Accreditation Statements

WORLDSymposium™ 2019 Genetic Counselor CEUs

The program for WORLDSymposium 2019 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.

To claim genetic counselor credits from NSGC, you will need to complete the daily evaluations, which will be sent via email at the end of each day of the conference. There will be 3 total evaluations via Survey Monkey for WORLDSymposium and 1 additional evaluation for Emerging Trends (if you attend the Monday session). In addition, you will need to pay a $25 NSGC fee by credit card or check made out to NSGC. If you have any questions, email Amber Brown at Deadline to claim credit will be March 14, 2019.

2019 ACCME Accreditation

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
WORLDSymposium 2019 is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and WORLDSymposia.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and WORLDSymposia.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Learning 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.

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 any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy.  The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.