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 programmes. Kenes is a proud member of the Good CME Practice Group (gCMEp), a member organisation contributing to improving health outcomes by:

gCMEpLogo_new– 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 Kenes commitment to high standards and knowledgeable partnership with its clients in the design and delivery of 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 innovative aspects about cytological techniques and interpretation.
• Exchange clinical information between cytopathologists, cytotechnologists and other clinicians.
• Improve skills in practical cytological diagnosis.
• Discuss the latest updates on the current practice of cytopathology.
• Describe cytomorphology and molecular pathology in lung cancer diagnostics.
• Review diagnoses and managements of salivary gland lesions.

Target Audience

This educational activity is designed to help practicing cytopathologists and cytotechnicians to acquire and exchange knowledge in different areas of Cytopathology. It is also intended to be useful for Pathology residents to add skills and theoretical concepts to their training. Biologists working or collaborating in Pathology Departments can also benefit from this educational event.

Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
An application has been made to the UEMS-EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net

The 41st European Congress of Cytology is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 27 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.

Day  Maximum Credits
Sunday, June 10, 2018 6
Monday, June 11, 2018 7
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 7
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 7
Total Credits: 27

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 July 11, 2018±
1. Access the online system via any of the following
– Visit the following link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ECC2018Evaluation
– 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 online evaluation and obtain your CME certificate to download and/or print for your files

Kindly note that the 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.

o 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.

o View a list of all industry supporters here
o View detailed programmes for all Industry Sessions here

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