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International Congress of Pediatrics (ICP)

CME 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:

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


EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

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

  • Evaluate gaps in global child and adolescent health.
  • Debate various issues in the field.
  • Develop advocacy and communication tools and identify relevant advocacy initiatives.
  • Assess a wide range of treatment methodologies in pediatric and adolescent care.
  • Discuss current and emerging technologies impacting the field of paediatrics.
  • Formulate a comprehensive treatment program for various pediatric health issues.
  • Assemble a valuable network of international colleagues active in the field.
  • Access and/or recommend resources for both physicians and patients to acquire additional information pertinent to a range of therapeutic areas.

Target Audience

ICP 2013 is the global meeting place for Physicians, Researchers, Nurses and Health Care Workers in the field of Pediatrics 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

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

The RACP CPD Program is a self-directed and self-reporting program. Physicians record and report on their own CPD activities annually. It is the responsibility of individual physicians to select the activities appropriate for their CPD and to claim the appropriate level of points. The IPC 2013 course length/credit breakdown is as follows:

Saturday, August 24, 2013: 6 Credits

Sunday, August 25, 2013: 6

Monday, August 26, 2013: 6

Tuesday, August 27, 2013: 5

Wednesday, August 28, 2013: 4

Thursday, August 29, 2013: 3

Suitable documentation to provide proof of participation includes: program of the event and certificate of completion with actual hours attended.

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)

European Accreditation is granted by the EACCME in order to allow participants who attend this congress to validate their credits in their own  country.
The International Congress of Pediatrics 2013 (ICP) has been 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 International Congress of Pediatrics 2013 (ICP) designated for a maximum of 30 Hours of European external 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 European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1Credit™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credits to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/internationalcme.  EACCME credits are recognized by the American Medical Association towards the Physican's Recognition Award (PRA).

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Live Educational activities, occuring 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.royalcolleage.ca

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE (NON-CME/CPD)  

A non-CME/CPD certificate of attendance may be printed from one of the on-site automatic registration stations on Tuesday, August 27th at 12:00.  

how to receive your cme/cpd certificate

Your CME/CPD certificate will be delivered electronically after completing the educational evaluation and credit claiming procedure. The process will take 5-10 minutes. We thank you for your feedback as it is an important part of the CME accreditation process and helps us improve future educational offerings. All evaluation responses are anonymous; your name will be requested for the credit claiming and certificate process only.

Before Tuesday, October 15, 2013:

  1. Follow the link in the email notification sent at the end of the meeting, or visit the CME Accreditation page under the Scientific Information menu at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ICP2013Evaluation
  2. Login with your unique User ID (included in your registration package or on your badge)
  3. Complete the online evaluation with your important feedback
  4. Indicate the number of hours you actually attended
  5. your CME certificate will be automatically emailed to the address provided
  6. Retain the certificate for your personal records

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 in CME/CPD activities, those in control of the educational content must disclose potential or actual conflicts of interest, whether due to a financial or other relationship. 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. Off-label or investigational use of a therapeutic product is also disclosed.

View disclosure information here.

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 organizations is made in the program guide, on the event website, and with signage during the event.

View industry support information here.