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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
February 1-5 May 17-21 July 5-9 September 20-24 November 15-19
38
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Online course - Transverse colon cancer
January 18
   
Advanced Course in Proctological Surgery
February 8-9 October 11-12
Option A : 15
Option B : 15
Option C : 15
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Robotic Colorectal Surgery Course
June 1-2 November 2-3
Option A : 8
Option C : 16
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Robotic colorectal surgery
June 1 November 2-3
   
Laparoscopic and Transanal Colorectal Supermaster Course
June 3-5 November 4-6
Option A : 20
Option B : 20
Option C : 20
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Laparoscopic and transanal colorectal surgery
June 3-5 November 4-6
   
IRCAD Masterclass - Proctological surgery
July 2 October 11-12
   
Hands-on Flexible Endoscopy for Surgeons Advanced Course
May 3-4
 
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Flexible endoscopy
May 3-4
   
Interventional GI Endoscopy Advanced Course
November 22-23
15
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Upper GI Robotic Surgery Advanced Course
January 21-22 October 14-15
Option A : 8
Option B : 16
Option C : 16
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Upper GI robotic surgery
January 21-22
   
IRCAD Online course - MIS Left pancreatectomy : technical approaches
May 7
   
IRCAD Online course - Technical steps in MIS pancreatoduodenectomy : tips and tricks
July 9
   
Robotic Pancreatic Surgery Advanced Course
December 15
Option A : 4
Option C : 8
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
New Perspectives in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Advanced Course
December 16-18
Option A : 16
Option B : 24
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Online course - Bariatric surgery - SADI-S
May 25
   
Advanced Course in Robotic Bariatric Surgery
September 30-October 1
   
IRCAD Masterclass - Robotic bariatric surgery
October 1
   
Laparoscopic and Endoluminal Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Advanced Course
December 2-4
Option A : 16
Option B : 24
Option C : 24
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Urologic surgery
February 22-23 June 9-10
   
Exclusive Course in Robotic Urology
April 22-24
20
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Robotic urologic surgery
April 22-24
   
Endoscopic Urology and Renal Lithiasis Advanced Course
September 16-17
16
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Endoscopic Urology and Renal Lithiasis
September 16-17
   
IRCAD Masterclass - Chirurgie Laparoscopique Urologique
06-7 Octobre
   
Enucléation de la prostate au laser Holmium (HoLEP)
25-26 Novembre
   
Laparoscopic Urological Surgery Intensive Course
June 7-11
36
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Cours Intensif en Chirurgie Laparoscopique Urologique
04-8 Octobre
38
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Laparoscopic Urological Surgery Intensive Course
December 6-10
37
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Sentinel lymph node in gynecologic cancer
March 4-6
Option A : 12
Option B : 20
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Gynecologic oncology surgery
March 4-5
   
Advanced techniques in laparoscopic gynecologic surgery
March 22-24
20
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Gynecologic Surgery
March 22-24
   
Advanced gynecologic oncology surgery - a multidisciplinary out-of-the-box approach
April 12-15
 
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Out of the box Gynecologic Cancer Surgery
April 13-14
   
Minimally invasive approaches to uterine disorders
May 10-12
24
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Current techniques in endometriosis treatment
September 13-15
Option A : 14
Option B : 22
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Current techniques in endometriosis treatment
September 13-15
   
Advanced techniques in laparoscopic gynecologic surgery
December 13-15
22
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Videosurgery in Pediatric Urology Advanced Course
March 18-20
20
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Videosurgery in pediatric urology
March 18-19
   
ESPES Virtual course in pediatric MIS
April 21
   
Laparoscopy in Newborns, Infants & Children Advanced Course
April 22-24
20
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Pediatric surgery
April 22-23
   
Advanced Course in Video-assisted and Thoracoscopic Procedures
March 25-27
20  
IRCAD Masterclass - Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery - VATS
March 25-27
   
Advanced Course in Robotic-assisted Thoracic Surgery
September 9-10
   
360-Degree Skull Base Course
January 26-29 June 15-18
32
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - 360-Degree Skull Base Surgery
January 26-29
   
IRCAD Masterclass - Skull Base Surgery
June 15-18
   
Obstructive sleep apnea upper airway surgery
April 27-28
 
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Laser microlaryngeal surgery
April 29-30
 
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Endoscopic ear surgery
November 9-10
Option A : 8
Option B : 16
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Respiration in anesthesia and in intensive care - from airway management to cellular respiration
November 29-30
14
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Wrist Arthroscopy - Basic Course
February 26-27 November 26-27
14
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Wrist arthroscopy (master course)
February 26
   
Cours National d'Arthroscopie - Module EPAULE
22-23 Juin
   
Cours National d'Arthroscopie - Module GENOU
24-25 Juin
   
Wrist Arthroscopy - Master Course
November 26-27
 
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Wrist Arthroscopy - Advanced Course
November 26-27
14
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
International Workshop on Robotic and Endoscopic Thyroidectomy and Parathyroidectomy
February 18-19
16
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
IRCAD Masterclass - Endocrine surgery
February 18-19
   
IRCAD Online course - Adrenal surgery
March 10
   
IRCAD Masterclass - General surgery
February 2-4 May 18-20 July 6-8 September 21-23
   
IRCAD Online course - Gastric GIST
February 12
   
IRCAD Online course - Complications after laparoscopic appendectomy
June 23
   

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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