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 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 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 inchildhood
  • Summarize good and bad immune responses
  • Discuss diagnostics, therapeutics and prevention in the field of paediatric infectious diseases across continents, institutions, and individuals

Target Audience

ESPID 2014 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

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The 32nd Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) 2014 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 32nd Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) 2014 is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 12 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

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
The 32nd Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) 2014 is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland to provide the following CPD activity for medical specialists. The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland approves external CPD events for post-training physicians. For more information: www.rcpi.ie​

The 32nd Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID 2014) is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 6 CPD external credits per day, totally 18 credits. ​​This CPD Recognition is accepted by all Irish Postgraduate Training Bodies and 1 CPD Credit is equivalent to 1 hour of educational activity. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. Credit/s obtained during educational activity on 07/05/14 refer to ID 4492; Credits obtained during educational activity on 08/05/14 refer to ID 4493; Credit/s obtained during educational activity on 09/05/14 refer to ID 4494.​

Credit Breakdown​ 

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

 

DayMaximum EACCME Credits​Maximum RCPI Credits​
Wednesday, 7 May 20141​6
Thursday, 8 May 2014 6​6
Friday, 9 May 20145​6
Total Credits:12​18

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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 minutes. We thank you for your feedback as it is an important part of the CME/CPD accreditation process and helps improve future educational offerings.

 

Before June 7, 2014:

    1. Visit:​ http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ESPID2014Evaluation
    2. Complete the anonymous online evaluation​
    3. You will be automatically directed to the credit claim system
    4. Login with your unique User ID (included in your registration package, on your badge, or in the email sent after the event)
    5. Indicate the number of hours you attended
    6. Your CME/CPD certificate will be automatically emailed to the address provided​
    7. 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.​

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