How to submit an application: • download application form from www.uems.net (UEMS-EACCME) • complete all the criteriabasedon reference document UEMS 2011/20 • return the application formby email to firstname.lastname@example.org
A complete application includes: • completed application form • direct access to the material • 4 usernames + 4 passwords for UEMS-EACCME reviewers Incomplete applications will not beconsidered
When the application is complete, you will receive: • letter of acknowledgement • invoice
UESM-EACCME accreditation and statements Until accreditation has been granted, only permissible statement: « An application has been made to the UEMS-EACCME for CME accreditation of this event » The use of anystatementthatsuggeststhat accreditation has been (provisionally) grantedwillresult in automatic rejection of the application.
UEMS-EACCME accreditation and statements Use of the UEMS logo ispermittedonlyafter confirmation of accreditation has been made. Anyunauthorised use of the UEMS logo willresult in action beingtaken by the UEMS.
Evaluation process: • application sent to tworeviewers (NAA + UEMS) • evaluationlasts8 weeksfromreceipt of payment of ourinvoice
If the application issuccessful, youwillreceive: • letter of accreditation • template of certificate Accreditation valid for 2 yearsfrom date of letter of notification
If the application is not successful: • “amendmentprocedure”: one opportunity for the applicant to submit, at no additional charge, a revised version of the materialtakingintoaccount the EACCME’sreviewerscomments • amended submission must be provided within 3 weeks of the UEMS-EACCME’s request for amendment
EACCME commits to providing a decisionwithin 2 weeks of receipt of the amendedsubmission • either: materialisaccredited • or: materialisrejected
If application isrejected: • “appealprocedure”: • appealfee = 375 € • no change maybe made to the material in the meantime • appealdecisionis final
UEMS-EACCME credits: 45 – 90 min 1 ECMEC 91 – 150 min 2 ECMECs 151 – 210 min 3 ECMECs Modules lessthan 45 min will not beaccepted and cannot last more than 210 min (max of 3 ECMECs).
UEMS-EACCME fees: 1 ECMEC 750 € 2 ECMECs 1500 € 3 ECMECs 2250 € Appeal fee 375 €
Invoicing: Upon application, 1st invoice of 750 € (flat fee) Additional invoices: - if the material is graded as more than 1 ECMEC - in case of appeal
Application UEMS-EACCME office Evaluation 8 weeks 1st invoice 750 € = 1 ECMEC Feedback to provider 1 ECMEC = OK Amendmentprocedure (3 weeks) Appealprocedure Approved 2or 3 ECMECs = additionalinvoice Certificate Approved Rejected