Continuing Medical Education Information and Policies

2022 AABB Virtual Annual Meeting

AABB Annual Meeting

The AABB Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla., originally scheduled for Oct 1-4, has been canceled due to the impact of Hurricane Ian. Please join us for the virtual meeting on Nov. 6-7.

AABB Virtual Annual Meeting

Activity date:

Internet Live: Nov. 6 - 7, 2022
Enduring: Nov. 6 - Dec. 7, 2022

Virtual meeting attendees will be provided website access to the internet live and enduring/on-demand platform via email with login information by Nov. 5, 2022.

These activities offers CE credit for:

  1. Physicians (AMA)
  2. California Nursing (CBRN)
  3. California Clinical Laboratory Personnel (CLP)
  4. Florida Clinical Laboratory Personnel (FLP)

All other attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Faculty
2022 Virtual Annual Meeting: Please visit the full education program.

Learning Objectives
The education sessions at the 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting are designed to provide insights and solutions for physicians and other health care professionals who practice in transfusion medicine and biotherapies, and to help them maintain and enhance their knowledge, skills and abilities.

By actively participating in the continuing education programming at the 2022 AABB Annual Meeting and the 2022 AABB Virtual Annual Meeting, physicians and other health care professionals should be able to:

  • Disseminate the latest developments in laboratory, clinical, and administrative practices in the fields of blood and biotherapies.
  • Foster conversations with colleagues to stimulate scientific research, enhance clinical practice and improve quality management to improve donor and patient safety in transfusion medicine and biotherapies.
  • Evaluate state of the art innovations in transfusion medicine and biotherapies.

Financial Support
There is no commercial support associated with this educational activity.

Target Audience
Physicians, nurses, scientists, researchers, administrators, medical technologists, other health care providers.

Claiming CE/CME Credit

In order to claim CE or CME credit, participants will need to complete an evaluation for the overall activity (full meeting) and for each session that they attended and for which they would like to claim credit. Evaluations will be available until Dec. 7, 2022 at 11:59 pm ET. After the posted deadline, evaluations will close and participants will not be able to claim CE/CME credit.

Attendees will have access to evaluations and ability to claim credit through the online Annual Meeting platform. Instructions and access/login information will be provided by email.

Credit Information

The goal of the AABB Continuing Education Program is to support the AABB mission to advance the practice and standards in transfusion medicine, biotherapies and patient blood management to optimize patient and donor care and safety. This goal is accomplished by producing relevant, high quality, and cost-effective continuing education that is designed to increases the knowledge and/or competence of physicians and other healthcare professionals.

Physicians

Jointly Accredited Provider

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by CME Outfitters, LLC and Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB). CME Outfitters, LLC 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.

2022 Virtual AABB Annual Meeting

  • INTERNET LIVE Physicians (ACCME): CME Outfitters, LLC, designates this INTERNET LIVE activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • ENDURING Physicians (ACCME): CME Outfitters, LLC, designates this ENDURING activity for a maximum of 32 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Note to Nurse Practitioners: Nurse practitioners can apply for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). AANP will accept AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from Jointly Accredited Organizations. Nurse practitioners can also apply for credit through their state boards.

Disclosure Declaration
It is the policy of CME Outfitters, LLC, to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor and integrity in all of their CME/CE activities. Faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with commercial companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, or with the commercial supporter of this CME/CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC, has evaluated, identified, and attempted to resolve any potential conflicts of interest through a rigorous content validation procedure, use of evidence-based data/research, and a multidisciplinary peer review process. Relevant financial relationships exist between the following individuals and commercial interests:

Disclosures were obtained from the CME Outfitters, LLC staff: Nothing to disclose.

*All identified conflicts of interest have been mitigated.

Unlabeled Use Disclosure
Faculty of this CME/CE activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. The faculty have been informed of their responsibility to disclose to the audience if they will be discussing off-label or investigational uses (any uses not approved by the FDA) of products or devices. CME Outfitters, LLC, the faculty, and AABB do not endorse the use of any product outside of the FDA labeled indications. Medical professionals should not utilize the procedures, products, or diagnosis techniques discussed during this activity without evaluation of their patient for contraindications or dangers of use.

California Nurses

AABB is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing as a provider of continuing nursing education programs (Provider Number 4341).

California Clinical Laboratory Personnel

AABB is an approved accrediting agency for continuing education by the California Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (Provider Number 0011).

Florida Clinical Laboratory Personnel

AABB is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel, as a provider of continuing education programs for Florida-licensed clinical laboratory personnel (Provider Number 50-23253).

General Participation

Administrators, nurses (other than California-licensed nurses), clinical laboratory personnel (other than California- and Florida-licensed personnel), and other health care professionals may receive a certificate of attendance for participation in those AABB educational activities. Certificates can be used for self-reporting to oversight agencies. For more details, check with your licensing or credentialling agency or organization.

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

AABB educational programs satisfy the “formal education” option of the ASCP Certification Maintenance Program (CMP).

Questions

Questions regarding continuing education credits should be directed to the AABB Education and Professional Development Department at +1.301.215.6482 or by email at professionaldevelopment@aabb.org.