CME Accreditation

Accreditation

Serono Symposia International Foundation (www.seronosymposia.org) 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 2nd World Congress on Controversies, Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases (BMJD), Brussels, Belgium, November 21-24, 2013 is designated for a maximum of 15 (fifteen) 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.

 

To receive your CME credits, please complete the questionnaire online at:
 

After completing the questionnaire, you will receive your certificate directly from Serono Symposia
 
The link will be open for 3 weeks as of
Saturday, November 23, 2013; 18:00

For the Italian participants

This program of the 2nd World Congress on Controversies, Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases (BMJD), Brussels, Belgium, November 21-24, 2013, will be submitted for CME accreditation from the Italian Ministry of Health.

The CME accreditation is valid for the main congress program only and does not cover the company-sponsored symposia.

ISO 9001 Certification

Serono Symposia International Foundation has received the ISO 9001 Certification of Quality Management Systems. This Quality certification requires all participants to fill in a scientific questionnaire and to evaluate the overall quality of the event. Questionnaires will be distributed onsite during the congress.

CME for USA participants

UEMS/EACCME CME credit recognition

The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the European Union of Medical Specialties (UEMS). Under the terms of this agreement, the AMA will convert CME credit certified by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), the accrediting arm of the UEMS, to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians (MDs, DOs or equivalent international degree) may have their EACCME credit converted to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ by applying to the AMA.

 

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