ASMBS

Physicians/Surgeons

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) at the highest honor, Accreditation with Commendation, by providing continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery designates this educational activity for a maximum of 30.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Up to 28.5 hours of self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program requirements are available.

International CME

International Physicians are formally eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Nurses

Nursing Credits (up to 30.25 CE contact hours) are provided by Taylor College, Los Angeles, California (possibly may not be accepted for national certification.) Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP-3285, for the stated number of contact hours.

Psychologists

This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 28.0 hours.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Counselors: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, ND, NH, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

MI: No CE requirements

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NE, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Addictions Professionals: AK, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MD, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY (outstate held), OK, OR, SC, UT, WA, WI, WY

MA / MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Social Workers: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, ME, MN, MO, NE, NH, NM, OR, PA, VT, WI, WY

How to Get Your APA Certificate:

  1. Go to http://asmbs.cmecertificateonline.com
  2. Click on the “2020 Obesity Week” link.
  3. Evaluate the meeting.
  4. Print all pages of your certificate for your records.
    Questions? Email Certificate@AmedcoEmail.com

Complete list of sessions available for APA Credits Coming Soon!

Social Workers

A Jointly Accredited Organization, Amedco 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. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 28.0 clinical continuing education credits.

The following state boards accept courses from ASWB providers for Social Workers: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY

The following state boards accept courses from ASWB providers for Counselors: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MO, ND, NE, NM, NH, NV, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

AL / Counselors: Activities not providing NBCC approval may be approved by the Board for individual licensees upon receipt of acceptable documentation prior to the activity. Please send course details to your licensing board for approval BEFORE the event. No approvals afterward by the board.

The following state boards accept courses from ASWB providers for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

MA / MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

The following state boards accept courses from ASWB providers for Addictions Professionals: AK, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MT, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, WA, WI, WV, WY

How to Get Your APA Certificate:

  1. Go to http://asmbs.cmecertificateonline.com
  2. Click on the “2020 Obesity Week” link.
  3. Evaluate the meeting.
  4. Print all pages of your certificate for your records.
    Questions? Email Certificate@AmedcoEmail.com

Complete list of sessions available for APA Credits Coming Soon!

Social workers participating in this course may receive up to 28 clinical continuing education clock hours.

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.

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