1 – Cologne Consensus Conference
Cologne Consensus Conference 2020: A Meeting of the International Academy for CPD Accreditation A World Apart: We Are Together
Cologne Consensus Conference 2019: Standards and Guidelines in Accredited CPD September
IACPDA Standards for Substantive Equivalency
Cologne Consensus Conference 2018: What Our Data Tells Us: About Value, Providers, Activities, and Learners
Session 1: Why Does Accreditation of Continuing Education Matter to Regulators?
Introduction Day 1 – Session 1
Humayun Chaudhry | International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities
Fleur-Ange Lefebvre | Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada
Paul Hendry | University of Ottawa/Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada US perspective:
Mark Staz | Federation of State Medical Boards
Mira Irons | American Board of Medical Specialties
Annabel Seebohm | Comité Permanent des Médecins Européens
Session 2: Accreditors from Around the World | Part 1 – Provider Accreditation Systems
What do we know about the value of accreditation, our providers, their CME activities, and their learners?
Introduction Day 1 – Session 2
Kate Regnier | Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
Craig Campbell | Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Samar Aboulsoud | Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners
Session 3: Accreditors from Around the World | Part 2 – Activity Accreditation Systems
What do we know about the value of accreditation, the activities we accredit, and the learners in those activities?
Introduction Day 1 – Session 3
Ramin Parsa-Parsi | German Medical Association
Günther Ochs | Austrian Academy of Physicians
Fabiola De Andrade | Continuing Medical Education – European Accreditors
Amy Smith | American Academy of Family Physicians
Amy Outschoorn | College of Family Physicians of Canada
Session 4 |Brainstorming Session: Now that we know ‘what we know’ about accredited continuing education, what do we wish we knew? And what does the literature tell us?
Simon Kitto | University of Ottawa/Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions
Robin Stevenson | Journal of European Continuing Medical Education
Session 1: Why Does Accredited Continuing Education Matters to Clinicians and their Patients?
Introduction Day 2 – Session 1
Lynn Ashdown | Why patients should be partners in healthcare: Lessons learned from being a patient
Session 2: Provider Panel with a Focus on Education Offered Live – What do we know about the value of accredited education, our learners, and our impact?
Introduction Day 2 – Session 2
Reinhard Griebenow | Chamber of Physicians North-Rhine
Günther Ochs |Austrian Academy of Physicians
Ellen Cohen | American College of Cardiology
Cheryl Ripley | Canadian Ophthalmological Society
Session 3: Provider Panel with a Focus on Education Offered in Print – What do we know about the value of accredited education, our learners, and our impact?
Introduction Day 2 – Session 3
Martina Siedler | Springer Medizin Verlag
Catrin Marx| Deutsches Ärzteblatt/Official Journal of the German Medical Association and the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians
Danna Muir | New England Journal of Medicine
Session 4: Provider Panel with a Focus on Education Offered Online/Point of Care – What do we know about the value of accredited education, our learners, and our impact?
Günther Ochs | Austrian Academy of Physicians
Danna Muir | New England Journal of Medicine Knowledge+
Wendy Walsh | UpToDate
Sam Daniel | Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec
Cologne Consensus Conference 2017: Accreditation of interprofessional CME/ CPD
CCC 2017 – Welcome
CCC 2017 – Introduction – Reinhard Griebenow
CCC 2017 – Key note lecture: Interprofessional CME/CPD – current perspectives – Susanne Lindqvist
INTERPROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: TRANSANTLANTIC VIEWS
CCC 2017 – Introduction to “Interprofessional practice: transatlantic views”
CCC 2017 – Interprofessional Continuing Education in Support of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (USA) – Kate Regnier
CCC 2017 – Landscape, Learners, and Change: considerations for interprofessional CPD accreditation in Canada – Jennifer Gordon
CCC 2017 – Dutch Physician Assistants: Education and Impact – Miranda Laurant
CCC 2017 – INTRDODUCTION – SECOND HALF OF DAY 1
CCC 2017 – The German Physicican Assistant – interprofessional junction or thorn in the flesh? – Peter Heistermann
CCC 2017 – Networking in Geriatric Medicine – also a perspective for other specialties? – Annette Welz-Barth
CCC 2017 – Diversity and open mind in Switzerland – Regula Schmid
CCC 2017 – Interprofessional education in clinical settings – Ewa Ehrenborg
CCC 2017 – Introduction to Day 2
CCC 2017 – Role of evidence in IPCE – Sebastian Voigt-Radloff
CCC 2017 – Interprofessional Education – challenge for publishers and a new approach – Falk Miekley
CCC 2017 – Joint Accreditation of Interprofessional Continuing EducationTMand Lessons Learned from Jointly Accredited Providers – Kate Regnier
CCC 2017 – Introduction on the talks to “Accreditation of IPCE – the European perspective”
CCC 2017 – Accreditation of IPCE- the European perspective: European Specialty Accreditation Boards – Margarita Guenova
CCC 2017 – Accreditation of IPCE- the European perspective: European Specialty Accreditation Boards – Robert Schäfer
PROVIDER’ BEST PRACTICE IN IPCE:
CCC 2017 – Introduction to Providers’ best practice in IPCE
- CCC 2017 – Aligning Continuing Education with Team-Based Cancer Care – Anne Grupe
- CCC 2017 – Accreditation of an interprofessional-multicontinental-international-national CME project
- Background and benefits – Celeste Kolanko
- CORE: A case Study – Elsbeth Headley
- CCC 2017 – Interprofessional-interdisciplinary CME in a national setting – Onno Kaagman
- CCC 2017 – Team training in cardiology – Wolfram Voelker
- CCC 2017 – Interprofessional online CME – Jamie de Maria
CCC 2017 – Recognition of Interprofessional CPD as an academic discipline publishing in its own scholarly journal – Robin Stevenson
CCC 2017 – Congress summary – Craig Campbell
Cologne Consensus Conference 2016: Assessments in accredited CME / CPD
The topic of the Cologne Consensus Conference 2016 was “Assessments in accredited CME / CPD”.
Please find below all presentations of the CCC 2016 and the Conference Report which can also be accessed via JECME (Journal of European CME).
CCC 2016 – Introduction – Reinhard Griebenow
CCC 2016 – Assessment methods – how to make your choice – Jürgen Neuser
NEEDS ASSESSMENT: ARE THERE NEEDS COMMON TO ALL PHYSICIANS?
CCC 2016 – Interdisciplinary knowledge – Christopher Baethge
CCC 2016 – Refreshment or redundancy? – Martina Siedler
CCC 2016 – Refreshing attitude – Bernd Hagen
CCC 2016 – Potential for change – Peter Lösche
CCC 2016 – Assessment of inter-professional CME – Graham McMahon
CCC 2016 – Assessment of providers – Kate Regnier
ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE
CCC 2016 – MCQ writing – Renee van den Brink
CCC 2016 – European Exam General Cardiology – Jim Hall
CCC 2016 – CME in print media – Reinhard Griebenow
CCC 2016 – Accreditor’s comment – Kate Regnier
ASSESSMENT OF PRACTICAL SKILLS
CCC 2016 – Angiography/simulation – Wolfram Völker
CCC 2016 – Echocardiography – Frank Flachskampf
CCC 2016 – Cardiac Magnetic resonance Imaging – Marc Westwood
CCC 2016 – Accreditor’s comment – Joao Gea Guiral (EBAP)
EVALUATION OF CME / CPD
CCC 2016 – What is feasible?–the provider’s view – Eugene Pozniak
EVALUATION OF MEGA EVENTS
CCC 2016 – American College of Cardiology – Ellen Cohen
CCC 2016 – German Cardiac Society – Konstantinos Papoutsis
CCC 2016 – German Academy for ophthalmology – Julia Hörster
CCC 2016 – Accreditor’s comment – André Tichelli (EBAH)
ASSESSMENT AND LICENSURE
CCC 2016 – MOC Program, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons – Mya Warken
CCC 2016 – MOC Program, American Board of Internal Medicine – Marcie Bonilla
CCC 2016 – Panel discussion: How do we identify potential for change?
Cologne Consensus Conference 2015: Providers in CME/CPD
The Cologne Consensus Conference took place on Sept. 11th/12th, 2015 in Cologne. The CCC was devoted to “Providers in CME/CPD” in order to develop contemporary concepts regarding the roles and responsibilties of those who would like to be providers in CME/CPD and to outline how quality and independence of information in CME/CPD can be guaranteed. The final programme can be found here.
The single presentations and the roundtable discussions of the Cologne Consensus Conference 2015 can be accessed via the links below:
CCC 2015 – Welcome – Heinz Weber
CCC 2015 – Introduction – Reinhard Griebenow
CCC 2015 – Is CME/CPD commercial business: what does EU law say? – Helmut König
CCC 2015 – What do providers offer: present and future – European Society of Cardiology – Peter Kearney
CCC 2015 – What do providers offer: present and future – Guidelines International Network – Amir Qaseem
CCC 2015 – What do providers offer: present and future – Cochrane Collaboration – Gerd Antes
CCC 2015 – What do providers offer: present and future – Drug Commission of the German Medical Association – Klaus Lieb
CCC 2015 – What do providers offer: present and future – Good CME Practice group – Eugene Pozniak
CCC 2015 – Introduction
CCC 2015 – Sharing experiences: provider accreditation in North America – Gordon
CCC 2015 – Sharing experiences: provider accreditation in North America – Regnier
CCC 2015 – Advancing ACCME Accreditation in Support of CME/CPD – Graham McMahon
CCC 2015 – Introduction II
CCC 2015 – What do differences in health-care systems contribute? – Qatar – Samar Aboulsoud
CCC 2015 – What do differences in health-care systems contribute? – Germany – Dirk Schulenburg/ Reinhard Griebenow
CCC 2015 – Future directions for CPD accreditation: the who, what and how – Craig Campbell
Cologne Consensus Conference 2014: Management of conflict of interest
The Cologne Consensus Conference 2014 was held on September 12 – 13th in Cologne and dealt with the topic “Management of conflict of interest”. The final programme and speakers can be found here.
A report on the Cologne Consenus Conference 2014 was written by Julie Simper (CCMEP, CMP/ International CME-CPD Consulting) and published in the “Journal of European CME (JECME) – The Open-Access Journal on CME-CPD Practice” and is available for download here.
The single presentations and the roundtable discussions of the Cologne Consensus Conference 2014 can be accessed via the links below:
CCC 2014 – Welcome and Introduction
CCC 2014 – Cologne Consensus Conference 2014 – Reinhard Griebenow
CCC 2014 – What do we know about the effects of unmanaged conflicts of interest? – Bernard Lo
CCC 2014 – Declaring conflicts of interest: it matters how we ask – Christopher Baethge
CCC 2014 – Legal background for disclosure procedures – Peter Hustinx
CCC 2014 – World Medical Association – Otmar Kloiber
CCC 2014 – What is conflict of interest and is it different between stakeholders? – Sean Hayes
CCC 2014 – Non-financial conflicts of interest – Amir Qaseem
CCC 2014 – Conflicts of interest of providers – Eugene Pozniak
CCC 2014 – Transparency initiatives of industry – Holger Diener
CCC 2014 – Why do conflicts of interest raise concern? – Humayun Chaudhry
CCC 2014 – ACCME – Murray Kopelow
CCC 2014 – Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons – Craig Campbell
CCC 2014 – EACCME – Zlatko Fras
CCC 2014 – Conflict of interest: towards global consensus – the International academy for CPD accreditation – Jennifer Gordon
CCC 2014 – European Medicines Agency – Frances Nuttall
CCC 2014 – British Medical Journal – Mabel Chew
CCC 2014 – European Heart Journal – Jan Steffel
CCC 2014 – Association of Medical Scientific Societies – Ina Kopp
Cologne Consensus Conference 2013: Decisions in CME/ CPD accreditation
The programme of the Cologne Consensus Conference 2013, entitled “Decisions in CME/ CPD accreditation” can be found here.
This year’s conference was held in cooperation with the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC), World Medical Association (WMA), Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), UEMS Cardiology Section, Ärztekammer Nordrhein, Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie (DGK), Marburger Bund and the Guidelines International Network (GIN).
A report on the Cologne Consenus Conference 2013 was published in the “Journal of European CME (JECME) – The Open-Access Journal on CME-CPD Practice” (written by its Editor-in-Chief Robin Stevenson) and is available for download here.
The single presentations and the roundtable discussions of the Cologne Consensus Conference 2013 can be viewed here:
Reinhard Griebenow: Should all GPs read Cochrane reviews? – or: Save the continuum of medical communication!
Gerd Gigerenzer: Better doctors, better patients, better decisions
Regine Potthast: What can clinical investigators contribute?
Norbert Steinkamp: Clinical endpoint guided recommendations: ethical aspects
CCC 2013 – Roundtable Discussion Day 1.1
Juan Garcia Burgos: Role of regulators in providing information to healthcare professionals
Georg Röggla: Quality of medical information – the role of journal editors
Amir Qaseem: What can scientific societies contribute?
Murray Kopelow: Role of accreditors
Holger Diener: Role of industry
CCC 2013 – Roundtable Discussion Day 1.2
Janet Grant: Doctors’ changing knowledge, their community of practice and CPD
Martin Fischer: How can course directors and presenters meet the needs of the participants?
Martin Balzan: e-CME- theory and practice
Martina Siedler: Publication of CME: concept and rules of procedure
Murray Kopelow: Sources for variability in accreditation
Lampros Michalis: Is professional autonomy still feasible in continuing medical education/ continuing professional development?
Ferdinand Hundt: Should industry representatives be allowed to present in accredited CME/CPD activities? – Yes
Heinz Weber: Should industry representatives be allowed to present in accredited CME/CPD activities? – No
CCC 2013 – Roundtabel Discussion and Closure – Day 2
Cologne Consensus Conference: Information transfer in medicine – Legal issues in CME/ CPD accreditation
On Septemer 13th, 2012, the “Cologne Consensus Conference: Information transfer in medicine – Legal issues in CME/ CPD accreditation” was held in Cologne, initiated by ECSF. The detailed programme can be found here. The conference was organized by ECSF® in cooperation with EBAC and UEMS Cardiology Section organisiert and took place under the auspices of the Chamber of Physicians Northrine, Duesseldorf and the German Cardiac Society.
2 – EBAC
EBAC® (European Board for Accreditation of Continuing Education for Health Professionals) accredits international continuing education with a focus on Europe. For more information, please refer to www.ebac-cme.org.
3 – Other activities
Symposium “Future of e-learning in CPD Future of e-learning in CPD” 27. 01. 2023
Guideline dissemination conference “Heart – vessels – Pregnancy: Current guideline recommendations”
On November 24th, 2011, the Guideline dissemination conference “Heart – vessels – Pregnancy: Current guideline recommendations” took place under the auspices of ECSF®. Background information and the programme can be found here.