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 June 13, 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 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:  
 
- Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan
- Exchange ideas and knowledge in the field of paediatric infectious diseases across continents, institutions, and individuals
- Identify opportunities for the formation and function of independent units (e.g. sections, departments, divisions) in order to encourage progress in the field of infectious diseases in childhood
- Discuss the latest research outcomes in the field of infectious diseases and research
- Discuss outcomes of the latest studies in Europe in the field of prophylaxis, diagnosis and treatment of infection in childhood
- Summarize good and bad immune responses
- Discuss diagnostics, therapeutics and prevention in the field of paediatric infectious diseases across continents, institutions, and individuals
- Evaluate the results of applied research and the lessons learned in clinical and laboratory practice
- Discuss ideas and information in the epidemiology, clinical presentation, prevention and treatment of paediatric infectious diseases.
 
Target Audience 

ESPID 2015 is the global meeting place for Physicians, Clinicians and Researchers, in the field of Paediatric Infectious Diseases 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 Credit Breakdown

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The 33rd Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) 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 33rd Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 18 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 May 13, 2015*6
Thursday May 14, 20156
Friday May 15, 20156
Total Credits:18

*Please note that Walter Marget Educational Workshop taking place on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 has been awarded for 4 European external CME credits. Medical specialists who do not attend the workshop should claim only 2 European external CME credits

 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.

  • Please click here​ for Disclosure information.


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