ACCREDITATION STATEMENT AND CREDIT DESIGNATION
1.) On site – CME Credits for attending the conference
European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
An application will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
(EACCME) for CME accreditation of this event. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union
of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net.
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 www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.
Royal College of Physicians and 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: www.royalcollege.ca.
The total amount of CME Credits is depending on the final program.
(1 lecture of 40 minutes = 1 CME Credit)
2.) Online – CME Credits
FREE TRIAL FOR THEANSWERPAGE’S INNOVATIVE CANNABIS CURRICULUM
As a participant of the ICACO Experience 2018 (Healthcare Professional- and Clinical Provider- PASS) you will receive 1 year full access to the comprehensive online cannabis curriculum of THEANSWERPAGE.
TheAnswerPage.com, founded by Stephen B. Corn, MD, is a continuing medical education (CME) website that has been providing CME certified content worldwide since 1998 and has become a recognized leader in providing unbiased peer-reviewed medical content focused on medical cannabis, pain and the opioid epidemic.
THEANSWERPAGE ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS
To help physicians, nurses and pharmacists meet the needs of their patients, in 2012 Stephen B. Corn, MD and Meredith Fisher-Corn, MD, Editor-in-Chief of TheAnswerPage, developed an extensive library of medical cannabis syllabus topics, including content written by world-renowned medical cannabis researchers and clinicians. TheAnswerPage’s accredited educational courses address the endocannabinoid system, phytocannabinoids, the administration of cannabinoid medicines, the physiologic and cognitive effects of cannabinoid medicines, the therapeutic uses of cannabinoid medicines and much, much, more.
TheAnswerPage recognizes that patient and caregiver education is equally important, and thus has launched a comprehensive medical cannabis educational course for patients and caregivers, as well.
THEANSWERPAGE’S INNOVATIVE CANNABIS CURRICULUM
The medical cannabis course offered at ICACO 2018 is perfect for all types of healthcare providers. Attendees of the course will hear about the latest medical cannabis information from Courtagen invited team of experts. Following the non-credit lecture portion, attendees will have access to TheAnswerPage’s medical cannabis library for an entire year and can earn CME credits, including risk management hours, at no additional charge. TheAnswerPage database stores and organizes each participant’s CME information and allows subscribers to easily download, email, or print CME certificates at any time.
THE ANSWERPAGE IS GLOBAL AND GROWING
TheAnswerPage is read in more than120 countries. Major US and international universities link to TheAnswerPage as an educational resource. U.S. state senators, state health department officials, the presidents of state medical associations, advocacy group leaders and foreign governmental health officials have consulted with TheAnswerPage about the educational needs of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, patients and caretakers.
In 2015, the New York State Department of Health selected TheAnswerPage.com to be the sole provider for the New York State required medical marijuana certification course. TheAnswerPage was also chosen to be the sole educational partner to the Florida Medical Association and Florida Osteopathic Medical Association in the creation of their state-required “Florida Physicians Low-THC Cannabis Course” and the “Florida Physician Cannabis Course.” In addition, TheAnswerPage is proud to note that at the recommendation of Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, The Israeli Ministry of Health is featuring the content created by TheAnswerPage for Israel’s National Healthcare Provider Cannabis Program. Top universities and medical societies have been linking directly to TheAnswerPage’s medical cannabis content since early 2013.