Type of Continuing Education

  • CME: 1.0
  • CNE: 1.0
  • CHES: 1.0*
  • NASW**: 1.0
  • CPEU: 1.0

*Continuing Competency credits, when available, are listed after the total CHES/MCHES contact hours (e.g. CHES: 1.0/1.0)
**NASW credits are only available for attendees of the live webinar.

About this Activity

Self-paced, recorded version of a live webinar that was conducted on June 30 at 2:00 pm EDT.
If you receive continuing education credit for the live webinar, you are not eligible for additional credit for the on-demand webinar.

Important Dates

Released: June 30, 2020
Expires: May 19, 2022

The History of Medicine: It's Timeless!

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This webinar is partially sponsored by the American College Health Foundation Josh Kaplan Fund for Clinical Medicine.

Available Formats:

  • Attend the LIVE WEBINAR (registrants will also receive the recording and slides) Event concluded; no longer available

  • --OR--

  • Access the RECORDING ONLY, video [.mp4] and slides [.pdf] — Coming Soon.

Program Information

Description

Marking the 100th anniversary of college health, travel back in time to learn about the origins of medicine.  Discover how early medicine was based largely on magic and religion long before science was embraced. This journey will focus on the development of public health practices from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and continue through the Renaissance and to the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, emphasizing major milestones in innovation, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and cure.

Intended Audience

  • Administrator
  • Advanced Practice Clinician
  • Dietitian
  • Health Educator
  • Mental Health Professional
  • Nurse
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician

Learning Objectives

The participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the relationships between health and magic, religion, and science during major historical periods.
  2. Describe the origins of hygiene and public health concepts that are still applicable in the 21st century.
  3. Identify the major innovations that are responsible for the most rapid growth in health care during the 20th century.
  4. Discuss professionalism and bio-ethics in a historical context.

Faculty

Robert Dollinger, MD
Augusta University

Program Planning Committee

Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee:
Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities.

  • Melanie Trost, MD, has disclosed that her spouse owns general stock in Gilead Sciences.
  • Ryan Patel has disclosed that he owns stock in Pfizer, GSK, Celgene, and Abbvie.

All other Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant conflicts of interest.

Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee Roster

How to Register

The fees to purchase a registration to attend the live event* OR to purchase the recording are as follows**:

FREE for ACHA individual members
FREE for nonmembers

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*Access to recordings and slides are included for those who register for live events.
**If you are not interested in attending a live webinar, please wait and access the recording when it becomes noted that it is available.

Submit Feedback

We welcome your feedback after viewing this presentation to help us plan future educational opportunities.

You may provide your anonymous feedback via this short survey.

Instructions for Obtaining Credit (or certificate of attendance)

See the sidebar and accreditation statements below for the types of credit available. 

Step 1: View the webinar, either live or on-demand.
Step 2: Complete the Post-test for CE Credit. You will select the type of credit you are requesting on this form. Select "Certificate of Attendance" if no credit is being requested.
Step 3 [Only required if requesting NASW credit]: Complete the Evaluation.

It is estimated that it will require one hour to view the webinar and complete the post-test and evaluation.

Credit must be requested by the program expiration date in the sidebar.

Statements and Disclosures

Continuing Education

  • The American College Health Association (ACHA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    ACHA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Accredited Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

  • Sponsored by ACHA, a designated provider of continuing education content hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 0. There are 0 Continuing Competency credits available.

  • This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886508715-4259) for 1.0 continuing education contact hours.

  • This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 CPEUs.

Successful Completion/Post Test

It is the policy of the American College Health Association that when a post-test is required upon completion of a continuing education activity, participants must receive a passing grade of 80%. If participants receive a grade lower than 80%, they will be given the opportunity to re-take the post-test one time. If they receive 80% or higher the second time, they will be awarded continuing education credits/contact hours for the activity. We encourage participants to complete the post-test and evaluation form immediately after viewing the download. Those with a passing grade of 80% on the post-test will receive their CE certificate electronically within two weeks.

Conflicts of Interest

A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship.

See above for Program Planning Committee disclosures. 

The presenter of this activity has disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Off-Label Product Use

This educational activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).