Test Item Writing - ESAP 2020
Test Item Writing - ESAP 2020
Thank you for your contributions to ESAP 2020!
In recognition of the learning that occurs as a part of your authoring process, we are happy to offer CME credit for your work. The Endocrine Society, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians, designates this test item writing activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™ and 10 ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC points.
Please complete a short online evaluation, which will provide you with a chance to reflect on your authoring experience and also help us ensure that this educational activity continues to meet your learning needs. Please click here to complete the survey, which should take you 3 minutes to complete, and claim your CME.
If you have any questions, please contact Kristen Ndure, Associate Director, Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you again for your contributions to ESAP 2020.
Faculty who produced content for ESAP 2020
Through engaging in this activity, learners will improve their ability to:
- Demonstrate enhanced knowledge in the field of endocrine physiology and pathophysiology.
- Identify strengths and weaknesses of scientific test item writing.
- Effectively communicate content and rationale for drafted cases during the peer-review process.
- Integrate peer-review feedback into question writing.
- Provide clear and concise learning objectives linked to a curriculum/content blueprint appropriate for the activity’s audience of learners.
- Provide appropriate literature support for peers and learners to reinforce educational value through subsequent self-directed learning.
The faculty, committee members, and staff who are in position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose to the Endocrine Society and to learners any relevant financial relationship(s) of the individual or spouse/ partner that have occurred within the last 12 months with any commercial interest(s) whose products or services are related to the CME content. Financial relationships are defined by remuneration in any amount from the commercial interest(s) in the form of grants; research support; consulting fees; salary; ownership interest (eg, stocks, stock options, or ownership interest excluding diversified mutual funds); honoraria or other payments for participation in speakers’ bureaus, advisory boards, or boards of directors; or other financial benefits. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent CME planners with relevant financial relationships from planning or delivering content, but rather to provide learners with information that allows them to make their own judgments of whether these financial relationships may have influenced the educational activity with regard to exposition or conclusion. The Endocrine Society has reviewed all disclosures and resolved or managed all identified conflicts of interest, as applicable.
The following committee members reported no relevant financial relationships:
The medical editor for this program, Abbie L. Young, MS, CGC, ELS(D), reported no relevant financial relationships.
The Endocrine Society staff associated with the development of content for this activity reported no relevant financial relationships.
The Endocrine Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Endocrine Society has achieved Accreditation with Commendation.The Endocrine Society designates this activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and the American Medical Association (AMA) signed an agreement of mutual recognition of CME credits between Europe and the USA whereby:
- European physicians attending an event in the USA had their credits recognized in Europe and American physicians attending an event in Europe had their credits recognized in the USA.
The Endocrine Society designates this educational activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for ENDO 2019. Each medical specialist should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. These credits can be converted by the EACCME into European CME credits and/or into National credits by the European National Authorities.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC):
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to a maximum of 10.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) 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.
In order to earn and report MOC points to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), you must:
- Provide your board-certification information in your educational profile. Your profile currently contains the following board ID numbers:
Your ABIM Number: 123456*
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- 10.00 ABIM MOC
- 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
This course is closed to faculty who have participated in the creation of ESAP 2020.