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ICS 2018 is accredited

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The ICS 2018 local organising committee and ICS Board of Trustees are pleased to announced that ICS 2018 has been formally accredited.

In support of improving patient care, ICS 2018 has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and International Continence Society. 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
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 27.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 27.5 contact hours.

Conversion of credits
The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of CME credit with the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). Under the terms of this agreement the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), the accrediting arm of the UEMS, will convert CME credit for live activities certified by the AMA. Physicians interested in converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to UEMS-European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education CME credits (ECMECs) should submit their accreditation certificate to the respective medical accreditation authority who will convert their credits to national credits.

Target Audience
This activity is intended for urologists, gynaecologists, neurologists, nurses, physical therapists, basic scientists and physiologists delivering primary care to adults.

Educational Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

• Describe common congenital genitourinary (GU) anomalies and their effects in women during different stages of life.
• Discuss pregnancy-related musculoskeletal tissue changes and injuries with a focus on the pelvic floor muscle.
• Demonstrate how to perform and interpret integrated total pelvic floor ultrasound.
• Apply the latest data in the diagnosis and treatment of nocturia.
• Describe research and exchange of knowledge about the clinical entity of sexual dysfunction.
• Summarize the most up-to-date evidence regarding the incidence, pathophysiology, clinical diagnosis, anorectal investigations, short
term and long term bowel dysfunction.
• Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.

Programme Agenda and Faculty
Please view the agenda with registration and break times including faculty here.

For more information on how to claim your CME credits click here

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