CME-CPD Accreditation

CME-CPD Accreditation


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:



  • 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. 


After attending this event, participants should be able to:  
  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.
  • Fulfil the gaps in pain healthcare around the globe;
  • Discuss the latest scientific evidence behind existing and novel technologies for pain care;
  • Identify economic, regulatory, geographic and cultural barriers to the delivery of pain care globally;
  • Analyse the safe use of pain care technologies including various approaches to neuromodulation;
  • Identify pathways for interdisciplinary cooperation and participation in both regional and global projects to address gaps in pain healthcare delivery;
  • Review the available evidence supporting the use of pain therapies according to specific diagnoses;
  • Identify pathways for continuing education, collaboration, and certification in pain internationally.


WIP 2018 is appropriate for all physicians involved in the care for patients in pain, acute and chronic. This includes, but is not limited to, general practitioners, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, radiologists, and surgeons. The program will also be appropriate for non-physician healthcare workers including nurses, physician assistants, psychologists, physical therapists and occupational therapists, as well as third-party payors of healthcare and regulatory affairs professionals.


European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The 9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP 2018) is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European ​Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS):

The 9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP 2018) is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 23 European external CME credits. 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

Royal College of Physicians a​nd 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: ​​​

​Credit Breakdown

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


DayMaximum Credits
Wednesday, May 9, 20185
Thursday, May 10, 20187
Friday, May 11, 2018
Saturday, May 12, 20184
Total Credits:23



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 June 9, 2018:

1. Access the online system via any of the following

  • Visit the following link
  • Please note that web browsers Mozilla Firefox 2.X or higher, or Google Chrome are recommended
  • Visit the CME/CPD Accreditation page on the event website
  • 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 CME/CPD certificate will be available for download; fill-in and retain for your personal records


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 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 for disclosure information.


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