CME Accreditation and Credit Breakdown

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Congress evaluation and CME credits

CME Credits

Educational Objectives

  • To better understand the pathophysiology of cardiometabolic diseases;
  • To review large cardiometabolic imaging studies showing links between ectopic fat and cardiometabolic risk outcomes;
  • To recognise health complications associated with excess visceral adiposity/ectopic fat;
  • To discuss how to assess and manage cardiometabolic risk in clinical practice with a focus on lifestyle;
  • To understand how population-based approaches may contribute to improve cardiometabolic health.

Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation

The office of the Vice Dean of Education and Professional Development at the Faculty of Medicine of Université Laval acknowledges 29.5 hours of category 1 credits in medical education for this activity.

The office is supported by the Collège des médecins du Québec (College of Physicians of Québec), the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS), the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) of the United States, and is authorized by these organisations to offer activities in medical education for physicians.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association (AMA), 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 http://www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.


Faculty Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Resolution

The 5th ICCR Congress Scientific Committee is committed to ensuring balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its continuing medical education activities. Accordingly, those in control of the educational content must disclose all relevant affiliations and relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. Disclosure of this information is made to participants verbally at the beginning of each educational session.


Commercial Support Disclosure

Sponsors of the industry are not involved and have no influence in the development of the scientific program of the congress which is under the control of the 5th ICCR Congress Scientific Committee.


Disclaimer

The information provided during this CME activity is for continuing medical education purposes only. It is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a health care provider relative to diagnosis and treatment options for a patient's specific medical condition.


Credit Breakdown

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8

CME CREDITS

Joint CIHR (ICRH-INMD) ICCR Symposium–Bridging the Gap Between What We Know and What We Do in Cardiometabolic Risk Assessment/Management: Targeting Integrated Metabolic Dysfunction–Session 1
2.25
Joint CIHR (ICRH-INMD) ICCR Symposium–Bridging the Gap Between What We Know and What We Do in Cardiometabolic Risk Assessment/Management: Targeting Integrated Metabolic Dysfunctions–Session 2
2.00
Total credits for July 8 
4.25
THURSDAY, JULY 9
CME CREDITS
CMDO Session—Cardiometabolic Diseases: Pathophysiological Insights
2.00
Jean Vague/Per Björntorp Award
0.50
Joint HSFC—ICCR Symposium: Celebrating 60 Years of Cardiovascular Disease Research in Canada
1.25
Oral Session 1
0.75
IAS/ICCR Session—International Cardiometabolic Imaging Studies–Session 1
1.50
IAS/ICCR Session—International Cardiometabolic Imaging Studies–Session 2
1.50
Poster Session 1
1.50
Total credits for July 9 
9.00
FRIDAY, JULY 10
CME CREDITS
Health Outcomes Associated With Excess Visceral Adiposity/Ectopic Fat–Session 1
2.00
Health Outcomes Associated With Excess Visceral Adiposity/Ectopic Fat–Session 2
2.00
Health Outcomes Associated With Excess Visceral Adiposity/Ectopic Fat–Session 3
1.50
Oral Session 2
0.75
Poster Session 2
1.50
Total credits for July 10 
7.75
SATURDAY, JULY 11
CME CREDITS
Clinical Management of Cardiometabolic Diseases: Where Do We Stand?
1.00
Plenary lecture
0.75
Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Diseases: Nutrition and Physical Activity–Session 1
1.50
Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Diseases: Nutrition and Physical Activity–Session 2
1.50
Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Diseases: Nutrition and Physical Activity–Session 3
1.50
Total credits for July 11 
6.25
SUNDAY, JULY 12
CME CREDITS
Reducing the Rising Tide of Cardiometabolic Diseases: From Why to How
2.25
Total credits for July 12 
2.25
GRAND TOTAL  29.50

 

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Important Dates

Abstract submission opening
January 7, 2015
Abstract submission deadline
March 29, 2015  May 31, 2015
Notification of acceptance
April 21, 2015
Registration opening
January 7, 2015
Registration for presenting authors
May 31, 2015
Early bird registration
May 31, 2015

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