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Continuing Education

Accreditation Statements

Physicians: The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

TAMHSC CBHEC designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentations entitled, “Parental Drug Use: How Does It Affect the Children” and “Approach to the Patient with Chronic Pain and Problems with Opioids” are each designated as 1.0 hour of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

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

acpePharmacists: The Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

The Opioid and Pain Management Conference has been accredited for up to 10.0 contact hours of ACPE continuing pharmacy education. In order to receive continuing pharmacy education credit, pharmacists must participate in the session(s) and complete a reporting form and program evaluation at the conclusion of the conference. This activity is knowledge based.

The activity entitled,” Medication assisted treatment (MAT) with naloxone,” UAN: 0834-0000-008-L01-P, has been accredited for 1.5 contact hours of ACPE continuing pharmacy education. This activity is application based.

The presentation entitled, “Update on the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program,” 0834-0000-19- 005-L03-P, is designated as 1.0 hour of law.

acpePharmacy Technicians: The Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

The Opioid and Pain Management Conference has been accredited for up to 10.0 contact hours of ACPE continuing pharmacy education. In order to receive continuing pharmacy education credit, pharmacy technicians must participate in the session(s) and complete a reporting form and program online evaluation at the conclusion of the conference. This activity is knowledge based.

The activity entitled,” Medication assisted treatment (MAT) with naloxone,” UAN: 0834-0000-008-L01-T, has been accredited for 1.5 contact hours of ACPE continuing pharmacy education. This activity is application based.

The presentation entitled, “Update on the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program,” 0834-0000-19- 005-L03-T, is designated as 1.0 hour of law.

Nursing: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi College of Nursing and Health Sciences (TAMU-CC CONHS) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association-Approver, an accredited approved approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. TAMU-CC CONHS Approved Provider will offer up to 10.0 contact hours.

Social Workers: Driscoll Children’s Hospital, CARE Team, is an approved provider of continuing education by the Texas Board of Social Work Examiners.

This activity is approved for a total of 10 contact hours. Requirements to receive contact hours include signing in each day and completion of the course evaluation.

The presentations entitled, “Parental Drug Use: How Does It Affect the Children” and “Approach to the Patient with Chronic Pain and Problems with Opioids” are each designated as 1.0 hour of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

For questions regarding continuing education, please contact your respective office:


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