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MedTech compliance

MedTech Europe is the European trade association representing the medical technology industries, from diagnosis to cure.

The Conference Vetting System (CVS)
CVS is a centralised decision-making system that encourages transparency and consistency in medical education events. it is an independently managed system which reviews the compliance of third-party educational events with MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice and Mecomed Code of Business Practice to determine the appropriateness for companies which are members of MedTech Europe and Mecomed to provide financial support to medical education events.

Third Party Procedure Training (TPPT)
MedTech Europe members may provide direct sponsorship to Healthcare Professionals for IRCAD courses classified by Medtech Europe as a Third-Party Procedure Training.
More info: https://www.ethicalmedtech.eu/conference-vetting-system/third-party-procedure-training/.


Other accreditations

Applications have been made to the UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation of IRCAD events.
The European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) is an Institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists.

You will find below IRCAD courses which have already been accredited, with their respective number of credits:
Specialties Courses European CME
credits (ECMEC)
MedTech
Compliance
Laparoscopic General Surgery Intensive Course
January 28-February 1 May 13-17 July 1-5 September 23-27 November 18-22
38
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Laparoscopic and Transanal Colorectal Supermaster Course
May 23-25 November 14-16
22
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Advanced Course in Proctological Surgery
October 14-15
15
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Robotic Colorectal Surgery Course
November 13
8
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Laparoscopic Digestive Surgery Advanced Course
October 17-19
21
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Hands-on Flexible Endoscopy for Surgeons Advanced Course
October 15-16
16
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
New Perspectives in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Advanced Course
November 7-9
24
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Advanced Course in Complications, Revisions and Recommendations in Bariatric Surgery
May 2-4
21
CVS compliant
Robotic Bariatric Surgery Advanced Course
December 4
8
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Laparoscopic and Endoluminal Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Advanced Course
December 5-7
24
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Interventional GI Endoscopy Advanced Course
December 16-17
15
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Endoscopic Urology and Renal Lithiasis Advanced Course
February 28-March 1
Not applicable
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Exclusive Course in Robotic Urology
May 9-11
20
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Enucléation de la prostate au laser Holmium (HoLEP)
05-6 Novembre
   
Laparoscopic Urological Surgery Intensive Course
June 3-7 December 9-13
37
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Cours Intensif en Chirurgie Laparoscopique Urologique
07-11 Octobre
37
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Gynecological Surgery Course - Advanced Techniques in Operative Gynecological Endoscopy
March 4-6 November 25-27
22
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Gynecological Surgery Course - Training Marathon in Operative Gynecological Endoscopy
April 29-30
16
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Gynecological Surgery Course - Gynecological Cancer and Laparoscopic Approach - State of the Art
May 27-29
22
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Gynecological Surgery Course - Sentinel Lymph Node in Gynecologic Cancer
July 11-13
20
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Gynecological Surgery Course - Current Techniques in the Treatment of Severe Endometriosis
September 16-18
22
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Gynecological Surgery Course - New Insights in Prolapse Surgery - Vaginal and Laparoscopic Routes
October 28-30
23
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Pediatric Surgery Laparoscopy in Newborns, Infants & Children Advanced Course
March 14-16
20
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Advanced Course in Video-assisted and Thoracoscopic Procedures
April 4-6
20
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
360-Degree Skull Base Course
January 22-25 June 11-14
32
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Upper Airway Surgery
October 24-25
16
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Respiration in Anesthesia and in Intensive Care from Airway Management to Cellular Respiration
December 2-3
14
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Wrist Arthroscopy - Basic Course
February 22-23
12
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Wrist Arthroscopy - Master Course
February 22-23
10
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Cours National d'Arthroscopie - Module EPAULE
25-26 Juin
Not applicable  
Cours National d'Arthroscopie - Module GENOU
27-28 Juin
Not applicable  
Wrist Arthroscopy - Advanced Course
November 29-30
12
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Wrist Arthroscopy - Basic Course
November 29-30
13
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant

EACCME Credits convertible into AMA PRA category 1 Credits™

Surgeons interested in getting AMA PRA category 1 Credits™ credits may contact info@eits.fr.
EACCME approved credits for e-learning activities are recognized by the American Medical Association for conversion to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians may apply to convert EACCME credits into AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by submitting the following form and attaching an EACCME credit certificate, and processing fee. Please click here to download application form for EACCME credit conversion into AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Processing fees directly payable to the American Medical Association are as follows: AMA member $30 and non-AMA member $75 (see information stated in application form).

As a rule, the conversion to AMA category 1 credit(s)™ is 1:1 for all EACCME credit(s).
Further details can be obtained by clicking on the current link.

Instructions for converting EACCME Credit to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

To apply for conversion of EACCME credit to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™:
  1. Visit the EACCME website to ensure the activity was certified for EACCME credit
  2. Download the Application for EACCME Credit Conversion, and submit:
    • the completed application by fax or mail
    • a copy of the EACCME credit certificate
    • non-refundable processing fee.
A certificate awarding AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ will be emailed within four weeks.

By fax

Attn: CPPD
+1 (312) 464-4669

By mail

American Medical Association
Continuing Physician Professional Development (CPPD)
515 N. State Street, 7th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60654
If you have questions, please contact CPPD at pra@ama-assn.org

EU-ACME CME accreditation

  • The accreditation is in compliance with EBU/UEMS regulations - 1 credit per hour, with a maximum of 6 credits per day and a maximum of 18 credits for the whole event.
EU*ACME

EBU - European Board of Surgery

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