CME-CPD Accreditation

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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.

Please follow the instructions on this page to download your certificate of attendance ​aftre the end of the meeting. 

Before December 30, 2015:

1. Access the online system via any of the following
              - Visit the following link​
              - 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

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​

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Commitment to the Highest Standards

Kenes is committed to being a valuable and knowledgeable pa​rtner 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
  • Worki​ng 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.

  • Review aspects of coronary disease from prevention to intervention with regard to its applicability to practice.

  • Review aspects of coronary disease from bench to bedside with regard to its applicability to practice.

  • Evaluate new frontiers in interventional cardiology.

  • Evaluate surgical management of coronary disease.

  • Analyze new challenges regarding structural heart disease and valve disease.

  • Summarize new research relating to a wide variety of topics including Cell Research and Myocardial Repair, Vascular Biology, Carotid, Peripheral and Valvular Interventions, and TAVI.

  • Increase collaboration between clinical cardiologists and surgeons.

 

Target Audience 

ICCAD is intended for cardiologists, especially those specializing in invasive cardiology, clinical cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, ischemic heart disease, arteriosclerosis and rehabilitation, nurses and technicians. 


ACCREDITATION STATEMENT AND CREDIT DESIGNATION

European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) 
The 11th International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease (ICCAD 2015) is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 15 hours 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
Monday, November 30, 20156
Tuesday, December 1, 20156
Wednesday, December 2, 20153​
Total Credits:15

 

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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