According to the American Medical Association
, Category 1 CME activities are:
♦ Formally planned activities that include documentation of acceptable needs assessment, learning objectives, educational design, an evaluation method, and disclosure.
♦ Planned and implemented in full compliance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.
♦ Prospectively certified for credit by an ACCME-accredited CME Provider.
Category 2 “self-claim” credits are:
♦ Informally planned physician-initiated activities such as practice-based self-study, consultations with colleagues, teaching, M&M conferences, journal clubs, etc.
♦ IMANA is not involved with planning, certifying, or tracking Category 2 activities.