MASCC/ISOO 2018 - CME-CPD Accreditation

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 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

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 latest developments in the field of supportive care in cancer.
- Review recent advances in the management of infections in cancer patients.
- Demonstrate cardiac toxicities arising from cancer therapies.
- Select appropriate interventions and therapy for cancer symptoms and complications based on individual patient characteristics.
- Discuss the overview of mucositis mechanisms and management.
- Review new developments in the supportive care management of patients with immunotherapy-related adverse events.
 

Target Audience

MASCC/ISOO 2018 symposium is intended for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, nutritionists, and other health care providers involved with the care of cancer patients. 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 MASCC/ISOO 2018 Annual Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer 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 MASCC/ISOO 2018 Annual Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 18 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.

Day

Maximum Credits

Thursday, June 28, 2018

6

Friday, June 29, 2018

6

Saturday, June 30, 2018

6

Total Credits:

18

 

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 July 29, 2018:
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 online evaluation and obtain your CME certificate to download and/or print for your files
 
Kindly note that the online evaluation​ will be active on the last day of the meeting. ​You will then be able to access it and claim your CME/CPD certificate.
 

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 will be available here at least one week prior to the event.