Everthing you need to know about the CME-CPD accreditation process at Pain in Europe XI.


European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)

The 11th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC , Valencia, Spain, 04/09/2019-07/09/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 26 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

American Medical Association (AMA)
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at: 

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits 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. For more information, visit:

Please find below the breakdown of ECMEC®s per day:

04.09.2019 – 7.00

05.09.2019 – 7.00

06.09.2019 – 7.00

07.09.2019 – 5.00

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.



An email will be sent to all delegates after the congress with a link to the online evaluation. The CME/CPD certificate will be available after completing the online evaluation and credit claiming procedure. The process takes about 5 minutes. We thank you for your feedback as it is an important part of CME/CPD accreditation and helps improve future educational offerings.

Before 11 October 2019:

1. Access the online system via the link in the email sent at the end of the event

2. Complete the anonymous online evaluation

3. Complete the credit claim form and submit

4. The CME/CPD certificate will be available for download; fill-in and retain for your personal records

There are no printed certificates. To receive your CME credits, you must have scanned your badge twice per day on each day of attendance. Badges can be scanned at various CME Scanning points throughout the venue.

Certification Scanning Times:

Morning sessions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12:00-15:00

Afternoon sessions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16:30-19:00




After attending the Pain in Europe XI Congress, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the latest developments in the field of acute, postoperative and chronic pain
  • Review interventional techniques such as nerve blocks and neuromodulation.
  • Describe barriers to adequate availability and accessibility of opioids.
  • Evaluate post-surgical pain management.
  • Describe research investigations on medical cannabis for cancer and chronic pain.
  • Discuss all aspects of conservative pain management such as medication, acupuncture, hypnosis and exercise
  • Assemble a valuable network of international colleagues.
  • Evaluate and debate new trends, techniques, therapies, and diagnostic procedures.
  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.

The scientific programme is available here.


Multi-disciplinary pain specialists; scientists, physicians, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals will be the target audience for Pain in Europe XI. The diverse, clinically focused offering allows participants to tailor curriculum to needs of international clinicians of all levels of experience.


In accordance with CME/CPD accreditation criteria and standards for commercial support to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor, those in control of the educational content must disclose potential or actual conflicts of interest. Disclosure information will be evaluated, and conflicts of interest will be resolved. Disclosure will be made available to participants prior to the activity. Participants will be asked on the evaluation to assess the objectivity and independence of the event.


This event will be supported, in part, by funding from industry. All support will be managed in strict accordance with CME/CPD accreditation criteria and standards for commercial support. Appropriate acknowledgement of all supporting organisations will be made in the programme guide, on the event website, and with signage during the event.

  • List of all industry supporters will be available online here.
  • Detailed programmes for all Industry Sessions will be available online here.

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