Collecting CME Credits
In order to obtain the CME credits the meeting must be accredited by the (inter)national accreditation authority.
Organiser of accredited CME activity is obliged to issue a certificate of attendance with information on accreditation – name of an accreditation body, total number of granted credits. These certificates can then be presented to the demanding authority.
Therefore before attending the meeting participants should check whether an activity is accredited by advising the website of the meeting, a programme book, contact their national society or visit the CME Event Calendar.
Each medical professional should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Whenever you attend a CME event, e.g. conference, congress, meeting, workshop, course, etc., or e-learning – you should receive a certificate.
If the meeting is accredited it should be clearly stated on the certificate by which institution with the total of granted credit.
The certificate of attendance is the only valid documental proof for granting the CME credits.
Each medical specialist should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Please note that the documental proof must be in ENGLISH .
If the documental proof is only available in the national language, we would like to receive a translation of the proof.
The accreditation requests go to the EBU Accreditation Committee through the EU-ACME office for evaluation. Once the request is approved, the credits will be assigned to the EU-ACME member’s account.
MINIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS RECOMMENDED IN 5 YEARS
Within the EU-ACME programme it is recommended that, in 5 years, a minimum of 200 CME/CPD credits should be obtained.