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Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits 

Accreditation Statement

The 15th WFH International Musculoskeletal Congress 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

Credit Designation Statement

The WFH 15th International Musculoskeletal Congress is designated for a maximum of (or ‘for up to’) 15 hours of European external CME credits.

Agreement with Other Medical Associations

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.amaassn.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.

Claiming (CME) Credit 

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. 

Friday, May 8: 5 credits
Saturday, May 9: 4 credits
Sunday, May 10: 6 credits


Physicians and other health care professionals seeking AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for this live continuing medical education activity must complete the electronic Session Evaluation Survey of each session that they wish to be accredited for. Following the WFH 15th International Musculoskeletal Congress, all delegates who have completed session evaluations, will automatically receive a CME application form that they must complete and return by e-mail to hlussier@wfh.org or by fax at +1 514 875 8916 latest by Friday, June 12, 2017.

Certificates of Accreditation 

Certificates of accreditation will be sent by e-mail 6-10 weeks after the completion of the Congress to participants who have completed at least one Session Evaluation Survey and filed the CME application form latest by Friday, June 12, 2017.


Updated March 2017