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The AAPM will apply to the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs, Inc. (CAMPEP) for approval of the AAPM 59th Annual Meeting for (MPCEC) hours. In addition, AAPM will request up to eight (8) credits for general poster viewing. Note: Individuals registered as Companions are not eligible for MPCEC. To obtain MPCEC credit, attendees must complete an online evaluation survey. Please note your badge I.D. is required to complete the CEC evaluation survey. The following information outlines the number of credits qualified medical physicists could earn for participating at the meeting
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To obtain MPCEC, SAM and/or MDCB credit, attendees must complete an online evaluation survey.
Following the meeting and the close of the AAPM online evaluation system, AAPM will provide CAMPEP with participant contact information, credits earned, and the appropriate processing fees in order for individual participants to access their personal 2018 AAPM Meeting transcript via the CAMPEP online MPCEC Repository database. Please be advised, CAMPEP transcripts are viewable via the CAMPEP online MPCEC Repository database. Participants will not receive a hardcopy CAMPEP transcript. Should a participant need a hardcopy of the 2018 AAPM Meeting transcript, an individual may order a hardcopy transcript from CAMPEP. View details here.
Note: Individuals registered as Companions are not eligible for MPCEC.
Continuing Education Program Objectives:
Medical Physics Continuing Education Credits
The SAM quiz questions will be available for viewing before each SAM session starts.
Many AAPM members now require Maintenance of Certification (MOC) as defined by the American Board of Radiology. SAM are not required but can be used to meet the (ABR) American Board of Radiology self-assessment continuing education (SA-CE) requirements.
In an effort to provide increased SAM offerings and to allow the maximum time for speakers to adequately cover presentation content, the AAPM has implemented a new SAM Process.
Here's how to successfully obtain SA-CE credit:
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Many AAPM members now require Maintenance of Certification (MOC) as defined by the American Board of Radiology (ABR):
AAPM has selected to offer SAMs at the Annual Meeting as the mechanism by which attendees can earn SA-CE.
SAMs allow for interactive learning and self-assessment of knowledge gained during designated sessions, submitted for ABR approval.
NO DEADLINE DATE TO REGISTER FOR THE BLUETOOTH LOW ENERGY (BLE) BEACON NEEDED FOR THE SAMs PROGRAM; registration is still open. If you wish to add the BLE beacon to your registration at this time, please call the registration call center at 508-743-8511. How Do I Register for SAM sessions/credits at the 2018 Annual Meeting?
AAPM Transfers SAM Credits to the CME Gateway.
Update your CME Gateway account for automatic transfer of SAM/SA-CE Credits:
The AAPM will apply to the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB) for approval of MDCB credits for the 60th AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition and Review Courses. To obtain credit, attendees must complete an online evaluation survey. Badge ID and CMD Number are required. Message Center/CEC kiosks are available in the convention center for this purpose.
Following the meeting, AAPM will report the medical dosimetrist participants credits earned to the MDCB.
MDCB Credit Sessions Coming Soon
Online Evaluation System
To obtain credit, attendees must complete an online evaluation survey. Internet/CEC kiosks will be available in the convention center for this purpose, or you may use your own laptop, phone or iPad during, between or after sessions.
The Online Evaluation system will remain open through 11:59 pm ET, Friday, September 14, 2018. Evaluations MUST be completed by that time for credits to be earned. After the close of the online evaluation system, registrants will be contacted with instructions for viewing the meeting transcript via the CAMPEP website. The transcript will list a description of the sessions and the number of continuing education credits obtained.
Please note: You must enter your badge ID and Last Name in order to access the CEC evaluation system. A CMD number is required for Medical Dosimetrists.
Credits will be posted by September 21, 2018
The SAM quiz questions will be available for viewing before each SAM session starts. View the SAM quiz questions »