Serono Symposia International Foundation (www.seronosymposia.org) will submit the main congress program of the 3rd World Congress on Controversies, Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases (BMJD), April 23-26, 2015 for accreditation by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).
For the Italian participants
The 3rd World Congress on Controversies, Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases (BMJD), April 23-26, 2015 program will be submitted for CME accreditation from the Italian Ministry of Health.
The CME accreditation is valid for the main congress program only and does not cover the company-sponsored symposia.
ISO 9001 Certification
Serono Symposia International Foundation has received the ISO 9001 Certification of Quality Management Systems. This Quality certification requires all participants to fill in a scientific questionnaire and to evaluate the overall quality of the event. Questionnaires will be distributed onsite during the congress.
CME for USA participants
UEMS/EACCME CME credit recognition
The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the European Union of Medical Specialties (UEMS). Under the terms of this agreement, the AMA will convert CME credit certified by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), the accrediting arm of the UEMS, to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians (MDs, DOs or equivalent international degree) may have their EACCME credit converted to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ by applying to the AMA.