30th Annual National Conference: A Virtual Experience
These materials intended only for those that attended the 30th Annual National Conference: A Virtual Experience from Sept. 29–30, 2021.
The Annual National Conference is 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.
This activity is provided by OptumHealth Education.
There was no commercial support received for this activity.
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.
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:
- Discuss the expansion of artificial intelligence (AI) in health care and its capacity to improve interprofessional communication, address disparities in care, and improve patient health outcomes.
- Describe updated evidence-based guidelines for Type 2 diabetes and how best practices and health-care-team collaboration influence prevention, risk reduction, and long-term sequelae.
- Provide an update on currently approved and emerging gene therapies and immunotherapies, including CRISPR/Cas9 and CAR T-cell therapy.
- Examine the role of multicancer-early-detection (MCED) screening in accelerating cancer diagnoses and improving outcomes.
- Describe the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic and the opioid epidemic, their current and expected impacts on the field of transplantation, and the importance of a holistic team approach to improve outcomes.
- Examine how to improve current disparities in health care associated with social determinants of health (SDOH) through interprofessional collaboration strategies, with a focus on disparities in cancer care for various racial and ethnic populations.
- Identify current and emerging treatments and updated management strategies for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and lupus-related inflammatory conditions.
- Provide an update on COVID-19 and its long-term implications for immunosuppressed patients; examine lung transplantation as a surgical solution for COVID-19-related irreversible lung injury.
Maximum CE Credits Available: 9.0
Wednesday, Sept. 29 — Up to 4.5 CE Credits
Thursday, Sept. 30 — Up to 4.5 CE Credits
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
This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 9.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.
OptumHealth Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 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 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.
This activity is approved for 9.0 contact hours (.90 CEUs) in states that recognize ACPE.
Attending the full program will earn 9.0 contact hours (.90 CEUs).
Unique Activity Number: JA0007123-0000-21-186-L01-P/T
The participant will be awarded up to 9.0 contact hours of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.
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 9.0 CE contact hours.
Completion of this RD/DTR profession-specific or IPCE activity awards CPEUs (One IPCE credit=One CPEU).
If the activity is dietetics-related but not targeted to RDs or DTRs, CPEUs may be claimed which are commensurate with participation in contact hours (One 60 minute hour=1 CPEU).
RD's and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Performance indicator selection is at the learner's discretion.
Managed Care Nurses
This activity has been approved for a maximum of 9.0 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. 9.0 CE hour.
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 9.0 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 9.0 Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTCs).
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: 4.5
Disclaimer: ONCC review is only for designating content to be used for ILNA points and is not for NCPD accreditation. NCPD programs must be formally approved for contact hours by an acceptable accreditor/approver of nursing NCPD to be used for recertification by ONCC. If the NCPD 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.
- 9.00 AAPC - Coders
- 9.00 ABTC - Transplant Coordinators
- 9.00 ACPE - Pharmacists
- 9.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
- 9.00 AMA - Physicians
- 9.00 ANCC - Nurses
- 9.00 APA - Psychologists
- 9.00 Attendance - General Attendance
- 9.00 CCMC - General - Case Managers
- 9.00 CDR - Dietitians
- 9.00 CMCN - Certified Managed Care Nurse
These materials are intended only for those that attended the 30th Annual National Conference: A Virtual Experience from Sept. 29–30, 2021.
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 green 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