Course accreditations

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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.
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EACCME accredited activities for 2008

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 Types of EITS courses European CME
Intensive courses in laparoscopic general surgery 30
Advanced Courses in laparoscopic colorectal surgery 12
Advanced course in Interventional GI endoscopy techniques 15
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Urological Surgery :
Laparoscopic Treatment of Kidney Tumors
International Advanced Symposium:
Laparoscopic treatment of Urological Pelvic Cancers: Prostate and Bladder
Intensive Courses in Laparoscopic Urological Surgery 30
Cours Intensif en Chirurgie Laparoscopique Urologique 30
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery:
Tips and Tricks, Anatomy Suture and More...
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery:
Advanced Techniques in Operative Gynaecological Endoscopy
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery:
Gynecological Cancer and Laparoscopic Approach: State-of-the-Art
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery:
Current Techniques in the Treatment of Severe Endometriosis
Cours Avancé en Chirurgie Laparoscopique Gynécologique :
Techniques Avancées en Endoscopie Gynécologique Opératoire
Advanced Course: Videosurgery in Pediatric Urology 15
Advanced Courses in laparoscopic digestive surgery 15
NOTES hands-on courses 12
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Aortoiliac Surgery 15

Surgeons interested in getting EACCME credits may contact

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.

EBU - European Board of Surgery


Surgeons interested in getting MAINCERT, and/or AMA CME credits may contact us.