CME-CPD Accreditation

CME-CPD Accreditation

COMMITMENT TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS IN CME/CPD

Kenes is committed to being a valuable and knowledgeable partner in the design and delivery of educationally strong, independent, transparent, and effective CME/CPD programmes. Kenes is a proud member of the Good CME Practice Group (gCMEp), a member organisation contributing to improving health outcomes by:

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  • Championing best practice in CME/CPD
  • Maintaining and improving standards
  • Mentoring and educating
  • Working in collaboration with critical stakeholders

Membership in the Good CME Practice Group illustrates Kenes commitment to high standards and knowledgeable partnership with its clients in the design and delivery of medical events. 

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES 

After participating in this educational event, participants should be able to:
•              Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous ProfessionalDevelopment (CPD) plan.
•              Identify and discuss new developments and established strategies in stroke prevention.
•              Discuss the diagnosis and management of retinal artery occlusion.
•              Review the risk factors for delirium and cognitive impairment after stroke.
•              Discuss complications of stroke.
•              Analyse newest achievements in Neurology and their application to evidence-based clinical practice in stroke management.
•              Enhance the discussion and exchange among international neurologists and researchers as a means of further developing individual expertise.
•              Discuss new research outcomes in the management of stroke.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE 

The 4th European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2018) is a global meeting place for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, and other healthcare professionals in the field of stroke and its sub-specialties. Because of the diverse, clinically focused educational offering, participants are able to tailor the curriculum to meet the needs of international clinicians of all levels of experience. The target audience includes international, regional and national clinicians’ healthcare professionals in the field of stroke and its sub-specialties.


ACCREDITATION STATEMENT AND CREDIT DESIGNATION 

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The 4th European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2018) is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net

The 4th European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2018) is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 14 European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.  


American Medical Association (AMA)

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information, visit: www.royalcollege.ca


Credit Breakdown

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Day

Maximum Credits

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

4

Thursday, May 17, 2018

6

Friday, May 18, 2018

4

Total Credits:

14

 

 

To Receive Your CME/CPD Certificate 

The CME/CPD certificate will be available after completing the online evaluation and credit claiming procedure. The process takes about 5 minutes. We thank you for your feedback as it is an important part of CME/CPD accreditation and helps improve future educational offerings.

Before June 15, 2018:

1. Access the online system via any of the following
- Visit the following link
- Please note that web browsers Mozilla Firefox 2.X or higher, or Google Chrome are recommended
- Visit the CME/CPD Accreditation page on the event website
- Follow the link in the email sent at the end of the event

2. Complete the anonymous online evaluation
3. Complete the credit claim form and submit
4. The CME/CPD certificate will be available for download; fill-in and retain for your personal records

 

Kindly note that the ESOC 2018 online evaluation will be active on the last day of the meeting. You will then be able to access it and claim your CME/CPD certificate.

 

Disclosure and Resolution of Personal Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with CME/CPD accreditation criteria and standards for commercial support to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor, those in control of the educational content must disclose potential or actual conflicts of interest. Disclosure information is evaluated and conflicts of interest resolved. Disclosure is made to participants prior to the activity. Participants will be asked on the evaluation to assess the objectivity and independence of the event. 

  • Disclosure information will be available here at least one week prior to the event.


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