The "ComtecMed" is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net
The "Reproductive Medicine and Beyond: 3rd International IVI Congress" is designated fora maximum of (or 'for up to') 12 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
EACCME credits are recognized by the American Medical Association towards the Physician's Recognition Award (PRA). To convert EACCME credit to AMA PRA category 1 credit, contact the AMA.
Serono Symposia International Foundation (http://www.seronosymposia.org) has applied to the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK for CME accreditation of the “3rd International IVI Congress” (Madrid, Spain - May 14-16, 2009). Following the application submitted by Serono Symposia International Foundation (www.seronosymposia.org), the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK, has accredited this congress with 13 (thirteen) credit hours (Reference number: 49357).
Serono Symposia International Foundation (www.seronosymposia.org) has submitted, in compliance with the procedures indicated by the Italian Ministry of Health, the main congress program of this event n. 13776 – 9014576 entitled “3rd International IV Congress” (Madrid, Spain - May 14-16, 2009) to the Italian National Commission for Continuing Medical Education.
The CME accreditation is valid for the main congress program only and does not cover the company-sponsored symposia.
ISO 9001 Certification:
Serono Symposia International Foundation has received the ISO 9001 Certification of Quality Management Systems. This Quality certification requires all participants to fill in a scientific questionnaire and to evaluate the overall quality of the event. Questionnaires will be distributed onsite during the congress.