on the CME Credit Claim Form are eligible for CME credit. Note: Poster viewing sessions are not eligible for CME credit.

Credit is awarded based on the amount of time spent in each activity (rounded to the nearest quarter hour). Physicians may earn the following maximum number of credits each day:

Saturday, June 11:           7.50
Sunday, June 12:              7.75
Monday, June 13:            7.00
Tuesday, June 14:            8.00
Wednesday, June 15:     8.00

CME may also be available by attending industry sponsored events. These credits are made available by the event organizer and are not processed or provided by the AASM.

Satisfactory Completion

To receive CME credits, SLEEP 2016 attendees must register for CME credit and pay the appropriate fee. The administrative fees are $25.00 for members and $40.00 for nonmembers. Individuals must complete an online claim form to receive CME credit. Further information will be detailed on the CME Reference Form, distributed at registration.

Continuing Education (CE) for Psychologists

Satisfactory Completion

Participants must complete an attendance/evaluation form in order to receive a certificate of completion/attendance. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available.

Psychologists

This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS). Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education for psychologists. Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 38.75 hours

Psychologists may earn the following maximum number of CE credits per day:

Saturday, June 11:           8.00
Sunday, June 12:              10.00
Monday, June 13:            6.75
Tuesday, June 14:            7.00
Wednesday, June 15:     7.00

Continuing Education for Others

Accreditation Statement

Individuals who are not eligible for any type of continuing education credits offered at SLEEP 2016 may receive a letter of attendance outlining the number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM designated for the sessions they attend at SLEEP 2016. 

To receive a letter of attendance, SLEEP 2016 attendees must register and pay the appropriate fee. The administrative fees are $25.00 for members and $40.00 for nonmembers. Individuals must complete an online claim form to receive the letter of attendance. Further information will be detailed on the Letter of Attendance Reference Form, distributed at registration. 

Continuing Education for Technologists

AAST CECs are not provided for SLEEP 2016 sessions. Sleep technologists should register for a letter of attendance.

AAST CEC credit information for technologists is available by reviewing the AAST Preliminary Program or contact the AAST at (630) 737-9704. CECs are included in the AAST member general registration fee. Nonmembers interested in receiving CECs must register and pay the $20 fee. CECs are offered for the AAST 38th Annual Meeting sessions only. CECs are not offered for the SLEEP 2016 sessions. Additional information can be found on the AAST website at www.aastweb.org.