Are there types of activities that do NOT quality for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit?

Yes.  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit may not be claimed for learning which is “incidental to the regular professional activities or practice of a physician”.  Examples of this kind of learning include:

  • Clinical experience
  • Charity or mission work
  • Surveying
  • Serving on a committee, council task force, board, house of delegate or other professional workgroup
  • Passing examinations that are not integrated with a certified activity

For more information on AMA PRA activities, please visit this site.

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If we don’t provide CE credit for the abstracts, are we allowed to include advertising in handouts (print or digital) that DO contain abstracts?

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