Accreditation and Terms

CE/CME Information

Title of Activity:

  • Foundational Knowledge: Adult Minimal Sedation
  • Adult Moderate Sedation

Notice as to the type of hardware and software needed to participate in the activity: See Help Page.

CE/CME Disclosure- The Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PIM)


  • Foundational Knowledge: Adult Minimal Sedation
  • Adult Moderate Sedation

Estimated time to complete each course: 2 hours

Media: Internet

Contact for PIM website:

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and National Sedation Center, Inc.

Original Release Date: May 1, 2019/Original Expiration Date: May 31, 2021

Renewal Release Date: June 1st, 2023/Renewal Expiration Date: June 30st, 2025

Target Audience:

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of any non-anesthesia provider directly involved in the care of a patient who is receiving procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA) for a minimal or moderate procedure.

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and The National Sedation Center. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education: The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registered Nurse Continuing Nursing Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum number of 2.0 hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity per ANCC contact hours.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control educational content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

Kristin Paston, RN, BSN, CCRN, President, National Sedation Center

  • Kristin Paston has nothing to disclose

Pam Ozaluk RN, BSN, MNA, CRNA

  • Pam Ozaluk has nothing to disclose

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The National Sedation Center planners and managers have nothing to disclose.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use: This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeling indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing the information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer: Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient’s outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for the patient management. Any procedures, medication, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

*** If you are enrolled in an ACLS course the following clause also applies ***

Indemnity and Prevailing Policy and Procedure Agreement

The information contained in this website is not a substitute for any medical procedures, policies or practices of a hospital or any other facility. If any information provided in this program conflicts with policies and procedures established within a hospital or any other facility, the policies and procedures of the facility should prevail in all circumstances. The student taking this course agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the National Sedation Center, its staff and Independent Contractors for any third-party claim(s) which, may arise from providing services that are related to the material provided in these courses and any training provided in conjunction with these courses.