About ENLS: Accreditation

ENLS Course Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Cine-Med and the Neurocritical Care Society. Cine-Med 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. The accreditation expiration date for this activity is August 1, 2019. Content for this activity was updated and released on October 1, 2017.

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ENLS Course

Physicians

Ciné-Med designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity does not qualify for live CME credit hours.

Nurses and Advanced Practice Providers

This activity provides 15 contact hours for nurses and APPs. This activity does not qualify for live credit hours.
Note: NCS does not have a provider number. Please enter "ANCC" in the provider number field.

Pharmacists

This program has been accredited for 1.5 CEU (15 contact hours) of continuing education credit.
This activity does not qualify for live CPE credit hours.
ACPE Universal Number: 0399-9999-15-001-H01-P.

Focus Hours

Stroke: 6 hours
Trauma: 5 hours
Pharmacy: 5.5 hours

ENLS Recertification Course

Physicians

Ciné-Med designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity does not qualify for live CME credit hours.

Nurses and Advanced Practice Providers

This activity provides 8 contact hours for nurses and APPs. This activity does not qualify for live credit hours.
Note: NCS does not have a provider number. Please enter "ANCC" in the provider number field. 

Pharmacists

This program has been accredited for 0.8 CEU (8 contact hours) of continuing education credit.
This activity does not qualify for live CPE credit hours.
ACPE Universal Number: 0399-9999-15-001-H01-P.

Focus Hours

Stroke: 3 hours
Trauma: 2.5 hours
Pharmacy: 2.75 hours

Target Audience, Activity Goals, and Learning Objectives

Target Audience

This activity is designed for all health care providers who 1) may encounter or 2) provide care for patients with neurological emergencies in the first hour of their emergency care, including paramedics, emergency department physicians, critical care physicians, neurosurgeons, nurses, pharmacists, medical students and resident/fellow trainees.

Activity Goals

This activity is designed to address the following core and team competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning, Interpersonal Communication, Professionalism, System-based Practice, Interdisciplinary Teams, Quality Improvement, and Employ Evidence-based Practice.

Learning Objectives

After completing each topic, the learner will be able to: (1) recognize the signs and symptoms of the neurological emergency, (2) perform a focused neurological exam and calculate the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score, (3) rapidly implement the recommended management protocol, and (4) effectively communicate pertinent medical information to the accepting health care provider.

Each topic also has specific learning objectives unique to the topic that the learner will master.

Cine-Med Information

Non Endorsement Statement

Cine-Med verifies that sound education principles have been demonstrated in the development of this educational offering as evidenced by the review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and activity evaluation process. Cine-Med does not endorse or support the actual opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization.

Disclosure

Cine-Med adheres to accreditation requirements regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty's commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations. All Cine-Med employees, Neurocritical Care employees, and Activity Planners in control of content have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Contact

If you have additional questions about accreditation, please contact Cine-Med directly.