What is EBAC accreditation/
Why apply for EBAC accreditation?
What is EBAC Accreditation?
EBAC accreditation is the assessment of a CME programme's
scientific quality by a board of experts.
A number of CME credits is allocated to each programme
and participating physicians can collect them by obtaining
an EBAC certificate.
EBAC reviews international CME activities in cardiology.
Accreditation is a service to the medical
community. By awarding the accreditation, EBAC certifies
the CME activity has a high quality scientific content,
is free of commercial bias and has the appropriate didactic
the CME Provider and its educational programme do fulfill
the EBAC quality requirements
EBAC accredits two types of educational programmes
: events and distance learning (CD ROMs, Internet courses,
Why apply for EBAC
There are several reasons
for applying for EBAC accreditation.
The accredited CME activity
distinguishes itself from other educational activities proposed
to the medical audience by the fact that its quality has been
confirmed by a Board of specialists widely recognized in the
field of cardiology.
Many European countries are already running CME systems for
physicians, some of which are obligatory. Doctors often prefer
to attend accredited meetings and then use the "earned
" CME credits while reporting to their accreditation