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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 10-14 May 11-15 July 6-10 September 14-18 November 16-20
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Robotic Colorectal Surgery Course
June 3 November 4
 
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Laparoscopic and Transanal Colorectal Supermaster Course
June 4-6 November 5-7
 
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Advanced Course in Proctological Surgery
October 12-13
   
Upper-GI Robotic Surgery Advanced Course
January 16-17
16
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Esophago-Gastric Surgery Advanced Course
October 1-3
   
Advanced Course in Complications, Revisions and Recommendations in Bariatric Surgery
May 28-30
 
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Advanced Course in Inguinal-Ventral & CAWR Surgery
October 29-31
 
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Exclusive Course in Robotic Urology
March 5-7
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Endoscopic Urology and Renal Lithiasis Advanced Course
September 10-11
 
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Laparoscopic Urological Surgery Intensive Course
June 8-12 December 7-11
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Cours Intensif en Chirurgie Laparoscopique Urologique
05-9 Octobre
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Gynecological Surgery Course - Practical Laparoscopic Anatomy for Advanced Gynecological Techniques
March 2-4
   
Gynecological Surgery Course - Training Marathon in Operative Gynecological Endoscopy
April 20-22
   
Gynecological Surgery Course - Advanced Techniques in Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery
May 18-20
   
Gynecological Surgery Course - Sentinel Lymph Node in Gynecologic Cancer
May 25-27
   
Gynecological Surgery Course - Current Techniques in Endometriosis Treatment
September 21-23
   
Gynecological Surgery Course - Prolapse Surgery - Vaginal & Laparoscopic Routes, Native Tissue Versus Mesh Repair
October 26-28
   
Gynecological Surgery Course - Minimally Invasive Approaches of Uterine Disorders
December 14-16
   
Videosurgery in Pediatric Urology Advanced Course
March 12-14
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Advanced Thoracic Surgery Course - VATS and RATS
March 19-21
 
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
360-Degree Skull Base Course
January 28-31
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
360-Degree Skull Base Course
June 16-19
32
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Respiration in Anesthesia and in Intensive Care from Airway Management to Cellular Respiration
November 30-December 1
   
Wrist Arthroscopy - Basic Course
February 28-29 November 27-28
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Wrist Arthroscopy - Master Course
February 28-29
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Wrist Arthroscopy - Advanced Course
November 27-28
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
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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