European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The 3rd Joint Congress of the INS European Chapters (e-INS 2023) 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.eu
The 3rd Joint Congress of the INS European Chapters (e-INS 2023) is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 16 European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Hamburg Medical Association
The 3rd Joint Congress of the INS European Chapters is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 18 CME credits by the Hamburg Medical Association. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
- August 31, 2023: Points 6 (6 Cat. B, 0 learning success control)
- September 1st: Points 6 (6 cat. B, 0 learning success control)
- September 2nd: Points 6 (6 cat. B, 0 learning success control)
The Hamburg Medical Association is the self-governing body of the Hamburg medical profession. Compulsory members are all doctors who are authorized to practice their profession and who practice medicine in the Hanseatic City or – if they do not practice their profession or do not practice in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg – have their main residence in Hamburg within the meaning of the registration law. Section 2 of the Hamburg Chamber Act for the health professions regulates further details.
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 https://www.ama-assn.org/education/ama-pra-credit-system/agreement-european-union-medical-specialties-uems
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: https://www.royalcollege.ca/ca/en/cpd/royal-college-accredited-cpd-providers/international-accreditation-agreements.html
After attending this event, participants should be able to:
- Apply new scientific data and clinical guidelines to improve patient selection and treatment outcomes for neuromodulation.
- Identify potential benefits, limitations, and complications of neuromodulation therapies.
- Interpret study results based on trial design and apply lessons learned for application in the design of future trials.
- Analyze psychological/psychiatric factors affecting outcomes in the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, cognitive and other disorders.
- Describe the bioengineering challenges and solutions at the neural interface, fundamentals, and mechanisms of action of neuromodulation.
- Discuss and analyze the anatomy and physiology of the central CNS, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems to assist in patient selection, target selection, and likelihood of therapeutic success.
- Discuss the uses of devices for functional electrical stimulation including rehabilitation of motor loss, loss of sensory function, and loss of cognitive function.
- Describe emerging neuromodulation therapies, new paradigms of therapy target selection, and associated research in the medical field of neuromodulation.
- Distinguish mechanisms of disease states, such as complex regional pain syndrome, refractory angina, and visceral pain syndromes, and explain the current position of neuromodulation in these conditions.
- Explain the many variations available for electrical stimulation and how to select the appropriate technology.
- Describe the increasing application of neuromodulation for chronic heart disease, as well as genitourinary and gastrointestinal disorders.
- Explain the scientific merit and best practices for the use of intrathecal drug infusions including patient selection, drug selection, and complication management.
- Critically appraise research methodology in neuromodulation and recognize the importance of evolving treatment guidelines and registries.
- Apply the increasing knowledge base for neuromodulation in a wide variety of chronic illness management.
- Explain how cancer pain management has evolved into managing the pain of cancer survivors and recognize the growing need for neuromodulation solutions.
The 3rd Joint Congress of the European Chapters of the INS is the global meeting place for researchers, clinicians, and other health professionals to share knowledge and ideas on neuromodulation. 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.
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 02 October 2023:
Access the online system by clicking on this link
- Please note that web browsers Mozilla Firefox 2.X or higher, or Google Chrome are recommended
- Complete the anonymous online evaluation
- Complete the credit claim form and submit
- The CME/CPD certificate will be available for download; and retain for 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, those in control of the educational content must disclose potential or actual conflicts of interest. Disclosure information is evaluated and conflicts of interest are 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.
Industry Support Disclosure
This event is supported, in part, by funding from industry. All support is managed in strict accordance with CME/CPD accreditation criteria and standards for commercial support. Appropriate acknowledgement of all supporting organisations is made in the programme guide, on the event website, and with signage during the event.
- View a list of all industry supporters here.
- View detailed programmes for all Industry Sessions here.
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 programmes. Kenes is a proud member of the Good CME Practice Group (gCMEp), a member organisation contributing to improving health outcomes by:
- Championing best practices in CME/CPD
- Maintaining and improving standards
- Mentoring and educating
- Working in collaboration with critical stakeholders
Membership in the Good CME Practice Group illustrates Kenes commitment to high standards and knowledgeable partnership with its clients in the design and delivery of medical events.