CME Information  


The SCARS2021 Virtual Meeting, 28/05/2021 – 30/05/2021 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 19 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the event:

  • 28.05.2021 – 6.00 credits
  • 29.05.2021 – 7.00 credits
  • 30.05.2021 – 6.00 credits

Each participant will receive an email to his/her provided email address with the link to an online evaluation by June 4, 2021. Once he/she has completed the online evaluation (Cf. criteria 9 and 23 of UEMS 2016.20), the participant will receive a link to download the certificate.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s 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.


The SCARS2021 Virtual Meeting, May 28-30, 2021, has been accredited by the German „Ärztekammer Niedersachsen“ with 18 credits („18 Fortbildungspunkte“). German physicians will receive the certificate after the meeting via email.