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  EACCME
  European Accreditation Council
  for Continuing Medical Education
  Institution of the UEMS

UEMS / EACCME Declaration on Disclosure

In compliance with UEMS/EACCME guidelines, the authors and experts involved in the elaboration of the e-learning activity confirm that they have disclosed any potential conflicts of interest or support that might cause a bias in their presentation.


Professor Jacques Marescaux, WeBSurg Editor in Chief accepts that WeBSurg is responsible for ensuring that all potential conflicts of interest relevant to the e-learning activity are declared to the learners prior to engaging in it.

Each e-learning activity can only be taken once in a year.

Activities (currently under a 2-month revision period)

EACCME credits

Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
The delivery of the certificate of attendance is linked to the completion of an evaluation form and self-evaluation test. The CME provider has defined the criteria for passing the test.

EACCME Credits convertible into AMA PRA category 1 Credits™

Surgeons interested in getting AMA PRA category 1 Credits™ credits may contact info@eits.fr.
EACCME approved credits for e-learning activities are recognized by the American Medical Association for conversion to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians may apply to convert EACCME credits into AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by submitting the following form and attaching an EACCME credit certificate, and processing fee. Please click here to download application form for EACCME credit conversion into AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Processing fees directly payable to the American Medical Association are as follows: AMA member $30 and non-AMA member $75 (see information stated in application form).

As a rule, the conversion to AMA category 1 credit(s)™ is 1:1 for all EACCME credit(s).
Further details can be obtained by clicking on the current link.

Instructions for converting EACCME Credit to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

To apply for conversion of EACCME credit to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™:
  1. Visit the EACCME website to ensure the activity was certified for EACCME credit
  2. Download the Application for EACCME Credit Conversion, and submit:
    • the completed application by fax or mail
    • a copy of the EACCME credit certificate
    • non-refundable processing fee.
A certificate awarding AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ will be emailed within four weeks.

By fax

Attn: CPPD
+1 (312) 464-4669

By mail

American Medical Association
Continuing Physician Professional Development (CPPD)
515 N. State Street, 7th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60654
If you have questions, please contact CPPD at pra@ama-assn.org