David B. Vodušek (DBV): UEMS-Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes/European Union of Medical Specialists has already a long experience with accreditation of international CME in Europe. Please inform about the situation of CME in European countries. What are the differences between CME and CPD? Nathalie Paulus (NP): One of the aims of the UEMS has always been to try and harmonise CME/CPD in Europe. In this respect the UEMS regularly conducts surveys in order to explore the state of play of CME/CPD in Europe. The latest survey dates back to 2014.
The national Medical Specialist Associations in Europe are represented at the European level by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). To harmonise and improve the quality of Continuing Medical Education (CME) UEMS delegated the task of accreditation to UEMS… Continue Reading