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Courses accreditations


EACCME Accreditation

  • EITS courses are accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists in their home European Country.



    The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.
UEMS

EACCME accredited activities for 2014

Types of EITS courses European CME
credits (ECMEC)
Neurosurgery - ENT - Skull Base - Course in Microscopic and Endoscopic Approaches to the Skull Base
(January 22-24)
(June 23-25)
18
Intensive Course in Laparoscopic General Surgery
(January 27-31)
(May 12-16)
(June 30-July 4)
(September 15-19)
(November 17-21)
30
Advanced course in Inguinal and Abdominal Wall Hernia
(February 6-8)
15
Arthroscopic Surgery ''Wrist Basic Course''
(February 21-22)
Not Applicable
Arthroscopic Surgery - Ankle session
(March 20-21)
Not Applicable
Advanced Techniques in Operative Gynecological Endoscopy
(March 24-26)
(December 1-3)
18
Urology - Laparoscopic and Robotic Treatment of Kidney Tumors
(March 27-29)
11
Advanced Course Videosurgery in Pediatric Urology
(April 3-5)
15
Practical Laparoscopic Anatomy for Advanced Gynecological Techniques
(April 14-16)
17
Advanced course in Minimally Invasive Endocrine Surgery
(May 22-24)
15
Gynecological Cancer and Laparoscopic Approach: State of the Art
(May 26-28)
18
Urology - Intensive Course in Laparoscopic Urological Surgery
(June 2-6)
(December 8-12)
29
Advanced course in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
(June 12-14)
(November 13-15)
15
New Perspectives in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Advanced Course
(June 19-21)
18
Current Techniques in the Treatment of Severe Endometriosis
(September 8-10)
18
Hands-on POEM - Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy
(September 11)
(October 22)
6
Advanced course in Interventional Flexible Endoscopy for Surgeons
(September 12-13)
6
Arthroscopic Surgery - Knee session
(September 30-October 1)
Not Applicable
Arthroscopic Surgery - Shoulder session
(October 2-3)
Not Applicable
Urologie - Cours intensif en chirurgie laparoscopique urologique
(06-10 Octobre)
29
New Insights in Prolapse Surgery: Vaginal and Laparoscopic Routes
(October 13-15)
18
Advanced course in Laparoscopic Digestive Surgery
(October 23-25)
15
Arthroscopic Surgery - Hip session
(October 30-31)
Not Applicable
Arthroscopic Surgery ''Wrist Advanced Course''
(November 28-29)
12
Advanced course in Endoluminal and Laparoscopic Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
(December 4-6)
18
Advanced course in Interventional GI Endoscopy
(December 15-16)
12

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

 

AFU CME accreditation

  • Participants in urological courses may request AFU CME accreditation
    (Association Française d'Urologie).
Association Française d'Urologie
 
  • 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

MAINCERT / AMA CME accreditation

As an organisation accredited to sponsor Continuing Medical Education for Physicians, by both the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education of the United States, the Continuing Health Sciences Education Program at McMaster University designates these educational programs as meeting the criteria for:
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
    Most of the EITS courses are approved as an Accredited Group Learning Activity under Section 1 of the Framework of CPD options for the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (MAINCERT). Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • American Medical Association PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
    Most of the EITS courses are designated as meeting the criteria for the American Medical Association (AMA) Physician's Recognition Award (PRA) Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
McMaster University

MAINCERT / AMA CME accredited activities by McMaster University for 2009

Types of EITS courses AMA Category 1
CME credits™
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy
(September 10-12)
22
Intensive Courses in Laparoscopic Urological Surgery
(June 8-12)
(December 7-11)
40
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery:
Tips and Tricks, Anatomy Suture and More...

(April 6-8)
24.5
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery:
Advanced Techniques in Operative Gynaecological Endoscopy

(May 18-20)
(November 30-December 2)
25.5
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery:
Gynecological Cancer and Laparoscopic Approach: State-of-the-Art

(June 22-24)
24
Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery:
Current Techniques in the Treatment of Severe Endometriosis

(September 14-16)
23.5
Advanced Courses in laparoscopic digestive surgery
(April 16-18)
(November 5-7)
Option A: 15.25
Option B: 22.75
Advanced Courses in laparoscopic colorectal surgery
(March 27-28)
(May 29-30)
(November 13-14)
Option A: 16.75
Option B: 16.75
Intensive courses in laparoscopic general surgery
(February 2-6)
(March 9-13)
(May 11-15)
(September 21-25)
(November 23-27)
42.5
NOTES hands-on courses
(January 16-17)
(March 6-7)
(October 2-3)
Option A: 16.75
Option B: 16.25
Advanced course in Interventional GI endoscopy techniques
(April 27-29)
Option A: 14.25
Option B: 21.75
Advanced Course: Pediatric endosurgery
(March 19-21)
21.75

Surgeons interested in getting MAINCERT, and/or AMA CME credits may contact info@eits.fr.