Accreditation Statements

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WORLDSymposium™ 2020 was found to be Compliant in accordance with the principles and standards set out in the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice. This decision is posted on www.ethicalmedtech.eu.

WORLDSymposium will apply for Compliance for the 2021 Scientific Meeting.

WORLDSymposium™ 2021 Genetic Counselor CEUs

Genetic Counselor CEUs:
This event 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. Approval for the requested CEUs and Contact Hours is currently pending.

Genetic Counselors will be required to complete the online Evaluation on CME University (www.cmeuniversity.com) in order to receive a certificate.  Instructions will be provided in the Educational CME Handout. The online evaluation should be completed within 2 weeks post-conference. Please note, you are required to pay the NSGC Fee of $25 at the time of registration in order to obtain NSGC Credit; if you did not pay the fee, you may not receive the NSGC CEU Credits. Upon completion of the online Evaluation, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, however, the Certificate of Credit will come directly from NSGC, you MUST include your NSGC number when you complete the online evaluation. If you have any questions, email Angela Meader at: angela@nullworldsymposia.org.

2021 ACCME & ANCC Accreditation

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
WORLDSymposium 2021 is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and WORLDSymposia.

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.
  • Describe the impact on, and changes to, lysosomal and rare disease research due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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)(TM).

Continuing Nursing Education:
This activity is eligible for ANCC credit, see final CNE activity announcement for specific details.

Americans with Disabilities Act:
Americans with Disabilities ActEvent staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e., physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Gudrun Echterhoff prior to the live event at gudrun@nullgmimeetings.com