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

  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan
  • Exchange ideas and knowledge in the field of Atherosclerosis and related cardiovascular conditions across continents, institutions, and individuals
  • Discuss the latest scientific advantages in the field of Atherosclerosis and related cardiovascular conditions
  • Identify possible programmatic collaborations to more effectively address regional, national and local responses to Atherosclerosis around the world and overcome barriers that limit access to prevention, care and services
  • Summarize the latest research outcomes in the field of Atherosclerosis and related cardiovascular conditions
     

target audience

Specialists in the field of clinical chemistry, diabetes, endocrinology, primary care and more.

Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation

European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC)
The 82nd Congress of the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS 2014) is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 13 hours of External CME credits.  

Additionally, the Educational Programme "Mixed hyperlipidemi and triglycerides in cardiovascular prevention" is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 hour of External CME credits. ​ 

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).

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
Sunday June 1, 20145
Monday June 2, 20145
Tuesday June 3, 20143
Total Credits:13

 

 

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 July 1, 2014:

    1. Visit: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/EAS2014Evaluation 
    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 available for download and also 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, 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.


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