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 www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.
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.
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
- 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);