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 programs. Kenes is a proud member of the Good CME Practice Group (gCMEp), a member organization 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 the Kenes commitment to high standards and knowledgeable partnership with its clients in the design and delivery of educationally strong, independent, transparent, effective and financially viable medical events.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES 

After attending this event, participants should be able to: 
  • Explain the latest developements in the field of acute, postoperative and chronic pain
  • Review interventional techniques such as nerve blocks and neuromodulation.
  • Describe barriers to adequate availability and accessibility of opioids.
  • Evaluate post-surgical pain management.
  • Describe research investigations on medical cannabis for cancer and chronic pain.
  • Discuss all aspects of conservative pain management such as medication, acupuncture, hypnosis and exercise
  • Assemble a valuable network of international colleagues.|
  • Evaluate and debate new trends, techniques, therapies, and diagnostic procedures.
  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.

TARGET AUDIENCE 

Multi-disciplinary pain specialists; scientists, physicians, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals will be the target audience for EFIC 2017. The diverse, clinically focused offering allows participants to tailor curriculum to needs of international clinicians of all levels of experience.


ACCREDITATION STATEMENT AND CREDIT DESIGNATION 

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
An application has been made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of this event. The EACCME is an institution of the European ​Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net

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.

 

DayMaximum Credits
Wednesday, September 6, 2017TBD
Thursday, September 7, 2017TBD
Friday, September 8, 2017TBD
Saturday, September 9, 2017TBD
Total Credits:TBD

 

 

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 October 7, 2017:

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 EFIC 2017 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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