This is the accreditation from the 2024 course. 

2025 accreditation not yet available.



In support of improving patient care, Harvard Medical School is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 53.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

  • Course only, no Lunch-and-Learn Roundtable Discussions or evening workshops = 37.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • Course, including 4 optional Lunch-and-Learn Roundtable Discussions (6.00)  = 43.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • Course with Tues. Ether Dome Tour (2.50), Weds. Airway Workshop (3.75) and Thurs. Regional Anesthesia Workshop (3.50) = a maximum of 47.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 51.50 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1043907; Expiration Date 5/10/2024.

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 18.00 hours of Risk Management Study. This includes:

  • 2.75 credits in Opioid Education and Pain Management Training
  • 2.25 credits of End-of-Life Care Studies

Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the European Union of Medical Specialties (UEMS). Additional information regarding this agreement may be found on the American Medical Association (AMA) website.

This course is designed to meet the following American Board of Medical Specialties and Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies:

  • Patient care and procedural skills
  • Practice-based learning and improvement

This course is designed to meet the following Institute of Medicine competencies:

  • Provide patient-centered care
  • Work in interdisciplinary teams
  • Employ evidence-based practice
  • Apply quality improvement

Disclosure Policy

In accord with the disclosure policy of the Medical School as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), course planners, speakers, and content reviewers have been asked to disclose any relationships they have to companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. In addition, faculty have been asked to list any off-label uses of pharmaceuticals and/or devices for investigational or non-FDA approved purposes that they plan to discuss.


CME activities accredited by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgement before making clinical decisions of any kind.

Note: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is calculated based on submission of a preliminary agenda and may be subject to change.