CME Accreditation

Accreditation Statement

uems-eaccme-logoThe 3rd NYSORA International Symposium on Regional Anesthesia, Pain and Perioperative Medicine’ 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 3rd NYSORA International Symposium on Regional Anesthesia, Pain and Perioperative Medicine’ is designated for a maximum of (or ‘for up to’) 15 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.

EACCME credits
Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME credit system is based on 1 ECMEC per hour with a maximum of 3 ECMECs for half a day and 6 ECMECs for a full-day event.

Faculty Disclosure and Resolution

In accordance with criterion 24 of document UEMS 2012/30 “Accreditation of live educational events by the EACCME”, all declarations of potential or actual conflicts of interest, whether due to a financial or other relationship, must be disclosed. Any conflicts of interest will be identified and resolved prior to this educational event. Detailed disclosure will be made in the event handout materials.