CME-CPD Accreditation

​​​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.
​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 clai​m form and submit
4. The CME/CPD certificate will be available for download; fill-in and retain for your personal records


ACCREDITATION STATEMENT AND CREDIT DESIGNATION 

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)

The 35th Annual ESRA Congress  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 35th Annual ESRA Congress 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, occurr ing 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​​​​​


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 participating in this educational event, learners should be able to:

  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.
  • Discuss developments in all areas of the specialty of anesthesia, and pain management, as well as new insights into basic science, clinical research and therapeutic interventions.
  • Assess important specific areas such as orthopedics, obstetrics, pediatrics, geriatric patient management, pharmacology, ambulatory anesthesia, fast-track procedures, acute pain, chronic pain treatment.
  • Demonstrate individual expertise in the field through live practice and collaboration among leading Regional Anaesthesia professionals.
  • Discuss teaching techniques in cadaver guided regional anesthesia and in models with use of ultrasound.
  • Evaluate chronic pain management topics.

 

Target Audience 

ESRA 2016 is the global meeting place for anaesthesia specialists (junior and senior), physicians and scientists with national and/or international experience in regional anaesthesia and pain medicine. 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.


Credit Breakdown

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

 

DayMaximum Credits
Wednesday, September 7, 20166
Thursday, September 8, 20166
Friday, September 9, 20166
Saturday, September 10, 20163
Total Credits:21

 

 


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.


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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