Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit for American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry Manuscript Reviewers

The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry offers AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for reviewing manuscripts. Only reviews received on time and judged as satisfactory by the Editor’s team responsible for the particular manuscript will be eligible for CME credit.  

 

Accreditation and Designation Statements:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Amedco and the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. Amedco is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Amedco designates this manuscript review activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Amedco is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Manuscript Review CME offers the physician reviewer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for this learning endeavor. If requested, the review may be awarded 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per review; a reviewer may claim up to 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per year.

Learning Objectives: The process of reviewing manuscripts for publication requires specific skills and knowledge, both as a reviewer and in the content area of the manuscript itself. Engaging in the review process may require the physician reviewer to learn new skills or fortify existing expertise in order to complete the review process effectively. By participating in this Manuscript Review CME activity, the learner will be able to:

1. Demonstrate enhanced knowledge in the field of geriatric psychiatry

2. Identify strengths and weaknesses of scientific manuscripts

3. Communicate review feedback effectively to editors and staff

Disclosure Information:  The editors and staff who are in a position to control the content of this activity as required to disclose to the AAGP 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.

AAGP staff associated with the development of content for this activity reported no relevant financial relationships.

Process for Claiming Credit:  Only reviews received on time and judged as satisfactory by the Editor (Editor or Associate Editors) responsible for the particular manuscript will be eligible for CME credit. The features that contribute most importantly to the quality of manuscript reviews for the AJGP: adherence to reviewer guidelines, specificity and accuracy, completeness, usefulness of recommendations to both editors and authors, tone, internal consistency, and understanding of the needs of the journal's readers. The reviewer should place the current work in the context of existing evidence in the area, describe the unique contributions of the current work, and comment on any inconsistencies of the current work with previous research in the area as well as any methodological or experimental issues.

To claim credit, please complete AAGP's CME form.