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  1. 1. Dr. Bernard MailletDr. Bernard Maillet Secretary GeneralSecretary General UEMS - EACCMEUEMS - EACCME The role of the UEMS- EACCME in the mutual recognition of credits throughout Europe
  2. 2. U. E. M. S.U. E. M. S. Union Européenne des MédecinsUnion Européenne des Médecins SpécialistesSpécialistes European Union of MedicalEuropean Union of Medical SpecialistsSpecialists Umbrella organization NationalUmbrella organization National Associations of Medical SpecialistsAssociations of Medical Specialists located in Brusselslocated in Brussels
  3. 3. 1957 EEC Treaty of Rome Foundation of the UEMS inFoundation of the UEMS in 19581958 by the professional organisationsby the professional organisations of medical specialists ofof medical specialists of BelgiumBelgium FranceFrance GermanyGermany ItalyItaly LuxembourgLuxembourg the Netherlands
  4. 4. StructureStructure National Medical AssociationsNational Medical Associations Sections and BoardsSections and Boards EACCMEEACCME
  5. 5. National MedicalNational Medical AssociationsAssociations Are represented in the Management CouncilAre represented in the Management Council Determine the Policy of the UEMSDetermine the Policy of the UEMS Can adopt or endorse documents presentedCan adopt or endorse documents presented by other organs of the UEMS to be distributedby other organs of the UEMS to be distributed on to the National Medical Associationson to the National Medical Associations For Italy : FNOMCeOFor Italy : FNOMCeO
  6. 6. AccreditationAccreditation Two major partners in the process :Two major partners in the process : National Accreditation AuthoritiesNational Accreditation Authorities EACCMEEACCME
  7. 7. Phases of Medical LifePhases of Medical Life • UndergraduateUndergraduate • 5 years average5 years average • Exam/AssessmentExam/Assessment • Specialist TrainingSpecialist Training • 5 years average5 years average • Exam/AssessmentExam/Assessment • Professional LifeProfessional Life • LifelongLifelong • Formal Requirement to showFormal Requirement to show CME/CPD activityCME/CPD activity
  8. 8. Continuing Medical EducationContinuing Medical Education (CME)(CME) Maintenance of Academic KnowledgeMaintenance of Academic Knowledge and Skillsand Skills
  9. 9. Continuing ProfessionalContinuing Professional DevelopmentDevelopment (CPD)(CPD) • Means of Updating, Developing andMeans of Updating, Developing and Enhancing how Doctors apply theEnhancing how Doctors apply the Knowledge, Skills and AttitudesKnowledge, Skills and Attitudes required in their working lives.required in their working lives. • The Competence developmentThe Competence development includes CME + Personal, Managerial,includes CME + Personal, Managerial, IT, Communication and Social skills.IT, Communication and Social skills.
  10. 10. National AccreditationNational Accreditation AuthorityAuthority Ministry of Health – Health AuthorityMinistry of Health – Health Authority Ministry of Social AffairsMinistry of Social Affairs Professional BodiesProfessional Bodies Medical AssociationsMedical Associations UniversitiesUniversities Not existingNot existing
  11. 11. E A C C M EE A C C M E Purpose UEMS policyPurpose UEMS policy Contribute to quality andContribute to quality and harmonization of CME in Europeharmonization of CME in Europe To make life easier for our colleaguesTo make life easier for our colleagues by easing access to international CMEby easing access to international CME Developing quality guidelinesDeveloping quality guidelines Maintaining National AuthorityMaintaining National Authority
  12. 12. ProcedureProcedure Application formApplication form Quality Assurance of the activityQuality Assurance of the activity National approvalNational approval Normally for single events andNormally for single events and accreditation is granted only on a caseaccreditation is granted only on a case by case basisby case basis Confirmation of European AccreditationConfirmation of European Accreditation
  13. 13. ProcedureProcedure Proof of AttendanceProof of Attendance Quality requirementsQuality requirements Administrative expenses of EACCMEAdministrative expenses of EACCME Registration by the EACCMERegistration by the EACCME
  14. 14. Quality of CMEQuality of CME No scientific proof of efficacy ofNo scientific proof of efficacy of attending congresses, courses,attending congresses, courses, symposia by individual professionals.symposia by individual professionals. Abundant evidence of rapidAbundant evidence of rapid improvement of medical practiceimprovement of medical practice through utilisation of newthrough utilisation of new developments.developments.
  15. 15. Quality aspects CMEQuality aspects CME Need orientationNeed orientation:: – Definition learning objectivesDefinition learning objectives – Description target audienceDescription target audience – Assessment relevance CME objectsAssessment relevance CME objects – No accreditation promotional activitiesNo accreditation promotional activities – No accreditation useless activitiesNo accreditation useless activities
  16. 16. Quality Requirements CMEQuality Requirements CME Written statement learning objectivesWritten statement learning objectives Submitting full data providerSubmitting full data provider Disclosure potential conflict interestDisclosure potential conflict interest Attendance, mechanism for feed-backAttendance, mechanism for feed-back Report, assessment by ProviderReport, assessment by Provider Non-biased education, eitherNon-biased education, either commercial or otherwisecommercial or otherwise
  17. 17. Requirements for EuropeanRequirements for European accreditationaccreditation  Quality assessment by independentQuality assessment by independent professional organization, such as Europeanprofessional organization, such as European Boards, national and European SocietiesBoards, national and European Societies (guidelines D 9908)(guidelines D 9908)  Assessment and approval by the nationalAssessment and approval by the national CME regulating body of the country where theCME regulating body of the country where the activity takes placeactivity takes place  Guarantee of recognition of EACCME creditsGuarantee of recognition of EACCME credits See UEMS Documents D 0134 and D 0140See UEMS Documents D 0134 and D 0140
  18. 18. Mandatory CMEMandatory CME Legal :Legal : Austria, France, Italy,Austria, France, Italy, Netherlands, SwitzerlandNetherlands, Switzerland Financial :Financial : Belgium, NorwayBelgium, Norway Professional :Professional : Germany, Ireland, Spain,Germany, Ireland, Spain, United KingdomUnited Kingdom Voluntary :Voluntary : Denmark, Finland, Greece,Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Luxembourg,Iceland, Luxembourg, Portugal, SwedenPortugal, Sweden
  19. 19. Financing of CMEFinancing of CME CME is paid by patientsCME is paid by patients – insurance premiumsinsurance premiums – hospital and other billshospital and other bills – fees of doctors and other professionalsfees of doctors and other professionals – taxestaxes – prices pharmaceutical productsprices pharmaceutical products – outside funding is the exceptionoutside funding is the exception
  20. 20. What Activities are recognised?What Activities are recognised? • Currently:Currently: • Individual EventsIndividual Events • ConferencesConferences • Scientific MeetingsScientific Meetings • Future:Future: • CME ProvidersCME Providers • Enduring Materials – CD RomEnduring Materials – CD Rom • Internet CoursesInternet Courses
  21. 21. Event Draft FlowchartDraft Flowchart Accreditation in EuropeAccreditation in Europe European Accreditation Bodies National Accreditation Authorities National International
  22. 22. EventEvent Draft FlowchartDraft Flowchart Accreditation in EuropeAccreditation in Europe National AccreditationNational Accreditation AuthoritiesAuthorities NationalNational Evaluate the value of the meetingEvaluate the value of the meeting Grant the credits according to the National rulesGrant the credits according to the National rules
  23. 23. EventEvent Draft FlowchartDraft Flowchart Accreditation in EuropeAccreditation in Europe InternationalInternational European Accreditation BodiesEuropean Accreditation Bodies Evaluate the value of the meetingEvaluate the value of the meeting Propose a number of creditsPropose a number of credits National Accreditation AuthoritiesNational Accreditation Authorities Accept the scientific evaluation by the UEMS Sections and BoardsAccept the scientific evaluation by the UEMS Sections and Boards Apply the number of credits relating to the national rulesApply the number of credits relating to the national rules
  24. 24. Scientific approvalScientific approval Done by Accreditation Boards of theDone by Accreditation Boards of the involved specialty :involved specialty : UEMS Sections and/or BoardsUEMS Sections and/or Boards European Specialty AccreditationEuropean Specialty Accreditation BoardsBoards
  25. 25. European SpecialtyEuropean Specialty Accreditation BoardsAccreditation Boards • Cardiology :Cardiology : EBACEBAC • Pneumology :Pneumology : EBAPEBAP • Infectious Diseases :Infectious Diseases : EBAIDEBAID • Oncology :Oncology : ACOEACOE • Nuclear Medicine :Nuclear Medicine : EBNMEBNM • Allergology :Allergology : EAACIEAACI • Urology :Urology : EBUEBU • Dermatology :Dermatology : EBDVEBDV
  26. 26. European SpecialtyEuropean Specialty Accreditation BoardsAccreditation Boards • Delegates from UEMS Section and/or Board • Delegates from Scientific Society of that Speciality • Working Group • Represent the Field in the Speciality
  27. 27. CreditsCredits Draft FlowchartDraft Flowchart Accreditation in EuropeAccreditation in Europe UEMS suggestionUEMS suggestion Half day : 3 E(uropean) CME C(redit) ’sHalf day : 3 E(uropean) CME C(redit) ’s Full day : 6 E(uropean) CME C(redit) ’sFull day : 6 E(uropean) CME C(redit) ’s No additional credits for satellite seminarsNo additional credits for satellite seminars
  28. 28. CreditsCredits Draft FlowchartDraft Flowchart Accreditation in EuropeAccreditation in Europe UEMS suggestionUEMS suggestion Full credits (E CME C)Full credits (E CME C) No weighted factorsNo weighted factors Translation of these ECMEC’s to National credits canTranslation of these ECMEC’s to National credits can follow the rules of the National Accreditation Authorityfollow the rules of the National Accreditation Authority For instance :For instance : can have a maximumcan have a maximum weighting factors can be introduced nationallyweighting factors can be introduced nationally
  29. 29. SummarySummary HarmonisationHarmonisation SimplificationSimplification Same criteriaSame criteria  Two major partners :Two major partners : – National Accreditation AuthorityNational Accreditation Authority – European Accreditation BoardsEuropean Accreditation Boards
  30. 30. International agreements onInternational agreements on AccreditationAccreditation  Mutual agreement between the AMA and theMutual agreement between the AMA and the UEMS-EACCME.UEMS-EACCME.  Mutual agreement between the AMA and theMutual agreement between the AMA and the Canadian and Mexican AccreditationCanadian and Mexican Accreditation Authorities.Authorities.  Contacts started with the Far East, MiddleContacts started with the Far East, Middle East, Asia, Oceania and AfricaEast, Asia, Oceania and Africa
  31. 31. European UnionEuropean Union
  32. 32. Greater EuropeGreater Europe
  33. 33. U.E.M.S.U.E.M.S. Union Européenne des MédecinsUnion Européenne des Médecins SpécialistesSpécialistes European Union of Medical SpecialistsEuropean Union of Medical Specialists www.uems.netwww.uems.net

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