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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 31-February 4 May 16-20 July 4-8 September 19-23 November 14-18
38
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Robotic Colorectal Surgery Course
June 7-8
15  
Laparoscopic and Transanal Colorectal Supermaster Course
June 9-11 November 3-5
Option A : 12
Option B : 20
Option C : 20
 
Advanced Course in Proctological Surgery
September 5-6
14  
Colorectal Surgery Intensive Course
February 14-18
Option B : 40
Option C : 40
 
Interventional GI Endoscopy Advanced Course
November 7-8
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Upper GI Robotic Surgery Advanced Course
October 13-14
   
New Perspectives in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Advanced Course
October 27-29
   
Advanced Course in Robotic Bariatric Surgery
November 29-30
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Minimally Invasive and Endoluminal Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Advanced Course
December 1-3
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Inguinal-Ventral & Complex Abdominal Wall Repair (CAWR) Surgery
December 15-17
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Exclusive Course in Robotic Urology
March 31-April 2
20  
Laparoscopic Urological Surgery Intensive Course
May 30-June 3 December 5-9
   
Cours Intensif en Chirurgie Laparoscopique Urologique
03-7 Octobre
   
IRCAD Masterclass - Sentinel Lymph Node in Gynecologic Cancer
March 3-4
   
Advanced techniques in laparoscopic gynecologic surgery
April 4-6 December 12-14
21  
Out-of-the box Gynecologic Cancer Surgery Advanced Course
April 11-13
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Minimally invasive approaches to uterine disorders
May 9-11
24  
Current techniques in endometriosis treatment
September 12-14
22  
Videosurgery in Pediatric Urology Advanced Course
March 17-19
20
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Laparoscopy in Newborns, Infants & Children Advanced Course
April 28-30
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
CVS compliant
TPPT compliant
Advanced Course in Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery - VATS and RATS
March 24-26
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Advanced Course in Robotic-assisted Thoracic Surgery
September 8-9
   
360-Degree Skull Base Course
January 25-28
28  
360-Degree Skull Base Course
June 14-17
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Obstructive sleep apnea upper airway surgery
April 19-20
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Laser microlaryngeal surgery
April 21-22
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Endoscopic ear surgery
November 22-23
   
Respiration in anesthesia and in intensive care - from airway management to cellular respiration
November 28-29
   
Ultrasound-guided upper limb surgery
January 14-15
12  
Elbow arthroscopy course
February 11-12
15  
Wrist Arthroscopy - Basic Course
February 25-26 November 25-26
15  
Wrist Arthroscopy - Advanced Course
February 25-26 November 25-26
An application has been made
to the UEMS EACCME® for
CME accreditation of this event
 
Wrist Arthroscopy - Master Course
February 25-26
12  
Wrist Arthroscopy - Master Course
November 25-26
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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