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.
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
Intensive Course in Laparoscopic General Surgery
February 13-17 March 12-16 May 21-25 July 2-6 September 24-28 November 26-30
30  
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
June 1-2 November 16-17
12  
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Digestive Surgery
April 19-21 October 25-27
15  
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
March 9-10
12  
Laparoscopic Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Course
December 7-8
12  
Advanced course in Flexible Endoscopy
October 19-20
9  
Intensive Course in Laparoscopic Urological Surgery
January 30-February 3 June 4-8 December 10-14
29  
Cours Intensif en Chirurgie Laparoscopique Urologique
08-12 Octobre
29  
Advanced Techniques in Operative Gynecological Endoscopy
March 26-28 May 14-16 December 3-5
18  
Gynecological Cancer and Laparoscopic Approach : State of the Art
June 11-13
18  
Advanced course in Gynecological Surgery
June 18-19
   
Current Techniques in the Treatment of Severe Endometriosis
September 10-12
18  
New Insights in Prolapse Surgery : Vaginal and Laparoscopic Routes
October 22-24
18  
Advanced course in Interventional GI Endoscopy
April 2-3 November 19-20
12  
Course in Microscopic and Endoscopic Approaches to Neurosurgery - ENT - Skull Base Surgery
January 25-27 June 20-22
18  
''Wrist Arthroscopy'' basic course
February 24-25
12  
Cours avancé en chirurgie arthroscopique ''Epaule''
24-25 Avril
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Cours avancé en chirurgie arthroscopique ''Genou''
26-27 Juin
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Cours avancé en chirurgie arthroscopique ''Epaule''
28-29 Juin
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Arthroscopic Surgery ''Knee course''
October 2-3
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Arthroscopic Surgery ''Shoulder course''
October 4-5
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Cours avancé en chirurgie arthroscopique ''Cheville''
30-31 Octobre
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
''Wrist Arthroscopy'' advanced course
November 23-24
12  
Arthroscopic Surgery ''Hip course''
December 18-19
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Full Immersion Live Surgery
January 16-20 July 9-13
   
Advanced course in Laparoscopic and Robotic Treatment of Kidney Tumors
March 22-24
11  
Advanced course ''Videosurgery in Pediatric Urology''
March 29-31
15  

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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