The ECR 2022 programme (July 13-17) has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and by the Österreichische Ärztekammer (Austrian Medical Chamber).
For Europe, the ECR 2022, Vienna (ONSITE & ONLINE), Austria, 13/07/2022-17/07/2022 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) for a maximum of 34 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she has actually spent in the educational activity.
A maximum of 8 CME per day, can be obtained by watching live or on-demand sessions. The total credits for the congress will not exceed the accredited 34 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).
Please note that the number of CME credits may differ from the maximum number of credits your national jurisdiction approves for your continuous medical education.
The Österreichische Ärztekammer (Austrian Medical Chamber) has granted a maximum of 40 DFP (Diplom-Fortbildungs-Programm der Österreichischen Akademie der Ärzte) credits for the ECR 2022 Overture (March 2-6).
USA and Canada
Through an agreement between the 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 to convert EACCME® credits to AMA credits can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s 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 points claimed at the ECR are accepted by the majority of national CME authorities worldwide, where CME is mandatory for physicians. Please consult your national jurisdiction for the maximum number of CME points that will be approved following your attendance at the ECR 2022 (July 2-6).
The following criteria have to be observed to acquire CME credits for your attendance of the ECR 2022 (July 13-17):
Please note that the evaluation of the sessions you attend is only possible until July 18 (23:59 CEST), 2022. After this end date, evaluation will not be possible and no CME credits can be obtained. Please make sure to submit your evaluations of the sessions and the overall congress evaluation questionnaire during this period! Each session can only be evaluated once.