29th Annual National Conference: A Virtual Experience

December 2, 2020 to December 3, 2020

These materials intended only for those that attended the 29th Annual National Conference: A Virtual Experience from Dec. 2–3, 2020.

    Activity description

    The Annual National Conference brings together clinical experts and visionaries from across the country; health care professionals including those representing national and regional payer, employer and managed care organizations; and industry leaders to explore the latest in managing and treating individuals with complex medical conditions and those with behavioral health issues.

    Provided by
    This activity is provided by OptumHealth Education.

    Commercial support
    There was no commercial support received for this activity.

    Target Audience

    Content has been developed by and for the health care team to promote collaborative practice in health care delivery by providing a broad range of topics for a variety of learners. The conference is designed for health care professionals who are interested in learning best practices for optimal patient/benefit management in the areas of: organ and blood/marrow transplantation; health and wellness; comorbid diseases; complex-medical-condition support; case management; and utilization management.

    Learning Objectives

    Health care professionals need to have the competency, skills, and ability to apply new information learned as they care for individual patients and their families, as well as for themselves. As a result of attending this conference, learners should be able to:

    1. Discuss advances and updates in blood/marrow transplantation, including patient-centered, home-based models of care. 
    2. Recognize contributing factors to increases in cancer.
    3. Explore key advances in organ transplantation, including the impact of genomics in this field. 
    4. Examine the vast array of health issues caused or impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the impact on behavioral health, access to care, increased opioid use and outcomes for individuals with chronic conditions. 
    5. Identify recent advances in telemedicine and potential future applications in this field. 
    6. Detail ethical challenges and considerations in transplantation and in patient-underrepresentation and bias in health care. 
    7. Highlight long-term health conditions commonly experienced by childhood cancer survivors and discuss the management of these conditions.
    8. State the benefits, risks and limitations of medications for treating Parkinson’s disease.
    Activity summary
    Available credit: 
    • 8.00 AAPC
    • 8.00 ABTC
    • 8.00 ACPE - Pharmacist
    • 8.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
    • 8.00 AMA
    • 8.00 ANCC
    • 8.00 APA
    • 8.00 Attendance
    • 8.00 CCMC - General
    • 8.00 CMCN
    • 8.00 NBC-HWC
    • 8.00 ASWB
    Activity opens: 
    Activity expires: 
    Event starts: 
    12/02/2020 - 9:00am
    Event ends: 
    12/03/2020 - 3:15pm

    Maximum CE Credits Available:  8.0
    Wednesday, Dec. 2 — Up to 4.25 CE Credits
    Thursday, Dec. 3 — Up to 3.75 CE Credits

    Accreditation Statement

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    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by OptumHealth Education. OptumHealth Education 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.

    Credit Designation Statements

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    This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 8.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

    OptumHealth Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The American Academy of PAs (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

    AAPC-Certified Coders
    AAPC will honor 1-for-1 CEUs for any live event offering CME credit or AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. A certificate of attendance or completion is necessary to show participation. The certificate will give the total CMEs possible for the offering. Physicians are advised to claim only the actual hours that they were present during the education. We ask that AAPC-certified members abide by this request also. One hour of instruction is worth one CEU.

    Pharmacists/Pharmacy Technicians
    This activity is approved for 8.0 contact hours (.80 CEUs) in states that recognize ACPE.
    Attending the full program will earn 8.0 contact hours (.80 CEUs).
    Unique Activity Number: JA0007123-0000-20-161-L01-P/T

    The participant will be awarded up to 8.0 contact hours of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.

    Nurse Practitioners
    The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.

    Case Managers

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    This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 8.0 CE contact hours.
    Activity code: C00044123   Approval Number: 200139036

    Managed Care Nurses
    This activity has been approved for a maximum of 8.0 clock hours for Certified Managed Care Nurse (CMCN) recertification by the American Board of Managed Care Nursing (ABMCN).

    OptumHealth Education is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. OptumHealth Education maintains responsibility for this program. 8.0 CE hour.

    Social Workers

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    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, OptumHealth Education is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. OptumHealth Education maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive up to 8.0 live continuing education credits.

    Transplant Coordinators, Transplant Nurses, Procurement Transplant Coordinators
    The American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC) has approved this educational offering for up to 8.0 Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTCs).

    Hematopoietic Transplant Coordinators
    This learning activity qualifies towards recertification for certified hematopoietic transplant coordinators (CHTC).

    ILNA Coding
    The program content has been reviewed by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) and is acceptable for recertification points.
    Click here for a list of available ILNA points by Session. Total ILNA points available: 4.75

    Disclaimer: “ONCC review is only for designating content to be used for ILNA points and is not for CNE accreditation. CNE programs must be formally approved for contact hours by an acceptable accreditor/approver of nursing CE to be used for recertification by ONCC. If the CNE provider fails to obtain formal approval to award contact hours by an acceptable accrediting/approval body, no information related to ONCC recertification or ILNA categories may be used in relation to the program.”

    Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

    Available Credit

    • 8.00 AAPC
    • 8.00 ABTC
    • 8.00 ACPE - Pharmacist
    • 8.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
    • 8.00 AMA
    • 8.00 ANCC
    • 8.00 APA
    • 8.00 Attendance
    • 8.00 CCMC - General
    • 8.00 CMCN
    • 8.00 NBC-HWC
    • 8.00 ASWB
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    These materials intended only for those that attended the 29th Annual National Conference: A Virtual Experience from Dec. 2–3, 2020.

    Instructions to Claim Credit 

    To claim credit you must be logged into your OptumHealth Education account. The access information provided for the virtual conference platform does not work on this website and your registration information will not carry over.   

    • To Log In, scroll to the orange bar at the top of this page. 
      • If you DO have an optumhealtheducation.com account, click Log in at the top of the page, enter your account information and click LOG IN
      • If you DO NOT have an optumhealtheducation.com account, click Create account at the top of the page and enter your information. Click CREATE ACCOUNT
    • Once logged in: under the REGISTER tab, click CONTINUE
    • In the Activity Progress box on the left, click the down arrow and then Start under Evaluation
    • Complete the Evaluation; follow the prompts at the bottom of the screen to submit and continue to the application for credit, and automatic certificate generation