The 15th EGS European Glaucoma Residents’ Course, Lisbon, Portugal, 30 September – 1 October 2022 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 13 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
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 Credits TM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized 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.
Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the event once he/she has completed the feedback form.
Please find below the breakdown of ECMEC®s per day:
- 30.09.2022 – 7.00
- 01.10.2022 – 6.00
The EACCME® awards ECMEC®s on the basis of 1 ECMEC® for one hour of CME with a maximum of 8 ECMEC®s per day.
Attendance to the accredited sessions will be monitored through scanner devices.
In order to receive CME credits for your Congress participation, make sure to scan your badge at the entrance and at the exit of Course area.
The attendee will receive the personal link to access the CME questionnaire by email at end of the Congress (at 00.01 on 2/10 CEST). The CME questionnaire has to be completed by 23/10 at 23:59(CEST).
You will receive the certificate by email once your participation to the sessions has been checked.
If you need help to get your CME credit certificate please contact AIFA-ECM-UEMS@oic.it
The harmonisation of European education in ophthalmology is one of the task forces of the European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO) promoted by the EU to increase mobility of health care practitioners within Europe. The European Network of Education for Trainees (ENET) is an EBO initiative offering a teaching programme for European residents by building a European network of European teachers and teaching programmes by different national and international scientific societies covering all fields of subspecialties in ophthalmology. Quality of this teaching programme is guaranteed through accreditation.