Continuing Medical Education-Continuing Professional Development

The 28th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) www.uems.netThe 28th EADV Madrid Congress has been granted a maximum of 22 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).

EACCME credits

Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of CME credit that he/she has actually spent in the educational activity (as recorded by the scanning process) and once he/she has completed the evaluation form for each attended session.

Credit Breakdown for the 28th EADV Congress

Day Maximum Credits
Thursday 10 October       6
Friday 11 October       6
Saturday 12 October       6
Sunday 13 October       4
Total credits     22

NOTE: Credits are NOT granted by the EADV for participation in Subspecialty (or Sister Society) meetings on Wednesday and Industry sessions (Satellites and Meet-the-Experts).

Procedure to gain your CME-CPD credits

  1. Scan your badge when walking in of each scientific session room
  2. Fill in the online evaluation feedback of the attended sessions
  3. Download your CME-CPD certificate at the end of the congress

Kindly consider that

-Congress attendees will be accredited only with the hours recorded by the scanning process.

-Speaker/session evaluation form will be available to complete either on the website or via the EADV event App until 10 November 2019.

-For the download you will only need to enter your EADV log-in (if you are an EADV-member) or the details used during the registration process (if you are a non-EADV member). 

-Evaluation data is essential to our statistics and is of considerable help in the choice of future topics and speakers. Your feedback and comments are greatly appreciated.

Conversion of credits

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s 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.
Please refer to the national CME-CPD authority in your country of practice for the exchange of CME-CPD credits/points.

Personal Speaker Evaluation Data

Personal evaluation data, collected from the completed evaluation forms, will be automatically sent to the speakers. All data is treated confidentially and is generally available several months after the event. It is also envisaged to publish the top ten sessions in the EADV News.