Educational Credit

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, healthcare executives, dentists, psychologists, social workers, and mental health counselors engaged in the care of refugee patients with various disease states.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Identify and evaluate unique aspects of the provision of healthcare to refugees
  • Identify and describe disease processes prevalent in various refugee populations
  • Utilize tools and strategies for implementing culturally competent medical care to refugees
  • Employ strategies for improved provision for language services for refugees

Joint Accreditation Statement

JointAccreditationpicIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society of Refugee Healthcare Providers.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine 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.


Physician Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 17 contact hour(s) (0.17 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

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Type of Activity: knowledge

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 17 contact hours.

Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses will be designated on your certificate.

ACHE Qualified Education Credit

ACHE members and Fellows may obtain an ACHE Qualified Education certificate of participation for this face-to face course by submitting a request form to ACHE.  The form can be found at:

American Dental Association CERP

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint providership efforts between Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society of Refugee Healthcare Providers.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.  ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.  ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, or does it imply acceptance of the credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for 17 continuing education credits.

Psychologist Continuing Education

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  PIM maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  Credit Designation:  This program offers 17 continuing education credits for psychologists.

Social Work Continuing Education

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886763830-9005) for 17 continuing education contact hours.


Credit is pending for Mental Health Counselors.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to content of this activity.  All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy.  The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of this activity.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc).  Please contact James Sutton prior to the live event at (585) 922-6405.

Obtaining Credit

A statement of credit will be issued immediately upon completing the evaluation on

For Pharmacists:  Upon completing the evaluation on, your transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service.

Faculty and Planning Committee

The Faculty and Planning Committee for the 2018 NARHC have all completed the required Conflict of Interest Forms and resolved all conflicts with PIM.

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