Joseph U. Almazan MPM, MAN, DNSc
Joseph U. Almazan is a graduate of Master in Public Management (Samar State University, Philippines) and Master of Arts in Nursing-Major in Clinical Supervision (University of San Carlos Cebu City, Philippines). He also a graduate of Doctor of Science in Nursing –Major in Gerontology (Cebu Normal University, Cebu City, Philippines). He has a total of 9 years of clinical/teaching experience both in the Philippines and Saudi Arabia and almost one year as a rural health nurse and a staff nurse experience. He participated in various international research presentations, keynote speaker, serves as a reviewer for several journals and publishes in ISI journals. He also a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Psi Beta Chapter),Philippine Nurses Associations (PNA), International Association of Scholarly, Publishers Editors & Reviewers,Inc.(IASPER), International Association for Multidisciplinary Research (IAMURE), Philippine Associations of Institutions for Research, INC (PAIR) and National Organizations of Scientific Research Teachers Educations (NOSTE). His research interest are in the areas of geriatrics and gerontology nursing and older adult care, and nursing administration.
MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Connecticut Medical Examining Board
Connecticut Medical Examining Board accepts the credit courses that are accredited by ACCME and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
CME Credits Required : 50.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 0.00
A minimum of 50 contact hours of qualifying continuing medical education every 2 years commencing on the first date of license renewal;1 contact hour means a minimum of 50 minutes of the continuing education activity once every 6 years.1 CME hour in each of the following topics:
(A) Infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus,
(B) risk management,
(C) sexual assault,
(D) domestic violence,
(E) cultural competency,
(F) behavioral health.
Beginning January 1, 2020, such behavioral health CME must include at least 2 contact hours on diagnosing and treating (i) cognitive conditions, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, delirium, related cognitive impairments, and geriatric depression, or (ii) mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, those common to veterans and family members of veterans such as post-traumatic stress, risk of suicide, depression, and grief. OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. The commissioner may grant a waiver for not more than 10 contact hours of CME for physicians who:
(1) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board,
(2) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of a medical healing panel, or
(3) assist the state Department of Public Health with its duties to board and commissions (described in Ch. 368a. Sec. 10a-14).