EACCME® Accreditation of event #LEE18-02010

The Frequently asked gastroenterology questions in primary care: the European general practitioners experiences, Rome, Italy, 05/04/2019-06/04/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 6 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

EACCME® credits
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. Cf. criteria 9 and 23 of UEMS 2016.20.

Breakdown of ECMEC®s per day:
05.04.2019 – 3.00
06.04.2019 – 3.00
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. Cf. Chapter X of UEMS 2016.20.

Italian CME accreditation (ECM) ID number: 255778
ECM credits 7
Provider ID 1277
Total duration of the event: 7 hours
Number of participants: 50

In order to get CME credits learners are required to:

  • certify their presence at the course by signing at entrance and exit from the meeting room with relevant time;
  • complete and sign the onsite registration form at the entrance;
  • fill in and sign the feed-back and live educational event quality evaluation forms on speakers and lecturer, value and content of scientific presentations, possible bias, quality of the venue and organizing secretariat;
  • complete a multiple choice scientific questionnaire on the course topics (21 questions) which are prepared by the course speakers. A percentage equal to 75% of correct answers to questions is required to receive their CME certificate as well as full presence to the course.

The CME provider will send by email CME certificates within 90 days from the end of the course to participants who have met the CME requirements.