CME-CPD Accreditation


TO RECEIVE YOUR CME/CPD CERTIFICATE 

The 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 CPD accreditation and helps improve future educational offerings.

Before November 17, 2018: 
1. Access the online system via any​ of the following
  • Visit the following link
  • Follow the link in the email sent at the end of the event
2. Complete the anonymous online evaluation
3. Complete the credit claim form and submit
4. The CPD certificate will be available for download; retain for your personal records



ACCREDITATION STATEMENT AND CREDIT DESIGNATION

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Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College)
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, McGIll University up to a maximum of 27 Section 1 credits.
 
The American Medical Association (AMA)
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama assn.org/go/internationalcme.
 
European Union for Medical Specialists (UEMS)
Live educational activities, occurring in Canada, recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC®.”



CREDIT BREAKDOWN

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

 

DayMax. Credits
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
4.5
Thursday, October 18, 2018
9
Friday, October 19, 2018
8.5
​Saturday, October 20, 2018
​5
Total Credits:27



EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES​

After participating in this educational event, learners should be able to:
  • Explain the latest experimental and translational research in stroke
  • Describe the role of genetics in stroke
  • Discuss the epidemiology of stroke
  • Evaluate recent advances in the prevention of stroke
  • Review novel antithrombotic therapies and ongoing clinical trials
  • Describe recent advances in stroke imaging
  • Discuss subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage and vascular malformations
  • Assess vascular cognitive impairment
  • Discuss stroke diagnosis, management, rehabilitation, outcomes and quality of care
  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan

              

TARGET AUDIENCE

The World Stroke Congress is the global meeting place for experts, clinicians, researchers and policy makers in the field of stroke and its sub-​specialties such as neurology, neurosciences, internal medicine, neuroimaging, neurosurgery, geriatrics,
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.​



DISCLOSURE AND RESOLUTION OF PERSONAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

In accordance with 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. 

Please click here to view the Faculty Disclosure information.


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