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Prostate Cancer Symposium 2019 ~ Accreditation

Tulane University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tulane University Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Tulane University Health Sciences Center presents this activity for education purposes only and does not endorse any product, content of presentation or exhibit. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentation is provided solely by the presenters who have been selected because of their recognized expertise.

Tulane University Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Tulane University Center for Continuing Education complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Tulane University Center for Continuing Education is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Tulane University Center for Continuing Education is authorized by IACET to offer .7 CEUs for this program.

This activity addresses physician competencies identified by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and the Institute of Medicine:

  • ABMS: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems-based Practice.
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Employ evidence-based practice, Apply quality improvement, and Utilize informatics.

Definition of CME Content — Continuing medical education consists of educational activities which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public, or the profession. The content of CME is that body of knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted by the profession as within the basic medical sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine, and the provision of health care to the public.

CME Clinical Content Validation #1 – All the recommendations involving clinical medicine in a CME activity must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients.

CME Clinical Content Validation #2 – All scientific research referred to, reported or used in CME in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the ACCME’s Accreditation Requirements and the 2018 IACET Standard to insure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All individuals responsible for content, regardless of role(s), are required to document financial relationships or the absence of relationships with commercial or proprietary interests, and all potential conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the activity. Disclosure of off-label, experimental or investigational use of drugs or devices must also be made known to the audience.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc.

You will be emailed a link from Tulane after the meeting. If you do not receive the link, please contact us at or 504-988-5466.

The link will allow you to provide your evaluation of this educational activity in addition to requesting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, CEU certificate or a certificate of Participation. You will be able to print or save your certificate.

The system will require you to use the same username and password that you created when you registered for the meeting. If you have forgotten your password, you can click “Forgot Password?” and the system will send you a temporary password to login.

Tulane policy requires that original certificates for this conference must be claimed no later than February 23, 2020. Duplicate certificates may be accessed at any time.

If you have any questions, please contact us at or 504-988-5466.


About the 2019 Symposium