This program is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society of Refugee Healthcare Providers.
This activity is intended for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Psychologists, and Social Workers engaged in the care of refugee patients with various disease states.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Identify unique aspects of the provision of healthcare to refugees
- Describe disease processes prevalent in various refugee populations
- Utilize tools and strategies for implementing culturally competent medical care to refugees
- Employ strategies for improved provision for language access for refugees
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society of Refugee Healthcare Providers. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine 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.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Pharmacy Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 17 contact hour(s) (0.17 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
Universal Activity Number – JA4008162-9999-20-946-L01-P
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Pharmacists have up to 30 days to complete the evaluation and claim credit for participation so that information can be submitted to CPE Monitor as required.
Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 17 contact hours. (If applicable for APRNs, if credit amount is unknown) Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses will be designated on your certificate.
Continuing Psychology Education
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs.
This program offers 17.0 continuing education credits for psychologists.
Social Worker Education
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine 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. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 17.0 clinical continuing education credits.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.