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.

Before May 8, 2016:

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


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 6, 2016

3

Thursday, April 7, 2016

6

Friday, April 8, 2016

6

Saturday, April 9, 2016

6

Sunday, April 10, 2016

3

Total Credits:

24



​​​​​​​​​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 e​ducating​
  • 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 attending this event, participants should be able to:  ​

  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.
  • Evaluate best practices in Autoimmune Diseases.
  • Discuss new scientific knowledge and recent research findings about Autoimmune Diseases.
  • Recognize opportunities for scientific collaborations around the world.
  • Integrate the most up to date information in their clinical and research activities.
  • Employ novel multidisciplinary treatment strategies for patients with rheumatologic and Autoimmune Diseases.
  • Evaluate the most important aspects of diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune diseases.

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TARGET AUDIENCE 

The 10th International Congress on Autoimmunity is the global meeting place for experts in immunology, rheumatology and related fields to discuss under one roof the genetic, etiology, diagnostic, clinical aspects and novel therapies of 80 autoimmune diseases. 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.


ACCREDITATION STATEMENT AND CREDIT DESIGNATION​​​

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

The 10th International Congress on Autoimmunity (Autoimmunity 2016) 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 10th International Congress on Autoimmunity (Autoimmunity 2016) is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 24 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.​​

Sächsische Landesärztekammer (The Saxon Medical Chamber)
The 10th International Congress on Autoimmunity (Autoimmunity 2016) is accredited by the Sächsischen Landesärztekammer to provide the following CPD activity for medical specialists. The Sächsischen Landesärztekammer is the professional representation of all doctors in the Free State of Saxony (Freistaat Sachsen). For more information please visit www.slaek.de/de/01/fortbildung.php
The 10th International Congress on Autoimmunity (Autoimmunity ​2016) is designated for a maximum of, or up to 27 Category B CME credits. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity:
06/04/2016 (12:00- 14:30), VNR 276160 201602510 0002, Passwort 8914, Vormittags, 3 credits Category B
06/04/2016 (12:00- 14:30), VNR 276160 201602510 0010, Passwort 8914, Nachmittags, 3 credits Category B
07/04/2016 (08:00- 12:30), VNR 276160 201602510 0028, Passwort 8914, Vormittags, 3 credits Category B
07/04/2016 (14:00- 18:30), VNR 276160 201602510 0036, Passwort 8914, Nachmittags, 3 credits Category B
08/04/2016 (08:00- 12:30), VNR 276160 201602510 0044, Passwort 8914, Vormittags, 3 credits Category B
08/04/2016 (14:00- 18:30), VNR 276160 201602510 0051, Passwort 8914, Nachmittags, 3 credits Category B
09/04/2016 (08:00- 12:30), VNR 276160 201602510 0069, Passwort 8914, Vormittags, 3 credits Category B
09/04/2016 (14:00- 18:30), VNR 276160 201602510 0077, Passwort 8914, Nachmittags, 3 credits Category B
10/04/2016 (08:00- 12:30), VNR 276160 201602510 0085, Passwort 8914, Vormittags, 3 credits Category B
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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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