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 November 30​, 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​

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​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
  • Discuss the development of new recommendations/ guidelines for integrated, multimodality treatment of type 2 diabetes - DSS-II
  • Discuss the epidemiology and economic impact of diabetes
  • Evaluate the impact of metabolic surgery on cardiovascular risk
  • Evaluate the role of integrated surgical and medical approaches for diabetes (multimodality therapies)
  • Discuss cost effectiveness of surgery as a treatment of diabetes
  • Address barriers to proper health care utilization: beyond stigma, misconceptions and discrimination
  • Identify the role of the gastrointestinal tract in glucose metabolism
  • Debate the challenging conventional paradigms of diabetes and obesity
  • Discuss how the study of the mechanisms of surgical control of diabetes can lead to the discovery of novel targets for drug development

 

Target Audience 

This Congress is designed for professionals in the fields of endocrinology, diabetes, bariatric/metabolic surgery, cardiology, epidemiology, gastroenterology, internal medicine, family medicine, pharmacology, nutrition, basic science, and public health, as well as allied health professionals


Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation


European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The 3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes (WCITT2D 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 3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes (WCITT2D 2015) is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 15 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


Credit Breakdown

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

DayMaximum Credits
Monday, September 28, 20156
Tuesday, September 29, 20156
Wednesday, September 30, 20153
Total Credits:15​​


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.

  • Click here​ to view disclosure information about this event. 


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