CME-CPD Information

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  • 18th Biennial Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • June 24-27, 2019; New York City, USA
  • Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and The World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (WSSFN)


TARGET AUDIENCE

 This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, social workers, and other health care providers in the field of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery.


EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

Define the latest research and best practice in epilepsy, movement disorders, neural restoration, psychiatric disorders, radiosurgery, spasticity, stereotaxy and image guidance, and tumors.
Describe novel technologies in the field of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery.
Appraise (and reflect) on current practice.
Develop the skills and practical experience on electrophysiology, radiosurgery, functional neurosurgery. 
Assess alternative models of care.
Evaluate the need to change current practice.
Share experiences with colleagues.
Develop collaborations with new colleagues


FACULTY

Please view complete faculty here.
 

PROGRAM AGENDA

Please view the agenda with registration and break times here.
 

JOINT ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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​In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (WSSFN).  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 31 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 31 contact hours.



CREDIT BREAKDOWN

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

DayMaximum Credits
Monday, June 24, 2019
8
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
8.5
Wednesday, June 26, 20197
Thursday, June 27, 20197.5
Total Credits:31

 

METHODS OF PARTICIPATION AND REQUEST FOR CREDIT

We support Green CME by offering your Request for Credit and CME Certificate online. To do so, please follow the steps below no later than July 28, 2018:
  1. Go to CME University at: www.cmeuniversity.com and register or login
  2. Once logged in, click on "Find Post-test/Evaluation by Course" at the top of the page
  3. Type in "14389" in the box, and hit enter
  4. Click on the activity title
  5. Complete the online evaluation and obtain your CME certificate to download and/or print for your files

Upon completion of the online Evaluation form, you will have immediate access to a CME certificate to print or save for your files. You can save your certificate by selecting the "Save" option on the print screen. If you have any questions regarding the CME certification for this activity, please contact the CME provider Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) at: information@pimed.com.

 

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy.  PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
 
  • Please click here to find a complete faculty disclosure, Planners and Managers
    report. Complete Faculty Disclosure report.pdf
    The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The Kenes planners and managers have nothing to disclose 

 
 

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners.  Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

 

DISCLAIMER

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.


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:

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  • 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 Kenes commitment to high standards and knowledgeable partnership with its clients in the design and delivery of medical events. 



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