Continuing Medical Education (CME)


ECTS 2016 in Rome, Italy is accredited by the European accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide up to 17 hours European external CME credits for medical specialists.


Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS,


Through an agreement between UEMS and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process for converting EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at


Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by UEMS-EACCME for European Continuing Medical Education Credits (ECMEC) are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification

Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


CME certificates

To obtain CME accreditation, please complete the CME Evaluation Form included in the congress bag. You will be able to retrieve your CME Certificate at the registration desk as of Tuesday 17th May from 10.00am.


Certificates of attendance

General certificates of attendance can be collected by scanning your badge at one of the designated points from Tuesday 17th May from 10:00am onwards