CME Credits

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 programmes. Kenes is a proud member of the Good CME Practice Group (gCMEp), a member organisation 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

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.
  • Describe arrhythmia cases for the pediatric and congenital cardiologist.
  • Review treatment of dysrhythmia in pediatric and GUCH patients.
  • Identify educational resources, networks and other for exchange of knowledge and learning about paediatric and congenital heart diseases.
  • Describe the evolution of pediatric electrophysiology.
  • Discuss recent clinical and basic research with potential to improve patient care and outcomes.
  • Discuss the current research projects within the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC) and enhance opportunities for future collaboration between groups of young researchers.

Target Audience

AEPC 2019 is the global meeting place for physicians and aligned health care professionals in the field of paediatric and congenital cardiology, and closely related fields. 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 53rd Annual Meeting for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology 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 53rd Annual Meeting for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 19 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.

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 15, 2019:

  1. Access the online system via any of the following

– Visit the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AEPC2019Evaluation

– 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

  1. Complete the anonymous online evaluation
  2. Complete the credit claim form and submit
  3. The CME/CPD certificate will be available for download; fill-in and retain for your personal records

 

Kindly note that the AEPC 2019 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.

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.

 

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 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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