Continuing Medical Education Accreditation
European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
An application will be made to the UEMS-EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net
Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the event once he/she has completed the feedback form.
The EACCME® awards ECMEC®s on the basis of 1 ECMEC® for one hour of CME with a maximum of 8 ECMEC®s per day.
The UEMS-EACCME® has mutual recognition agreements with the American Medical Association(AMA) for live events and e-learning materials and with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for live events only.
US physicians can earn their AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by attending live events that have been granted ECMEC®s through the UEMS-EACCME®procedure. ECMEC®s can be converted to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by contacting the AMA.
In December 2016, the UEMS-EACCME® signed an agreement of mutual recognition of CME credits with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This agreement is only for live educational events and is active from 20th December 2016 through 31st December 2020.