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Continuing Education, May 2019

We are pleased to offer affordable opportunities for health professionals.   Following are the details of the continuing education credits for the full conference (to be pro-rated for partial attendance).

CME:   18 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™ and 18 American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology CME credits

This activity is designated for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, or 18 CME credits recognized by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Certificates will be issued by Mountain Area Health Education Center. Awarded to physicians, and recognizable (subject to their own credentialing requirements) for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (and approvable by some state boards of optometry). Please see disclosures at the bottom of the page.

CEU: 1.8 CEUs

CEU:  1.8 CEUs (18 contact hours), as established by National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit. For nurses, and any other practitioners whose credentialing organization recognizes the following: MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting criteria for 1.8 CEUs as established by National Task force on the Continuing Education Unit. You must attend the entire activity or activities to receive CEUs. 18 Contact Hours.

CNE:  18 Continuing Nursing Education contact hours

CNE: This continuing nursing education activity is under review by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation, for 18 contact hours. We have previously received full accreditation for the nursing profession and expect this will be completed in short order.

CPEU:  18 CPEUs (Dietetics)

CPEU:   18 CPEUs for participation in the full conference, approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. These apply to Registered Dietitians and Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDs, RDNs), and Dietetic Technicians, Registered and Nutrition and Dietetics Technicians, Registered (DTRs, NDTRs).

Note: Our 2020 program provides one hour of ethics education as required every five years by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in a Saturday afternoon breakout session, noted in our Agenda.


ABLM CME 18 Credits in Lifestyle Medicine: The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine has approved the 2019 P-POD Conference as an in-person-learning CME provider. The 18 CME credits for 2020 P-POD are applicable for candidates for the 2020 American Board of Lifestyle Medicine certifying examination (credentialing for Diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine).

CME Details and Disclosures

Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) designates this live educational activity for a maximum 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM), or 18 CME credits recognized by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Disclosure of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, will be made at the activity. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements of North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS), and the policies, Essential Areas, and standards regarding industry support to continuing medical education, of Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, through joint providership of MAHEC and P-POD. MAHEC is accredited by NCMS to provide medical education for physicians. The conference activity coordinator is Bob LeRoy, MS RDN EdM, and physician director is Mladen Golubic, MD PhD.