“The International Liver Congress™ 2015” 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 International Liver Congress™ 2015” is designated for a maximum of (or ‘for up to’) 27 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.
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.
ATTENDANCE AND CME CERTIFICATE
The Attendance and CME Certificate will only be provided by e-mail after completing an online survey. The survey will be sent by e-mail to all the attendees before Wednesday, April 29. The survey can also be completed onsite in the Foyer D at dedicated stations as of Friday, April 25 at 4:00 or online via the Congress App. No printed Certificate of Attendance will be available onsite.
ITALIAN REGULATIONS FOR PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES
Any pharmaceutical companies producing drugs in Italy participating as Sponsors or Exhibitors to events must be registered at the Italian Ministry of Health.
Application to participate MUST be presented at the Italian Ministry of Health latest 70 days (Wednesday, February 11th, 2015) prior the beginning of the event. Applications after this deadline date will be rejected.
Application to participate must be made through a local agency, which will forward the registration request to the Italian Ministry of Health in the specific requested format.
TWT srl has been appointed by EASL as the sole agent to collect applications from pharmaceutical companies and file them with the Italian Ministry of Health for the International Liver Congress™ to be held in Vienna, Austria, April 22-26, 2015.
The agent’s details are:
Attn: Ms. Romina Baldolini
Via Cagliari 13, 00198 Rome, Italy
Fax: +39 06 4424 9326