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A-22: Scope of Practice: Hattiesburg Clinic's case study and AMA advocacy

Learning Objectives
1. Identify growing evidence that physician extenders contribute to higher costs in care delivery
2. Discuss the AMA's advocacy work in supporting the role of physicians as the health care team leader
3. Appraise and possibly adjust their own organization's approach to physician extenders
1.75 Credits CME

This program features a speaker from Hattiesburg Clinic discussing the results of the organization's study on the impact of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, and what changes the organization made because of that study. The program also features lead staff from the AMA's Advocacy Resource Center discussing the important work the AMA is doing to advocate for the physician as the leader of the health care team.

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Activity Information

Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.

If applicable, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

1.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;

1.75 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;

1.75 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and

1.75 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program;

It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.

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