CME-CPD Accreditation

CME-CPD Accreditation

Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME) 

The 42nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Copenhagen, Denmark 20/05/2024 – 24/05/2024, has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with
28.0 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). 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 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

Credit Breakdown  

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

Day  Maximum Credits 
20/05/2024

4.0 

21/05/2024  

6.5 

22/05/2024

 8

23/05/2024

 6

24/05/2024

 3.5

Total Credits: 

28.0 

Educational Objectives

After participating in this educational event, learners should be able to:

  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.
  • Discuss how respiratory viruses cause bacterial pneumonia.
  • Indicate latest developments about COVID-19 in Children: PIMS-TS.
  • Discuss the current research projects within ESPID and enhance opportunities for future collaboration between groups of young researchers.
  • Discuss advances in the prevention of paediatric infectious respiratory disease.
  • Define paediatric acute gastroenteritis prevention.
  • Identify the latest approaches in malaria and dengue vaccines.
  • Identify educational resources, networks, and others for the exchange of knowledge and learning about paediatric infections.
  • Discuss new fronts for the management of severe skin and soft tissue infections.
  • Describe challenging cases of neonatal infection.

Target Audience   

ESPID 2024 is a global meeting place for medical and non-medical health professionals and scientists with an interest in paediatric infectious diseases and vaccines, including students, trainees, and career-level professionals working in health services, public health, and international agencies. 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 24 August 2024:

  1. Access the online system via the following link
  2. Complete the anonymous online evaluation
  3. Enter your username (conference registration email) and password (Registration ID) during the credit-claiming process
  4. Complete the credit claim form and submit

The CME/CPD certificate will be available for download; retain for your personal records

Please note that web browsers Mozilla Firefox 2.X or higher, or Google Chrome are recommended

  • Kindly note that the ESPID 2024 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 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.

  • View disclosure information here.

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 programs. Kenes is a proud member of the Good CME Practice Group (gCMEp), a member organization 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. 

Previous CME credits on offer at the ESPID Meeting have been:

  • ESPID 2023 – Up to 23 CME Credits
  • ESPID 2022 – Up to 39 CME Credits
  • ESPID 2021 – Up to 28 CME Credits
  • ESPID 2020 Virtual: 31 CME Credits
  • ESPID 2019: Up to 33 CME Credits
  • ESPID 2018: Up to 35 CME Credits
  • ESPID 2017: Up to 27 CME Credits
  • ESPID 2016: Up to 27 CME Credits
  • ESPID 2015: Up to 18 CME Credits
  • ESPID 2014: Up to 12 CME Credits

Stay tuned for more information on this years’ accreditation opportunities.