Program Accreditation


3-day conferences offer 11 credits. 4-day conferences offer 14 credits. 5-day conferences offer 17 credits.

Physician Accreditation

Medical Education Resources is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Medical Education Resources designates these live activities for a maximum of 11-17 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Family Physicians

Approved for AAFP Prescribed credits.

American Osteopathic Association

These conferences are approved for 11-17 hours in Category 2-A by the American Osteopathic Association.

American College of Emergency Physicians

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 11-17 hours of A.C.E.P. Category I credit.
Note: Women’s/Men’s Health and Dermatology are not approved for A.C.E.P. credit.

Canadian Physicians

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has a reciprocal credit agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for activities which offer Prescribed credit. CFPC members who complete these conferences may claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits.

Nursing Accreditation

Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

These CE activities provide 11-17 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Medical Education Resources is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299. These CE activities provide 11-17 contact hours.

American Academy of Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 11-17 hours of Category I credit for completing these conferences.

American Council for Pharmacy Education

Medical Education Resources (MER) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MER designates these continuing educational activities for 11-17 contact hour(s) (1.1 – 1.7) CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Universal Program Numbers will be provided at each activity

These activities are certified as Knowledge-based CPE.



Target Audience

These conferences are targeted to office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine.

Nursing Purpose Statement

To provide updates in primary care medicine to office-based providers




The Sponsor

Medical Education Resources (MER) is a non-profit, multi-accredited, medical education company with more than 30 years of experience in providing CME conferences. Over 150,000 physicians and allied health personnel have participated in our activities. Our course directors, content advisors, and faculty are dedicated to ensuring your satisfaction with our educational conferences.

Target Audience

These conferences are intended for primary care physicians with general diversified practices and for PAs, NPs, and RNs involved in these medical areas.

Learning Goal (Purpose)

To provide general updates in specialized areas of medicine to clinicians practicing in a primary care setting.

General Information

Please contact MER, or visit www.mer.org for specific program curriculums, and accommodations. Course material is provided at the seminar. We cannot confirm your program registration until payment is received. Please do not book airfare until registration and hotel reservations are confirmed.

Cancellation/Transfer Policy

If you are unable to attend and are forced to cancel or transfer your registration, we will give a full refund if you cancel within one week of the date you pay for the conference. Cancellations or transfers made after one week from your payment date and up to one week before the course start date are non-refundable; however, the funds may be applied toward a future MER registration minus a non-refundable $50 fee. The credits expire one year from the date of cancellation. Funds applied to a future meeting are non-refundable.

If you are unable to attend the program you registered for, and you do not notify MER by one week before the course start date, your entire registration fee will be non-refundable/transferrable.

DUE TO THE POPULARITY OF THESE CONFERENCES AND FACILITIES, WE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO GUARANTEE ACCOMMODATIONS. PLEASE REGISTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. HOTEL RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE, VISIT WWW.MER.ORG FOR DETAILS.

Accommodations

Hotel rates are subject to change without notice.

Group room rates are on a per-room basis and are usually available up to two days prior to and after the seminar. Once our room block is filled, rooms are available on a space-available basis and rates are subject to change. Early reservations are recommended to ensure accommodations at these popular facilities.

Group rates shown do not include taxes and fees. Please contact the hotel to receive specific information on cancellation policies and other information.

Disclaimer

A portion of your room rate will be applied to offset the cost of the food and beverage served during the meeting to participants only. This includes daily breakfast and AM coffee breaks during meeting hours for registered attendees.

Early Bird Registrations

To be eligible for the Early Bird Rate, registrations must be confirmed by MER at least 60 days before the start of the seminar.

Conference registrations must be accompanied by payment. We cannot confirm your course registration until payment is received.

Please do not book airfare until registration and hotel reservations are confirmed.

Special Assistance

MER's policy is to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

If special arrangements are necessary for an individual with a disability to attend a conference, please contact our registration department at 1-800-421-3756.

Program Formats

The seminars consist of half-day morning sessions. Ski conferences have different formats-please call for details. For most conferences breakfast is provided each meeting day.

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Medical Education Resources (MER) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.