CME Outfitters Continues to Broaden International Experience by Presenting Satellite Symposium at the 2010 CINP Congress

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CME Outfitters announces a satellite symposium titled "Advances in the Treatment of Schizophrenia: New Approaches" on June 9, 2010, at the 2010 International College of Neuro-Psychopharmacology (CINP) Congress

CME Outfitters, LLC, an accredited provider of multidisciplinary continuing education, announces that it will present a satellite symposium titled "Advances in the Treatment of Schizophrenia: New Approaches" on June 9, 2010, at the 2010 International College of Neuro-Psychopharmacology (CINP) Congress, which is being held in Hong Kong this year. This symposium is supported by an educational grant from Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma America, Inc. and will feature presentations by W. Wolfgang Fleischhacker, MD, Managing Director and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at Medical University Innsbruck in Innsbruck, Austria; Donald C. Goff, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Schizophrenia Program at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and Philip D. Harvey, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Content from this symposium will be used to create a one-hour webcast certified to offer credit for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, case managers, and pharmacists.

Presenting an international symposium is nothing new for CME Outfitters. In addition to creating and delivering award-winning CME in the United States, CME Outfitters has been steadily amassing experience in the global medical education arena. The global CME environment is a study in transformation, but current indicators suggest that emerging CME accrediting bodies and guidelines will closely mirror those of the United States, making CMEO’s domestic expertise especially relevant in the international arena. Specifically, CME Outfitters has experience working in the following international locations: Australia, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Mexico and Central America, Taiwan, and Turkey.

CME Outfitters' experiences have provided first-hand perspective on the complexities and opportunities inherent in the development and delivery of international medical education. CME Outfitters staff have creatively adapted and sometimes improvised to handle the following challenges:

  • Collaborating with international key opinion leaders (KOLs)
  • Language and cultural barriers
  • Travel, meeting planning, and related logistics
  • Partnering with international professional societies and accrediting bodies
  • International direct marketing and publicity
  • Technology issues related to varying levels of online access by international partners and participants
  • Shipping, mailing, and customs requirements
  • Access problems due to time zone differences
  • Culturally sensitive translation services

CME Outfitters is committed to strengthening its already solid competency in the international CME arena, and is well-positioned to deliver expert accreditation, educational, logistical, and production services in this exciting and dynamic area.

Please contact CME Outfitters Managing Partner Sharon Tordoff to discuss your next international educational initiative.

About CME Outfitters:
CME Outfitters, LLC, develops and distributes live, recorded, print, and web-based educational activities to thousands of clinicians each year and offers expert accreditation services for non-accredited organizations. For a complete catalog of certified activities, please visit http://www.cmeoutfitters.com, http://www.neuroscienceCME.com, or call 877.CME.PROS (877.263.7767).

Contact: Sharon Tordoff
CME Outfitters, LLC
614.328.4499 direct
240.465.5524 fax

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