Within the EU-ACME programme industry organise events (where the content, format or faculty is influenced by industry) will not be considered for accreditation.
The organizer of the accredited event is obliged to hand out a certificate of attendance where the accreditation text together with the name of an accreditation body is clearly stated.
On the certificate, the accreditation statement with the total number of granted credits to the congress is printed.
As it is stated in the accreditation text: Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
These documents you may present to your national accreditation body for recognition. If you need more information and help please contact the organizer of this meeting.
Members that have forgotten to scan their EU-ACME membership card can still receive credits for the activity they attended.
They need to log in to MyCME – online CPD/CME portfolio and register the activity online. During the application process, they will be prompted to upload a documental proof. e.g. a certificate of attendance.
Organiser of accredited CME activity is obliged to issue a certificate of attendance with information on accreditation :
The certificate can then be presented to the demanding authority.
Benefits of the EU-ACME accreditation ar:
Within the EU-ACME programme:
may apply for accreditation of CME events.
Accreditation of CME programmes presented by professional health educational organisations can also be assessed on an individual basis.
Other organisers wishing to be eligible for accreditation – whether they are individual urologists or groups and whether they operate independently or in conjunction with commercial organisations – need to liaise with or be part of one of the organisations mentioned above in order to qualify for accreditation. Such applications will be considered on a case by case basis.