2018 Fall OkACME Meeting: The Nuts and Bolts of the New Criterion (ACCME)

2018 Fall OkACME Meeting: The Nuts and Bolts of the New Criterion (ACCME) Banner

Date & Location
Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM, AAT 1A/1B, Oklahoma City, OK

Target Audience
Community/ Public/Population Health, Healthcare Administration, Medical Education, Professionalism/Patient Safety/Other Skills, Substance Abuse


This one-day conference is designed for continuing medical education professionals in Oklahoma. It will utilize a “flipped classroom” approach, with participants receiving reading materials before the conference, allowing for more in-depth discussions during the conference.

Featured topics will include an update on maintenance of certification (MOC); implementing new Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation with Commendation criteria; commercial support; updates on new guidelines on medical marijuana and opioid prescribing requirements; and new educational techniques.

Participants will have the opportunity to network with other accredited providers and have additional time for question and answers with top CME professionals from around the state of Oklahoma and the ACCME.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will improve their competence and performance by being able to:

  1. Summarize the updated CME processes with the most recent changes to the ACCME criteria.
  2. Recognize the expanded definition of a commercial interest and the compliance failures that could occur by not using the complete definition.
  3. Relate best practice ideas and solutions to CME program challenges through direct contact with other providers, ACCME representatives and key speakers.
  4. Identify physician requirements concerning Oklahoma SQ 788 Medical Marijuana and available resources.
  5. Describe physician requirements concerning Oklahoma Opioid crisis and resources.


Registration Fee includes breakfast, lunch, online conference materials and CME credit.

$25.00             Early Bird Registration (On or Before September 17, 2018)

$50.00             Registration Fee (After September 17, 2018)

No registration refunds will be made after September 24, 2018

Written notification of cancellation must be postmarked on/or before September 24, 2018.

Cancellation fee is $25


The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict Resolution Statement: 
The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Office of Continuing Professional Development has reviewed this activity’s speaker and planner disclosures and resolved all identified conflicts of interest, if applicable.

Planning Committee Members: 
C. A. Sivaram, MD, FACC - Course Director
Susie Dealy, MEd - Course Contact
Sandy Deeba
Timothy W. Holder, MD, FAAFP
Melissa A. Jones, MHA
Myrna Rae Page, MPH, CHES

Intended/Target Audience: 
Hospital, university, health department professionals, physicians, or staff working with continuing medical education or continuing professional development.

Nondiscrimination Statement:
The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid and educational services. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Bobby J. Mason, Institutional Equity Officer, (405) 325-3546, bjm@ou.edu, or visit www.ou.edu/eoo.

Accommodation Statement:
Accommodations on the basis of disability are available by contacting Susie Dealy at (405) 271-2350 extension 1 or susie-dealy@ouhsc.edu as soon as possible.

Disclaimer Statement:
Statements, opinions and results of studies contained in the program are those of the presenters and authors and do not reflect the policy or position of the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma (“OU”) nor does OU provide any warranty as to their accuracy or reliability.

Every reasonable effort has been made to faithfully reproduce the presentations and material as submitted. However, no responsibility is assumed by OU for any claims, injury and/or damage to persons or property from any cause, including negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instruments or ideas contained in the material herein.

Policy on Faculty and Presenters Disclosure:
It is the policy of the University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine that the faculty and presenters disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). 

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME):
American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Competencies:
This course is designed to meet the following Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education competencies:Professionalism

  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills 

    It is difficult to provide a classroom temperature that is comfortable for everyone; please bring a jacket or sweater.

  • Conference Location:
    College of Medicine Andrews Academic Tower
    800 Stanton L. Young Blvd.
    Oklahoma City, OK 73104
    (Located on the corner of Phillips Ave. and Stanton L. Young Blvd.)

    Driving Directions:
    From the South:
    Follow I-235 N to North Lincoln Blvd (exit 1D)
    Continue on N. Lincoln Blvd.
    Turn right onto Stanton L. Young Blvd.

    From the North:
    Follow I-235 South to NE 10th Street
    Turn left onto NE 10th Street
    Turn left onto N. Phillips Ave.
    Turn right onto Stanton L. Young Blvd.

    Parking is available in the parking garage 11F, directly to the East of the Andrews Academic Tower.
    The code for the gate will be sent to participants two days before the conference.
    Park in any NON-RESERVED space.
    Exit the parking garage using the stairs on the Northwest corner.
    Enter the Andrews Academic Tower by the East door and take the elevator to the first floor.