Accreditation:

Disclosures - Critical Congenital Heart Disease

The University of Virginia School Of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Course Expiration Date: May 21, 2016

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses may claim 1 contact hour upon course completion. Course Expiration Date:
Dried Blood-Spot - May 31, 2016
CCHD - February 28, 2017
Educating Parents about CCHD - January 7, 2016

The University of Virginia School of Medicine awards a Certificate of Participation for a maximum of 1 hour to learners who do not require certified credit.

Participation in enduring materials and web-based CME activities are tracked through log-on and registration procedures. Certificates of attendance, designating the maximum number of credits, are distributed to participants via email. Participants are responsible for accurately tracking their actual time spent on the activity.

Disclosure of faculty financial affiliations:

The University of Virginia School of Medicine, as an ACCME-accredited provider, endorses and strives to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards of Commercial Support, Commonwealth of Virginia statutes, University of Virginia policies and procedures, and associated federal and private regulations and guidelines on the need for disclosure and monitoring of proprietary and financial interests that may affect the scientific integrity and balance of content delivered in continuing medical education activities under our auspices.


Faculty Disclosures - CCHD

Review Committee MemberInstitutionDisclosure
Elizabeth Bradshaw Mikula, MSN, RN, CPN Regulatory Compliance Coordinator, Henrico Doctors' Hospital, Formerly, Clinical Program Manager, Cardiac Research, Children's National Medical Center has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Kathleeen Moline, BSN, MA, RN Newborn Screening Supervisor, Virginia Department of Health has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Sarah Manglicmot, BSN, RN Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening Project Coordinator, Virginia Department of Health has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Paul Matherne MD, MBA Damman Professor of Pediatrics & Co-Associate Medical Officer, University of Virginia Children's Hospital has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Jonathan Swanson, MDAssistant Professor of Pediatrics, Chief Quality Officer for Children's Services, University of Virginia Children’s Hospitalhas no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Sara Varner, MPH Epidemiologist, Division of Policy and Evaluation, Virginia Department of Health has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Tamara Eberly, PhD, RN Education Consultant, the University of Virginia, Office of Continuing Medical Education has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Jann Balmer, PhD, RN University of Virginia School of Medicine Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Katy Mullin Scitent, Inc. has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest

Disclosures - Newborn Dried Blood-Spot

The University of Virginia School Of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Course Expiration Date: May 21, 2016

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses completing the Newborn Dried Blood-Spot Screening activity and scoring at least 80% on the post-test may earn 2 contact hours.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine awards a Certificate of Participation for a maximum of 2 hour to learners who do not require certified credit.

Participation in enduring materials and web-based CME activities are tracked through log-on and registration procedures. Certificates of attendance, designating the maximum number of credits, are distributed to participants via email. Participants are responsible for accurately tracking their actual time spent on the activity.

Disclosure of faculty financial affiliations:
The University of Virginia School of Medicine, as an ACCME-accredited provider, endorses and strives to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards of Commercial Support, Commonwealth of Virginia statutes, University of Virginia policies and procedures, and associated federal and private regulations and guidelines on the need for disclosure and monitoring of proprietary and financial interests that may affect the scientific integrity and balance of content delivered in continuing medical education activities under our auspices.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine requires that all CME activities accredited through this institution be developed independently and be scientifically rigorous, balanced and objective in the presentation/discussion of its content, theories and practices.

All faculty presenters participating in an accredited CME activity are expected to disclose relevant financial relationships with commercial entities occurring within the past 12 months (such as grants or research support, employee, consultant, stock holder, member of speakers bureau, etc.). The University of Virginia School of Medicine will employ appropriate mechanisms to resolve potential conflicts of interest to maintain the standards of fair and balanced education to the reader. Questions about specific strategies can be directed to the Office of Continuing Medical Education, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia.

Faculty Disclosures - Newborn Dried Blood-Spot Screening

Planning/FacultyInstitutionDisclosure
Kathleeen Moline, BSN, MA, RN Newborn Screening Supervisor, Virginia Department of Health has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Wanda Andrews, BSMT, ASCP Director, Laboratory Operations, Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services - Virginia has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Thomas Hickey, PhD, DABC Newborn Screening Group Manager, Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Tamara Eberly, PhD, RN Education Consultant, the University of Virginia, Office of Continuing Medical Education has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
William G. Wilson, MD Professor, Pediatric Genetics, University of Virginia School of Medicine has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Paul Kaplowitz, MD, PhD Division Chief, Endocrinology and Diabetes, Children's National Medical Center, Professor, Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Rinku Mehra, MD Pediatric Endocrinologist, Children's National Medical Center has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
H. Joel Schmidt, MD Associate Professor, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
India J. Sisler, MD Interim Chief and Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Samantha Vergano, MD Attending Physician, Division of Medical Genetics and Metabolism, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughter/Eastern Virginia Medical School has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Wendy Mallory, BSN, RN Newborn Screening Nurse, Virginia Department of Health has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Oral Alpan, MD Chief, Section on Immunopathogenesis, O & O Alpan, LLC, Fairfax, VA has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Laura Noonan, MSN, FNP-C Family Nurse Practitioner – Certified, O & O Alpan, LLC, Fairfax, VA has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Richard Haughton, MA Principle Scientist, Newborn Screening Group, Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services – Virginia has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest
Katy Mullin Scitent, Inc. has no financial affiliations or other conflicts of interest

The faculty and staff of the University of Virginia Office of Continuing Medical Education have no financial affiliations to disclose.  


Disclosure of Discussion of non-FDA approved uses for pharmaceutical products and/or medical devices:

The University of Virginia School of Medicine, as an ACCME-accredited provider, requires that all faculty presenters identify and disclose any off-label uses for pharmaceutical and medical device products. The University of Virginia School of Medicine recommends that each physician fully review all the available data on new products or procedures prior to clinical use.

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