Continuing Education

The following session types will offer continuing education credit:

Session Type Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM per session
New Agents Discovery Summary Session and Literature Review 2
Interactive Symposium and Symposium 2
Slide Sessions 2.5
Meet-the-Experts 1.25
Opening Keynote Session, ICAAC Lecture, and Special Address 1
Course (Full Day) 7
Course (Half Day) 3.5


To Claim CE Credits at for ICAAC 2014, visit the ASM CE portal,



This activity is sponsored through an educational collaboration by The France Foundation and ASM.
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Accreditation Statement

The France Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designations 

The France Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 32.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Medical Association (AMA) has determined that physicians not licensed in the U.S. who participate in this CME activity are eligible AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Diplomates of the American Board of Medical Microbiology, Diplomates of the American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology, and Registrants of the National Registry of Certified Microbiologists who are MDs and DOs may earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ toward recertification. All other Diplomates and Registrants may claim Participation, CA or FL credits toward recertification. Each professional should claim credit commensurate with their level of participation in the activity.

California Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS)
The American Society for Microbiology is accredited by the California Department of Health Services to offer continuing education for California Clinical Laboratory Scientists. All sessions designated for CME credits will also qualify for California CE credits toward CLS license renewal.

acpeACPE Continuing Pharmacy Education

The France Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education and will award up to 32.75 contact hours to pharmacists who attend the activity and complete the evaluation forms and a posttest. These are knowledge-based educational activities. The sessions offering ACPE credit will be designated in the registration materials with a UAN and hours of credit. Your CE credits will be uploaded to the CPE Monitor. Effective May 1, providers must upload participant information within 60 days from the date the participant completed the live activity. Please submit all evaluations and credit requests promptly to ensure your credit fulfillment, as CE credit cannot be awarded past 60 days from the live activity date.

Florida Clinical Laboratory Personnel
The American Society for Microbiology is accredited by the Florida Department of Health to offer continuing education for Florida Clinical Laboratory Personnel. All sessions designated for CME credits will also qualify for Florida CE credits toward license renewal.

Other CE Licenses

You may obtain a Participation Statement of Credit by completing the activity evaluation. This is a detailed statement that documents your participation in the activity.


The France Foundation adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee, content reviewers, and faculty's commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations.

Resolution of Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME, The France Foundation will implement mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of this CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of this CME activity.

Education Disclaimer

The primary purpose of the sessions at ICAAC 2014 is education. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products, and/or services discussed, are intended to inform you about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of professionals who are willing to share such information with colleagues. A diversity of professional opinions exists in the fields discussed at ICAAC and the views of the ICAAC faculty are offered solely for educational purposes. Faculty's views neither represent those of ASM nor constitute endorsement by the association. The ASM disclaims any and all liabilities for damages to any individual attending ICAAC and for all claims which may result from the use of this information, publications, technologies, products, and/or services at ICAAC.