- The IRCAD has been accredited as a comprehensive Accredited Education Institute (AEI) by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
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.
EACCME accredited activities for 2017
EACCME Credits convertible into AMA PRA category 1 Credits™Surgeons interested in getting AMA PRA category 1 Credits™ credits may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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™:
- Visit the EACCME website to ensure the activity was certified for EACCME credit
- 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.
By faxAttn: CPPD
+1 (312) 464-4669
By mailAmerican Medical Association
Continuing Physician Professional Development (CPPD)
515 N. State Street, 7th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60654
If you have questions, please contact CPPD at email@example.com
EU-ACME CME accreditation
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.
MAINCERT / AMA CME accredited activities by McMaster University for 2009
Surgeons interested in getting MAINCERT, and/or AMA CME credits may contact us.