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CME, CE, and Letter of Attendance at SLEEP 2017

Continuing education credits are not included in your general registration. To apply for CME credit, CE credit for psychologists, or a letter of attendance, you must register and pay the appropriate fee.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit for Physicians

Accreditation Statement

SLEEP 2017 meeting activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS). The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 38.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sessions Available to Earn CME Credit

SLEEP 2017 offers physicians the opportunity to earn as many as 38.25 CME credits. CME credit is awarded for Brown Bag Reports, Clinical Workshops, Discussion Groups, Invited Lectures, Keynote Address, Lunch Debate sessions, Meet the Professor sessions, Oral Presentations, Postgraduate Courses and Symposia/Rapid-Fire Symposia. Specific details as to which sessions are eligible for CME credit are listed on the CME Reference Form, distributed at registration. Only those sessions sponsored by the APSS and listed on the CME Credit Claim Form are eligible for CME credit. Note: Poster viewing and late-breaking abstract sessions are not eligible for CME credit.

Credit is awarded based on the amount of time spent in each activity (rounded to the nearest quarter hour). Physicians may earn the following maximum number of credits each day:

Saturday, June 3:           7.50
Sunday, June 4:              7.75
Monday, June 5:            7.00
Tuesday, June 6:            8.00
Wednesday, June 7:     8.00

CME may also be available by attending industry sponsored events. These credits are made available by the event organizer and are not processed by the AASM.

Satisfactory Completion

To receive CME credits, SLEEP 2017 attendees must register for CME credit and pay the appropriate fee. The administrative fees are $25.00 for members and $40.00 for nonmembers. Individuals must complete an online claim form to receive CME credit. Further information will be detailed on the CME Reference Form available near the registration area.

Continuing Education (CE) for Psychologists

Satisfactory Completion

To receive CE credits, SLEEP 2017 attendees must register for CE credit. The administrative fee is $50 for members and nonmembers. Participants must complete an attendance/evaluation form in order to receive a certificate of completion/attendance. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. Further information will be detailed on the CE Reference Form, distributed at registration.

Psychologists

This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS). Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education for psychologists. Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Sessions Available to Earn CE Credit

Psychologists may receive up to 36.75 hours of continuing education credit for attending SLEEP 2017. CE credit is awarded for Bench to Bedside sessions, Brown Bag Reports, Clinical Workshops, Discussion Groups, Invited Lectures, Keynote Address, Oral Presentations, Postgraduate Courses and Symposia/ Rapid-Fire Symposia. Note: Poster viewing, Late-breaking Abstracts, Lunch Debate sessions, Meet the Professor sessions and Conversations with Experts sessions are not eligible for CE credit.

Psychologists may earn the following maximum number of CE credits per day:

Saturday, June 3:           8.00
Sunday, June 4:              8.00
Monday, June 5:            6.75
Tuesday, June 6:            7.00
Wednesday, June 7:     7.00

Continuing Education for Others

Accreditation Statement

Individuals who are not eligible for any type of continuing education credits offered at SLEEP 2017 may receive a letter of attendance outlining the number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM designated for the sessions they attend at SLEEP 2017. 

To receive a letter of attendance, SLEEP 2017 attendees must register and pay the appropriate fee. The administrative fees are $25.00 for members and $40.00 for nonmembers. Individuals must complete an online claim form to receive the letter of attendance. Further information will be detailed on the Letter of Attendance Reference Form, distributed at registration. 

AAST CECs are not provided for SLEEP 2017 sessions. Sleep technologists should register for a Letter of Attendance.

Do Not Forget to Register for Credits

Follow the instructions below to ensure that you receive credit for SLEEP 2017:

  1. When you register for SLEEP 2017, be sure to add the appropriate continuing education credits to your registration. This is a separate fee from the general session registration fee.
  2. Pick up the appropriate Reference Form at the Continuing Education table near the SLEEP 2017 registration counters.
  3. Use the Reference Form to track the sessions that you attend at SLEEP 2017.
  4. Go online to sleepmeeting.org/credits after June 20th to claim your credits. Instructions will be included on the Reference Form.

Deadline to complete online credit claim forms

July 13, 2017 for CE for Psychologists
October 1, 2017 for CME and Letters of Attendance

After these dates, individuals will no longer be able to receive credits.