CME-CPD Accreditation

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:

  • 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.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT AND CREDIT DESIGNATION

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

The 58th Annual Conference of the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group 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 58th Annual Conference of the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 35 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/education/cme/uemseaccme-cme-credit-recognition.

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/rcsite/cpd/providers/international-accreditation-agreements-e.

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 the latest technological and clinical innovations in particle therapy.
– Identify educational resources, networks and other for exchange of knowledge and learning about particle therapy,
– Enhance the dialogue on clinical oncology across the NHS.
– Discuss the current research projects within the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG) and enhance opportunities for future collaboration between groups of young researchers.
– Discuss the latest developments about practical clinical application of particle therapy.
– Describe diagnostics and treatments in the field of particle radiation therapy.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

58th Annual Conference of the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group is the global meeting place for scientists and clinitians in the field of particle radiotherapy. 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.

 

Day Maximum Credits
Monday, June 10, 2019 6
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 7
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 2
Thursday, June 13, 2019 8
Friday, June 14, 2019 8
Saturday, June 15, 2019 4
Total Credits: 35

 

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 20, 2019:

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 and/or print for your personal records

Kindly note that the PTCOG58 2019 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.

  • Disclosure information will be available here at least one week prior to 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.