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 June 15, 2015:

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


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 attending this event, participants should be able to: 

  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan
  • Evaluate the most important aspects of diagnosis and treatment in migraine, cluster headache, refractory headache, symptomatic headache and other headache disorders
  • Evaluate new developments in the science of headache medicine and the care of headache sufferers
  • Evaluate the most important aspects of diagnosis and treatment of headache disorders
  • Discuss with colleagues research outcomes of genetics and biomarkers of headache disorders
  • Discuss new scientific evidence for improving diagnosis and treatment for headache patients
  • Enhance the dialogue between neurologists, physicians, scientists and researchers as a means of further developing individual expertise
  • Debate about new headache medical and scientific information, treatment and care

 

Target Audience 

IHC 2015 is the global meeting place for neurologists, physicians, scientists, researchers, and international experts and healthcare professionals with an interest in headache disorders. 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 17th Congress of the International Headache Society (IHC 2015) 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 17th Congress of the International Headache Society (I​HC 2015) 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, 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.
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Credit Breakdown

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

 

DayMaximum Credits
​Wednesday May 13, 2015​3
Thursday May 14, 20153
Friday​ May 15, 20156
Saturday May 16, 20156
Sunday May 17, 20153
Total Credits:21

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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.

  • ​​​To view IHC 2015 Speaker Disclosure information​, please click​ her​e


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