Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation
European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The International Neuromodulation Society’s 15th World Congress 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 International Neuromodulation Society’s 15th World Congress is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 36 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/education/cme/uemseaccme-cme-credit-recognition
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/rcsite/cpd/providers/international-accreditation-agreements-e
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 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.
Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
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 and understand 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
- 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 COVID-19, cardiovascular disease and visceral pain syndromes and explain the current position of neuromodulation in these conditions
- Explain the many variations now available for electrical stimulation and how to select the appropriate technology
- 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 how evolving treatment guidelines and registries are important
- 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 INS and its Congress are multidisciplinary and international in nature. We are targeting doctors and healthcare professionals who are interested in neuromodulation, including those practicing pain medicine, anesthesiology, physiatry, neurosurgery, neurology, psychiatry, cardiology, gastroenterology, urogynecology as well as basic scientists, biomedical engineers, nurses and members of industry. The Congress will cover the breadth of neuromodulation topics and will address the educational needs of residents/fellows and those who are junior, midlevel and senior medical professionals.
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 26 June 2022:
- 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
- Complete the anonymous online evaluation
- Complete the credit claim form and submit
- The CME/CPD certificate will be available for download; retain for your personal records
Kindly note that the INS 2022 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 Faculty Disclosure Grid INS 2022
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.