European Accreditation is granted by the EACCME in order to allow participants who attend this congress to validate their credits in their own country.
The 15th World Congress of Pain Clinicians is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS):www.uems.net
The 15th World Congress of Pain Clinicians is designated for a maximum (or ‘for up to’) 17 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
American Medical Association
Through an agreement between European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org EACCME credits are recognized by the American Medical Association towards the Physician's Recognition Award (PRA).
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits 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. For more information, visit: www.royalcollege.ca CME Certificate and Records
CME certificates will be available for participants at the congress. Participants should claim only those hours of credit actually spent in the educational activity.
Each medical specialist is responsible for maintaining their CME certificate for their personal records and submission to their relevant medical board for credit recognition.