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)

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

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.​

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.
  • Explain new developments in the diagnoses, complications, and management options for sleep-disordered breathing.
  • Define the appropriate use of bronchoscopy in endobronchial biopsy.
  • Apply new clinical research knowledge and study findings in tuberculosis to clinical practice.
  • Describe new strategies for managing latent tuberculosis infection and active tuberculosis.
  • Recognize the current burden and realities of COPD.
  • Utilize effective interventions and strategies, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic, to improve the care for patients suffering from COPD.
  • Discuss treatment strategies for obesity hypoventilation syndrome.
  • Review the most updated and relevant literature regarding epidemiology and diagnosis related to community-acquired pneumonia.
  • Review recent updates in the treatment of malaria.
  • Define the current treatment paradigm for treating patients with locally advanced (stage 3) lung cancer.
  • Review findings from recent significant publications in bronchiectasis and their impact on clinical practice.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

CHEST Congress 2019 is the global meeting place for Anesthesiologists, Cardiologists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Critical Care Nurses, Critical Care Physicians, General Medicine Physicians, Pediatric Pulmonologists, Respirologists, ICU Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Medicine Physicians. 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

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

TBD

Thursday, April 11, 2019

TBD

Friday, April 12, 2019

TBD

Total Credits:

TBD

 

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.