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Professional Education Services Group/AffinityCE
American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M)

Module VII: Autoimmune Diseases

Continuing Education Information

This continuing education activity is provided through collaboration between A4M and Professional Education Services Group/AffinityCE (PESG/ACE). This activity provides continuing education credit for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians, as well as a general participation certificate for other attendees.


PESG/ACE and A4M staff as well as Activity planners and reviewers have no relevant financial or non-financial interest to disclose. Faculty members Todd LePine, Heather Tick, Filomena Trindade, and Walter Crinnion have no relevant financial or non-financial interests to disclose.

Faculty member Dr. Pamela Smith discloses the following relationships: Genova Diagnostics, Speaker.

Faculty member Dr. Sahar Swidan discloses the following relationships: Pharmacy Solutions, CEO; Amgen, Speaker.

Faculty member Dr. Lyn Patrick discloses the following relationships: Biobotanical Research, Speaker.

Conflicts of interest were resolved through Peer Review.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize the intracellular signaling pathways, cellular biology, and molecular biology of immunity and inflammation
  • Describe the important interactions of the endocrine system with immunity
  • Discuss gastrointestinal manifestations of autoimmune disease
  • Review the role of heavy metals, genes, environment, and biotoxic exposures in autoimmunity
  • Identify the micronutrient insufficiencies that lead to DNA and mitochondrial damage


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Professional Education Services Group and A4M. Professional Education Services Group is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Professional Education Services Group designates this live CME activity for a maximum of 24.0 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Professional Education Services Group is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Nurse CE is provided for this program through collaboration between A4M and Professional Education Services Group (PESG). This activity provides a maximum of 24.0 contact hours of nurse CE credit.

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians


Professional Education Services Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based activity will provide a maximum of 24.0 contact hours for participants attending all CPE activities. UAN #0829-0000-18-162-L04-P/T. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. Cost for pharmacy CE activities are included in activity registration fees.

Other Professionals:

All other health care professionals participating in this education activity may obtain a General Participation Certificate indicating their participation and the number of hours of continuing education credit. This Certificate may be used as a record of continuing education participation to meet licensing requirements. Please consult your professional licensing organization for acceptance of this CE activity.

Commercial Support:

No commercial support was provided for this activity.

Participation Costs:

The cost to participate in this CE Activity is included in the registration cost.

CME Inquiries:

For all CME related inquiries, please contact ce@affinityced.com.

Please send any customer service requests to cds_support+a4m@affinityced.com.

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