CME/CPD Accreditation

 

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 November 22, 2016:
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 A​ccreditation 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 EAPS 2016​ 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.


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 participating in this educational event, learners, should be able to:

- Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.
- Exchange ideas and knowledge in the field of paediatrics and neonatal care across continents, institutions, and individuals.
- Evaluate the most recent research findings in the field of paediatrics and neonatal care.
- Discuss the perspectives and challenges in neonatal and children vaccination.
- Enhance the dialogue between specialists, experts and researchers in the field of paediatrics and neonatal care as a means of further developing individual expertise.
- Discuss ideas and information in paediatric therapeutics.
- Enhance programmatic collaborations to more effectively address regional, national and local responses to paediatrics and neonatal care around the world.

 

Target Audience 

EAPS 2016 is the global meeting place for physicians, clinicians and researchers in the field of paediatrics 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.



ACCREDITATION STATEMENT AND CREDIT DESIGNATION 

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The 6th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS 2016) 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 6th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS 2016) is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 33 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/internationalcm​e​

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
Thursday, October 20, 20166
Friday, October 21, 20166
Saturday, October 22, 20166
Sunday, October 23, 20166
Monday, October 24, 20166
Tuesday, October 25, 20163
Total Credits:33

  

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.
 
  • ​Click here​ to view invited speakers' disclosure information.


INDUSTRY SUPPORT DISCLOSURE

This event is supported, in part, by funding from industry. All support is managed in strict accordance with CME/CPD accreditation criteria and standards for commercial support. Appropriate acknowledgement of all supporting organisations is made in the programme guide, on the event website, and with signage during the event.
 
  • View a list of all industry supporters here.
  • View detailed programmes for all Industry Sessions here​.
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