Karen Sarmento Costa PhD
Karen Sarmento Costa was Pharmacist graduated at the Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas (PUCCAMP), Public Health Specialist by Paulista State University Julio de Mesquita (UNESP), Public Health Master and PhD, subarea of epidemiology, by Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). and Post doctoral in Pharmaceutical Care and Clinical Pharmacy by Universidad de Barcelona, España.
she was Post doctoral at Faculty of Medicine-Department of Preventive Medicine of Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP).she Develops activities in areas of Health Systems and Policy, Health Management, Health Inquiries researchs and Pharmaceutical Policies.
She was worked as a consultant from Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), worked with products related to pharmaceutical policies in Brazil and Nowadays is researcher in the Nucleus of Studies of Public Policies (NEPP) and professor at the Public Health post graduation program, both activities in Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Additionally, post-doctoral student in epidemiology at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul.
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).