WORLDSymposium™ Ethical MedTech EU Compliance
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WORLDSymposium 2024 has been assessed as “Compliant” for the 2024 Scientific Meeting. WORLDSymposium 2021, 2022, and 2023 were 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 2024 Genetic Counselor CEUs
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized WORLDSymposia, LLC to offer up to 2.38 CEUs or 23.80 Category 1 contact hours for the activity 20th Annual WORLDSymposium 2024. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor recertification.
CEUs for Genetic Counselors do not apply for the On Demand program.
Genetic Counselors must complete the online Evaluation on CME University (cmeuniversity.com), instructions will be provided in the mobile app. The online evaluation should be completed within 2 weeks post-conference, and must include your NSGC number. Please note, you are required to pay the NSGC Fee of $35 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. The official Certificate of Credit will come directly from NSGC. If you have any questions, contact Angela Meader at: email@example.com.
2024 ACCME & ANCC Accreditation
WORLDSymposium 2024 is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and WORLDSymposium.
The goal of WORLDSymposium is to provide an interdisciplinary forum to explore and discuss specific areas of interest, research and clinical applicability related to lysosomal diseases. Each year, WORLDSymposium hosts a scientific meeting presenting the latest information from basic science, translational research, and clinical trials for lysosomal diseases. This symposium is designed to help researchers, clinicians, registered nurses, and genetic counselors better manage and understand diagnostic options for patients with lysosomal diseases, identify areas requiring additional basic and clinical research, public policy and regulatory attention, and identify the latest findings in the natural history of lysosomal diseases.
This activity is intended for healthcare professionals involved in the screening, diagnosis, management, and treatment of lysosomal diseases affecting both children and adults, with research and clinically relevant information geared specifically to the following professionals:
- Medical and clinical geneticists; genetic counselors; pediatricians; neurologists; psychologists; nurse practitioners; physician assistants; registered nurses; and all medical practitioners who are providing comprehensive diagnostic, management, and counseling services for patients with, or at risk for, lysosomal diseases.
- Laboratory directors and technicians involved in genetic testing.
- Researchers involved in lysosomal disorders and treatments.
- Clinical, laboratory and research trainees of genetics and all biomedical sciences with a focus on lysosomal diseases.
- Any healthcare and public health professionals who have an interest in medical and clinical genetics and genomics in the area of lysosomal diseases.
- Advocates for patients with lysosomal diseases and their families.
NOTE: Adult patients and adult family members are welcome to attend the educational sessions, however the content is intended for clinicians and researchers, and not targeted toward patients. Attendance for patients and family members is offered as an opportunity to obtain information pertinent to their personal journey and to connect with leading researchers and clinicians. Children under 18 are not allowed in any session.
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 Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and WORLDSymposium. 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 Education:
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Education:
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 15.5 contact hours.
California Board of Registered Nursing:
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13485, for 15.5 contact hours.
CE for AMA and ANCC are available for the On Demand program.
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 all financial relationships they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant financial relationships are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to Postgraduate Institute for Medicine policy. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is committed to providing learners with high-quality accredited CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.
Americans with Disabilities Act:
Event 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 firstname.lastname@example.org