Individuals involved in the course planning and delivery must disclose their relevant financial or nonfinancial relationship(s) to course content.
Speaker Disclosure Form [DOC] (Sample)
This sample form includes a chart to collect possible financial and nonfinancial relationships from speakers/planners and a description of the process for discussing disclosures with speakers/planners. You can customize this form to send to your speakers or planners to get their full disclosure information for each course. The chart helps to suggest all possible relationships that should be disclosed so that speakers properly report. Also see this sample form [DOC] that can be used to meet multiple accreditors requirements for conflict of interest.
ASHA CE Providers must disclose when their course content is focused on a specific product or service and will not include information on similar or like products/services
Learners must be informed of financial and in-kind support given to the Provider by other organizations Options include disclosing the names of organizations that contributed financial or in-kind support in promotional materials, in materials distributed prior to the course, and at the beginning of a course. Remember to include organizations contributing things such as products, materials and equipment; volunteers; professional services; publicity; etc.
The placement or location of all exhibits and advertisements must be controlled so that they do not occur in the same place or space as the instructional portion of the course. This requirement applies to both physical and virtual locations depending on the course presentation format.
For an in-depth look at ASHA CE transparency requirements see resources for implementing Requirement 3.