This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the Virginia Pain Society. The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine, as accredited provider, awards 11.25 hours of participation (consistent with the designated number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(sTM ) to a participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a record of participation for six (6) years. Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 11 MOC points [and patient safety) in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM), American Board of Anesthesiology, Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.