Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation


The 12th 5-Continent-Congress: Virtual, 28.08.2020 - 30.08.2020 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 23 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 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credits to AMA credits 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.

EACCME® credits
Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the virtual event (Cf. criteria 9 and 23 of UEMS 2016.20).

  • 28.08.2020 - 8,00
  • 29.08.2020 - 8,00
  • 30.08.2020 - 7,00

To receive the CME credits and certificate, the participant must complete an online evaluation after 5CC. Upon completion of the survey, the participant will receive a link to download the certificate. To obtain the CME credits, the participant must contact the national authorities in his/her country of residency to validate the European CME credits and to convert them to the national CME credits. Afterward, the participant must send the certificate of attendance to his/her national authorities.

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