Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits

ERS applied for CME accreditation from the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP) and the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

Both accreditation boards (EBAP and EACCME®) have granted European CME credits for the ERS International Congress programme 2019.

EBAP has granted 45 CME credits with the Mark of Excellence.

Mark of Excellence criteria:

  • Lifelong learning - the programme stimulates lifelong learning
  • Needs assessments – there are clear "learning gaps" which will be covered by the programme
  • Learning methods – learners are exposed to different types of learning methods
  • Outcomes measurements – offering creative, formative and summative assessments

EACCME® has granted 30 CME credits.

Recognition of CME credits

For accredited activities, credits can be exchanged for their national equivalent by contacting your national CME authority. EACCME® credits are recognised throughout Europe and in North America.

A record of your CME credit status will also be kept for future reference.

Receiving your CME credits

In accordance with new accreditation requirements, a new CME tracking system is in place for the ERS International Congress 2019. This system requires delegates who wish to accrue CME credits to scan into the sessions they attend upon entrance. Additionally, an evaluation of that session will be mandatory. Delegates will receive an email with instruction on how to do this in due course.

Printing or downloading your CME and attendance certificates can be done online after the Congress. In order to print your certificates, go to myERS and login with your myERS credentials. You will need your badge number in order to do this.

Disclaimer: The Early Morning Symposia, Practical Workshops, Lunchtime Sessions, Evening Symposia, Evening Mini-Symposia, Evening Expert Forum are organised by industry. You cannot claim CME credits for attending these sessions.

About the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP) and the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®)

The ERS Congress programme is reviewed by EBAP and EACCME® each year to provide quality assurance and continuing medical education accreditation (CME) for the event.

About the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP) and the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®)

The ERS Congress programme is reviewed by EBAP and EACCME® each year to provide quality assurance and continuing medical education accreditation (CME) for the event.

ebapEBAP is an independent entity that works to ensure the quality and independence of CME activities.

Download a factsheet on EBAP activities / download the EBAP Smart Guide to find out how you can get your events CME accredited by EBAP / visit the EBAP website

 

markofexcellenceMark of Excellence

Find out more about the Mark of Excellence

 

uems logoEACCME® is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)

Download the UEMS-EACCME areas of expertise