Southern Regional Meeting
2006 Southern Regional Meeting
Continuing Medical Education Objectives
After participating in this continuing education activity, the participant should be better able to: comprehend knowledge and skills in various areas of basic and clinical research; apply
knowledge gained in all areas of investigation and research; and understand new tools for teaching and practicing of medicine.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint
sponsorship of Tulane University Health Sciences Center and the Southern Regional Meetings. Tulane University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. Tulane University Health Sciences Center designates this educational activity for a
maximum of (TBA) category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Tulane University Health Sciences Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the
practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected because of their recognized expertise.
It is the policy of the Center for Continuing Education at Tulane University Health Sciences Center to plan and implement all of it’s educational activities in accordance with the ACCME’s
Essential Areas and Policies to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. Prior to presentations, all presenters participating in educational activities certified for Category
1 credit are required to disclose commercial interests and relationships to the educational activity audiences. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device
manufacturers or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic, including off-label, experimentai investigational use of drugs or
devices. Any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of their presentations musts be resolved prior to presentation.