CME Accreditation

 

The 'The European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)' (or) 'EANS Advanced Course in Spinal Surgery – Part II: Revisions and Complication Management (in co-operation with EUROSPINE)' 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 'EANS Advanced Course in Spinal Surgery – Part II: Revisions and Complication Management (in co-operation with EUROSPINE)' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 17 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.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists 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 credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits 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.

 

Disclosure and resolution of personal conflicts of interest

In accordance with EACCME accreditation criteria and standards for commercial support to ensure scientific balance, independence and objectivity of all parts of the programme, those in control of the educational content must disclose potential or actual conflicts of interest. Disclosure information is evaluated and conflicts of interest resolved. 

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