EBAC and EAS
EBAC signed a cooperation agreement with
the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) in March
2007, for a 24 months pilot period.
Prof. A. Kesäniemi (FI) was officially appointed
as Representative of the EAS to the EBAC Board and will as
such, actively participate in all EBAC activities, online
accreditations, discussions and meetings.
"The European Atherosclerosis Society,
founded in 1964, is devoted to advancing knowledge of the
causes, natural history, treatment and prevention of
Atherosclerosis. Currently composed of about 400 senior
and junior researchers in basic as well as clinical science,
membership is open to scientists and physicians working in
Europe and in neighboring countries."
Atherosclerosis related educational programmes can be
submitted to EBAC for accreditation and will be evaluated
by specialists in the field according to EBAC standards.
Annual EAS Congress",
held in Helsinki, from June 10 until June 13, 2007,
has been accredited by EBAC for 17 hours of external
Each participant should claim only those
hours of credit that have actually been spent in the
educational activity. EBAC works according to the
quality standards of the European Accreditation Council
for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is
an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists
In order to apply for EBAC acceditation, it
is necessary to register as a CME provider. Once registered,
it will be possible to submit applications for accreditation.
Please refer to the Documents
Library Section of this website. You will find all
the guidelines regarding the accreditation procedure.
Please do not hesitate to contact the EBAC secretariat, should
you have any question or need any assistance with the application
procedure, via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or during normal office hours at +33 492 94 86 40