CME Accreditations

  • EACCME® European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

The Prevention of cancer in the gastrointestinal tract and the liver:
an evidence-based approach,
Rome – Venue: Ripa Roma Hotel, Italy, 25/02/2018-26/02/2018
has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 12 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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.

EACCME® credits
Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her
actual participation at the event once he/she has completed the feedback form. Cf. criteria 9 and 23
of UEMS 2016.20.

Breakdown of ECMEC®s per day:
25.02.2018 – 4,00
26.02.2018 – 8,00

The EACCME® awards ECMEC®s on the basis of 1 ECMEC® for one hour of CME with a maximum of 8 ECMEC®s per day. Cf. Chapter X of UEMS 2016.20.

  • The Italian CME accreditation (ECM)

ID number is 217897 – credits 12.9

Educational needs

  • Highlighting the role of gastroenterologists in participating the management of patients with digestive cancers.
  • Identifying all therapeutic tools that could be useful in the prevention of digestive cancers (e.g. drugs, endoscopy, diet, microbiota manipulation).
  • Highlighting the importance of an evidence-based approach in the prevention of digestive cancers.

Expected educational outcome
After the course, learners should be able to be:

  • familiar with all therapeutic approaches that are useful, according to current evidence, in the prevention of digestive cancers;
  • confident in managing patients with pre-neoplastic disorders of the liver and gastrointestinal tract.

Educational objectives (Italian CME)
Implementation of principles and procedures of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Evidence-Based Nursing (EBN) and Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) in everyday practice.

(Italian CME educational objective No. 1 – general and system objectives)

  • technical/professional educational objective
    Epidemiology –health promotion and disease prevention through the acquisition of technical professional notions (Italian CME educational objective No. 10);
  • process educational objective
    Clinical documentation. Diagnostic and rehabilitative clinical-care pathways, care and treatment profiles (Italian CME educational objective No. 3);