CREF CME & CEU Credit

CREF CME and CEU credit is available for advanced-practice providers, nurses, perfusionists, and physicians who attend the 40th Anniversary Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium, a continuing medical education and perfusion conference.

2021 CME and CEU: In-Person Attendance

Following are the 2021 conference CEU and CME credits for in-person attendance:

  • 44.3 Category 1 CEUs for perfusionists and nurses
  • 26.5 Category 1 CME credits for physicians and advanced-practice providers

To earn CREF CME and CEU credit for in-person attendance, you must (1) show a photo ID when you check in and (2) sign in once each day to verify attendance.

Immediately following the meeting, you will download your attendance certificate. Your CREF CME or CEU certificate states the total number of hours attended, and that total is based on the number of days you sign in. Note that sign-in is available each day until 12:00 p.m.

2021 CME and CEU: Virtual Attendance

Following are the 2021 conference CEU and CME credits for virtual attendance:

  • 34.7 Category 1 CEUs for perfusionists and nurses
  • 26.5 Category 1 CME credits for physicians and advanced-practice providers

To earn CREF CME and CEU credit for virtual attendance, you must log on to Zoom each day. A daily report generated automatically by Zoom will determine your daily credit totals.

Following the meeting, you will be able to download your attendance certificate. Your CREF CME or CEU certificate states the total number of hours attended, and that total is based on the number of days you participate online.

2021 CREF CEUs for CCPs & RNs

2021 CREF CME and CEU TotalsThe American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion will allot 44.3 Category 1 CEUs to perfusionists in attendance.

The California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP9793, approved the 2021 activity for 44.3 contact hours.

For daily CEU totals, view chart at the left.

2021 CREF CME Credits for MDs & APPs

CME Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Institute for Medical Studies (IMS) and Aligned Management Associates, Inc. IMS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

CME Designation Statement

The Institute for Medical Studies designates this live activity for a maximum of 26.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.