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CME Credits

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CME Credit

A link to an evaluation form has been sent via email (to the email supplied at the time of registration) to all participants that have attended WOC2012. Upon completion of this form, the CME certificate will be sent electronically. Please contact pco@woc2012.org, if you have not yet received your certificate.

WOC 2012 hasgranted30 European CME credits(ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

WOC 2012 hasalso been granted30 CME creditsby the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS.)


European Accreditation

European Accreditation is granted by the EACCME in order to allow participants who attend the above-mentioned activity to validate their credits in their own country.

'The World Ophthalmology Congress 2012' 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 'World Ophthalmology Congress 2012' is designated for a maximum of 30 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.

Regional Accreditation

The World Ophthalmology Congress 2012 is accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS)
with 30 CME Credits. SCFHS is a scientific commission, established to encourage professional skills and develop the enrichment of scientific intellect in the field of various health specialties.( www.scfhs.org.sa)




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