Commercial Independence in CME
How to Participate and Obtain CME Credit
To participate in this activity, you must read the objectives, watch the
webinar recording, and complete the evaluation. The webinar
recording will take 15 minutes to complete.
Evaluation & Credit Claim
Please complete this evaluation after viewing the recorded webinar.
Once you complete the evaluation, you will be directed to a credit claim
form and a printable certificate for your records.
After completing the activity, learners should be able to:
Gather disclosure information from individuals in control of educational
Identify relevant financial relationships and determine when they are
- Mitigate relevant financial relationships appropriately
Disclose the presence or absence of relevant financial relationships to
Release date: July 28, 2022
Expiration date: July 27, 2025
The Washington State Medical Association (WSMA) is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide
continuing medical education for physicians.
The WSMA designates this enduring material for a maximum of .25
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the
credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the
The content of this activity is not related to products or services of an
ACCME-defined ineligible company; therefore no one in control of content
has a relevant financial relationship to disclose.
ACCME Definition of Ineligible Companies
ACCME Standards FAQ
ACCME Standards Resources
For Further Reading:
Ronald M. Cervero, PhD, Julie K. Gaines, MLIS. “The Impact of CME on
Physician Performance and Patient Health Outcomes: An Updated Synthesis of
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, vol
35, no. 2, 2015, pp. 131-138.
See for abstract:
Mingzhou Yu, Fang Liu & Julie Anne Lee. “Consumers’ responses to negative
publicity: the influence of culture on information search and negative
word-of-mouth.” Journal of Brand Management, vol. 26, 2018, pp.
See for abstract: