CME/CPD Accreditation

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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
·         Discuss developments in the field of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy, as well as new insights into basic science, clinical research and therapeutic interventions
·         Demonstrate individual expertise in the field Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy through live practice and collaboration among leading Regional Anaesthesia professionals
·         Assess all the fields of interest in the application of regional anaesthesia/analgesia alone or in multimodal approach
·         Evaluate chronic pain management topics
 

Target Audience

ESRA 2014 is the global meeting place for clinical practitioners and residents/research fellows that are practicing anaesthesiology and pain management. 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 33rd Annual ESRA Congress 2014 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 Annual ESRA Congress 2014 is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 21 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, September 3, 2014​6
Thursday, September 4, 2014​6
Friday, September 5, 20146
Saturday, September 6, 20143
Total Credits:​21

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 October 4, 2014:

1. Access the online system via any of the following

              - Visit the following link

              - 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​


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.

  • Disclosure information is available here


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