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Accreditation of the Faculty of Nursing

The Faculty of Nursing of Université Laval acknowledges 17.15 hours of content that meets the criteria for issuing Continuing Education Units (CEU). Therefore, the participant will be able to request an attestation for 1.725 CEU (1 CEU=10 hours) by visiting and choosing the activity in which he/she participated (Chaire internationale sur le risque cardiométabolique (ICCR) and 6th ICCR Congress on Chronic Societal Cardiometabolic Diseases). The request should be made after the congress and before April 1, 2018. Fees associated with this process ($30) are not included in the Congress registration fees and must be paid when applying for the attestation, by credit card only.



CME Credits
Educational Objectives
  • To better understand the pathophysiology of cardiometabolic diseases;
  • To review large cardiometabolic imaging studies showing links between ectopic fat and cardiometabolic risk outcomes;
  • To recognise health complications associated with excess visceral adiposity/ectopic fat;
  • To discuss how to assess and manage cardiometabolic risk in clinical practice with a focus on lifestyle;
  • To understand how population-based approaches may contribute to improve cardiometabolic health.

Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation

The office of the Vice Dean of Education and Professional Development at the Faculty of Medicine of Université Laval acknowledges 17.25 hours of category 1 credits in medical education for this activity.
The office is supported by the Collège des médecins du Québec (College of Physicians of Québec), the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS), the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) of the United States, and is authorized by these organisations to offer activities in medical education for physicians.
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at

Faculty Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Resolution

The 6th ICCR Congress Scientific Committee is committed to ensuring balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its continuing medical education activities. Accordingly, those in control of the educational content must disclose all relevant affiliations and relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. Disclosure of this information is made to participants verbally at the beginning of each educational session.



Commercial Support Disclosure

Sponsors of the industry are not involved and have no influence in the development of the scientific program of the congress which is under the control of the 6th ICCR Congress Scientific Committee.


The information provided during this CME activity is for continuing medical education purposes only. It is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a health care provider relative to diagnosis and treatment options for a patient's specific medical condition.

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Important Dates

Registration opening
November 1, 2016
Abstract submission opening
November 1, 2016
Abstract submission deadline
February 25, 2017
Notification of acceptance
March 13, 2017
Registration for presenting authors
April 2, 2017
Early bird registration
April 2, 2017