Continuing medical education credits (CME)
Continuing medical education (CME) credits
The 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health 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 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health is designated for a maximum of 26 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.
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.
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.
The 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health is accredited by EBAP (European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology, (www.ebap.org) to provide up to 27 hours of CME credits for this conference. EBAP is an independent organisation which accredits different types of international continuing medical education (CME) activities according to the rules set by European bodies such as the UEMS/EACCME.