CME/CPD Accreditation

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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 5, 2015:

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


​Commitment to the Highest Standards

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:  
 

  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.
  • Review current basic science, clinical, and translational research with regard to its applicability to practice.
  • Describe research investigations that study the mechanisms underlying challenging pain syndromes.
  • Employ key diagnostic and treatment techniques for the management of pain.
  • Evaluate and debate new trends, techniques, therapies, and diagnostic procedures.
  • Improve quality of life for patients suffering from acute or chronic pain.
  • Assemble a valuable network of international colleagues.
  • Evaluate the scientific application of clinical pain management  


Target Audience  

Multi-disciplinary pain specialists; anaesthesiology, neurology, rheumatology, family medicine, physical medicine/rehabilitation, occupational medicine, psychiatry, clinical psychology, surgery, geriatrics, oncology, palliative care, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pharmacology, dentistry, nursing. 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 E​ducation (UEMS/EACCME)

The 9th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC® 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 9th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC® is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 23 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.

 

DayMaximum Credits
Wednesday, September 2, 20156​
Thursday, September 3, 20156
Friday, September 4, 20156
Saturday, September 5, 2015 5
Total Credits:23


 

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.