This activity has 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 University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the California Department of Developmental Services. The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15.5 Category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

AAFP - Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

BRN – Under the California BRN guidelines, this course is accredited for up to 15.5 hours nursing credit (#CMA – Cat. 1).

MFT/LCSW – This course meets the qualifications for 15.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (UCSD Provider Number PCE 683).

PAIN – This program meets the California AB487 legislation requiring physicians complete 12.0 hours of Pain Management
and Palliative Care continuing medical education. Workshop #3 must be taken in order to meet the palliative care requirements for AB487 (the California Pain Management and End-of-Life Mandatory CME requirement).

APAThe UCSD Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. This course is approved for a total of 15.5 credit hours. The UCSD Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program.

MCEPThis educational activity is recognized by the California Board of Psychology as meeting the continuing education requirements toward license renewal for California psychologists.


It is the policy of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All faculty participating are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of their presentation. All faculty are also required to disclose any discussion of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices.


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