WORLDSymposium™ 2020 is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and WORLDSymposia.

This page will contain information on how to get credit for attending WORLDSymposium 2020.

Target Audience:
This activity has been designed for geneticists, pediatricians, primary care practitioners, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, genetic counselors, and other researchers and health care practitioners involved with the identification of disease mechanisms and potential treatments, or involved with the diagnosis and management of individuals with lysosomal diseases. In addition, the content is designed to be applicable to individuals with lysosomal diseases and their family members, as well as advocacy groups involved with raising awareness.

Educational Objectives:
At the completion of this program, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify the key diagnostic features of lysosomal diseases.
  • Utilize recent diagnostic tests for lysosomal diseases.
  • Compare the relative advantages and disadvantages of each therapy currently available.
  • Identify unmet needs of each disease being discussed.
  • Formulate new research ideas for these lysosomal diseases.

Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and WORLDSymposia. 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
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  This activity is approved for ANCC credit for nurses.  Full accreditation information coming soon.

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.

Genetic Counselor CEUs

The program for WORLDSymposium 2020 will be submitted to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for approval of Category 1 CEUs. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accepts CEUs approved by NSGC for purposes of recertification.

To claim genetic counselor credits from NSGC, you will need to attend each session and complete the daily session evaluations, which will be sent via email at the end of each day of the conference. There will be 3 total evaluations, one for WORLDSymposium, one for Emerging Trends (if attended), and one for Genetic Counselors (NSGC, if applicable). In addition, for NSGC credit, you will need to pay a $25 NSGC fee at the time of registration. If you have any questions, email Amber Brown at amber@nullgmimeetings.comDeadline to claim credit will be March 19, 2020.