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cme accreditation

educational objectives

AFTER PARTICIPATING IN THIS EDUCATIONAL EVENT, LEARNERS SHOULD BE ABLE TO: 

  • Evaluate gaps in global child and adolescent health.
  • Debate various issues in the field.
  • Develop advocacy and communication tools and identify relevant advocacy initiatives.
  • Assess a wide range of treatment methodologies in Pediatric and adolescent care. 
  • Discuss current and emerging technologies impacting the field of pediatrics. 
  • Formulate a comprehensive treatment program for various Pediatric health issues. 
  • Assemble a valuable network of international colleagues active in the field. 
  • Access and/or recommend resources for both physicians and patients to acquire additional information pertinent to a range of therapeutic areas. Evaluate issues in the field. 

target audience

The IPA 2019 is the global meeting place in the field of Pediatrics and its sub-specialties. The Congress is addressed to Pediatricians from all fields of Pediatrics, general practitioners, nurses, PhD students, as also in-training physicians from all over the world.

accreditation statement and credit designation 

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical education (eaccme/uems) 

European Accreditation is granted by the EACCME in order to allow participants who attend this congress to validate their credits in their own country. The 29th International Pediatric Association Congress  (IPA 2019) has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) with 25 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). The EACCME® is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.eu.

The Pre-Congress Workshops of the 29th International Pediatric Association Congress (IPA 2019) have been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) with 7 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) .

 

eaccme credits

Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the event once he/she has completed the feedback form. Cf. criteria 9 and 23 of UEMS 2016.20.

The IPA 2019 congress/credit breakdown is as follows:

  • Sunday, March 17, 2019 (Pre-congress workshops):           7
  • Monday, March 18, 2019:           7
  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019:          7
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019:    7
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019:        4

 

colegio medico de panama 

 

The Colegio Médico de Panamá (Medical Association of Panama) is the body in charge of accrediting the Continuous Medical Education activities that are carried out in Panama. In addition, it develops various academic activities such as meetings, forums, symposia and conferences.

 


The following are among the fundamental purposes of the Colegio Medico de Panama:

  • Encourage the ethical, scientific and academic exercise of the medical profession.
  • Promote honesty, technical efficiency and the maintenance of ethics in the exercise of the medical profession.
  • Promote the technical, cultural and moral progress of the members, encouraging the establishment of scientific research centers and continuing education, and the holding of conferences, congresses and similar medical activities, national and international, in accordance with current regulations.
  • Cooperate with universities, the Ministry of Health and other competent entities in all aspects related to the improvement of medical education.
  • Establish scientific, cultural and professional exchange with medical colleges of other countries and related organizations.

The 29th International Pediatric Association (IPA 2019) has been accredited by the Colegio Médico de Panamá with 25 Credits of Continuous Medical Education.

The Pre-Congress Workshops of the 29th International Pediatric Association (IPA 2019) has been accredited by the Colegio Médico de Panamá with 7 Credits of Continuous Medical Education for 1-day pre-congress workshops and 14 Credits of Continuous Medical Education for 2-days pre-congress workshops.

The IPA 2019 congress/credit breakdown is as follows:

  • Saturday, March 16, 2019 (Pre-congress workshops):         7
  • Sunday, March 17, 2019 (Pre-congress workshops):           7
  • Monday, March 18, 2019:           7
  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019:          7
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019:    7
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019:        4


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® credits to AMA credits can be found at http://www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.


ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF CANADA

Live educational activities occurring outside of Canada, recognised 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.royalcolleage.ca


HOW TO RECEIVE YOUR CME/CPD CERTIFICATE Your CME/CPD

A certificate will be delivered electronically after completing the educational evaluation and credit claiming procedure. The process will take 5-10 minutes. We thank you for your feedback as it is an important part of the CME accreditation process and helps us improve future educational offerings. All evaluation responses are anonymous; your name will be requested for the credit claiming and certificate process only.

Before June 30, 2019:

  • Follow the link in the email notification sent at the end of the meeting or visit this CME Accreditation page post-conference. 
  • Complete the online evaluation with your important feedback, indicating which sessions you attended. 
  • Your CME certificate will be automatically emailed to the address provided within 5 business days of completing the survey. 
  • Retain the certificate of your personal records 

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 in CME/CPD activities, those in control of the educational content must disclose potential or actual conflicts of interest, whether due to a financial or other relationship. 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. Off-label or investigational use of a therapeutic product is also disclosed.