Policies for Developing Continuing Education Activities

Medscape, LLC ("Medscape") is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing nursing education, and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing pharmacy education. As an accredited provider, Medscape develops online CME and continuing education (CE) activities in compliance with the standards and codes of the applicable accrediting agency, the AMA, HHS-OIG, FDA, AdvaMed, and PhRMA

The topics of Medscape's CME and CE activities are based on the needs of healthcare professionals in those specialties served by Medscape. Medscape's CME and CE activities are developed by Medscape's Professional Education Staff and all content certified by Medscape is controlled by Medscape's Editorial Staff. Commercial support of Medscape's educational activities is acknowledged online along with the related activity. Medscape is not involved in the development or distribution of content relating to the promotion, marketing or advertising of FDA-regulated products.