Continuing Education Credit


The American Epilepsy Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The American Epilepsy Society designates this live activity (2017 AES Annual Meeting) for a maximum of 29.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

International Credits: The American Medical Association has determined that non-U.S. licensed physicians who participate in this CME activity are eligible for a maximum of 29.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits  from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 29.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

Maintenance of Certification

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the 71st Annual Meeting (2017) - American Epilepsy Society and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive epilepsy program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of maintenance of certification.

Continuing Education for Nurses and Pharmacists

Jointly provided by AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare, and the American Epilepsy Society.

Nurses: Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is awarded 29.0 contact hours.

Pharmacists: Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

Select portions of this Annual Meeting are approved for pharmacy CE credit. Specific hours of credit for approved presentations and the Universal Activity Numbers assigned to those presentations can be found in the program materials. Criteria for success: credit is based on documented program attendance and online completion of a program evaluation/assessment.

If you have any questions about this CE activity relative to nursing and/or pharmacy CE, please contact AKH Inc. at