CME-CPD Accreditation

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  • Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and World Institute of Pain (WIP).

  • This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Jazz Pharmaceuticals and TEVA Pharmaceuticals. 

  • This activity is supported by In~Kin​d Support from Bioness, c2 Medical Distributors, Clint Pharmaceuticals, Epimed, GE, Havel’s, MyoScience, Safersonic and Whale Imaging.​

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EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES  ​​

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.
  • Identify, analyze, and apply treatment options specific to lumbosacral radicular pain.
  • Analyze and discuss management of neuropathic pain.
  • Discuss the latest developments in ultrasound in pain medicine.
  • Identify critical areas of medical pain management thereby promoting excellence in pain care in the participant’s practice.
  • Identify neuromodulation of chronic pain by peripheral nerve stimulation.
 

Target Audience  

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, researchers, students and nurses involved in the treatment of pain and/or pain research.


FACULTY

Please view complete faculty here
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PROGRAM AGENDA

Please view the agenda with registration and break times here
 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

American Medical Association
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and World Institute of Pain. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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​Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada has agreements based on the mutual recognition of credit points with the American Medical Association for live educational events.  You may submit your CME certificate directly for credit recognition of this accredited group learning activity (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 ​

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The UEMS/EACCME has agreements based on the mutual recognition of credit points with the American Medical Association for live educational events.  Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net


CREDIT DESIGNATION

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 42 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​​
 

CREDIT BREAKDOWN

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

 

Day

Maximum Credits

Friday, May 20, 2016

6.75

Saturday, May 21​, 2016

9

Sunday, May 22, 2016

6.75

Monday, May 23, 2016

3

​Live Demonstration in U/S organized by WAPMU
(Sunday, May 22, 2016)

​4.5

​WIP Cadaver Workshop (Monday, May 23, 2016)

​6

​WAPMU Cadaver Workshop (Monday, May 23, 2016)​

​6

Total Credits:

42​



Method 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 June 20, 2016:

  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 "11433" 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.  The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

Please click here to see the Speaker Disclosures.
 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT 

Disabilities Act.PNG​​Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, ​​dietary, etc). Please contact Robert John Nesbitt prior to the live event at rnesbitt@kenes.com​.​​

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