Presentation on theme: "The accreditation of e-learning materials by the UEMS-EACCME."— Presentation transcript:
The accreditation of e-learning materials by the UEMS-EACCME
How to submit an application: – download application form from www.uems.net (UEMS- EACCME)www.uems.net – complete all the criteria based on reference document UEMS 2011/20 – return the application form by email to firstname.lastname@example.org@uems.net
A complete application includes: – completed application form – direct access to the material – 4 usernames + 4 passwords for UEMS-EACCME reviewers Incomplete applications will not be considered
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 any statement that suggests that accreditation has been (provisionally) granted will result in automatic rejection of the application.
UEMS-EACCME accreditation and statements Use of the UEMS logo is permitted only after confirmation of accreditation has been made. Any unauthorised use of the UEMS logo will result in action being taken by the UEMS.
Evaluation process: – application sent to two reviewers (NAA + UEMS) – evaluation lasts 8 weeks from receipt of payment of our invoice
If the application is successful, you will receive: – letter of accreditation – template of certificate Accreditation valid for 2 years from date of letter of notification
If the application is not successful: – “amendment procedure”: one opportunity for the applicant to submit, at no additional charge, a revised version of the material taking into account the EACCME’s reviewers comments – amended submission must be provided within 3 weeks of the UEMS-EACCME’s request for amendment
– EACCME commits to providing a decision within 2 weeks of receipt of the amended submission – either: material is accredited – or: material is rejected
If application is rejected: – “appeal procedure”: appeal fee = 375 € no change may be made to the material in the meantime appeal decision is final
UEMS-EACCME credits: 45 – 90 min1 ECMEC 91 – 150 min2 ECMECs 151 – 210 min3 ECMECs Modules less than 45 min will not be accepted and cannot last more than 210 min (max of 3 ECMECs).