EPA 2018, Nice - CME-CPD Information

CME-CPD Information


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  • Championing best practice in CME/CPD
  • Maintaining and improving standards
  • Mentoring and educating
  • Working in collaboration with critical stakeholders

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Educational Objectives 

After participating in this educational event, learners should be able to:

  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.
  • Review new evidences and treatment of ADHD in patients with SUDs.
  • Discuss brain mechanisms of resilience to mood and psychotic disorders.
  • Review the latest developments in diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorders.
  • Analyse the psychological perspective on mental health and mental disorder research in Europe.
  • Discuss the revision of the International Classification of Diseases ICD-11 Field Studies in Germany.
  • Enhance the discussion and exchange among European and international psychiatrists, and researchers as a means of further developing individual expertise.
  • Discuss the mortality gap in schizophrenia.


Target Audience 

EPA 2018 target audience includes expert clinical psychiatrists, researchers and leaders of stakeholder organizations in the field of mental health. Because of the diverse, clinically focused educational offering, participants are able to tailor the curriculum to meet the needs of international clinicians of all levels of experience. The international target audience includes international, regional and national psychiatrists and specialists from related disciplines including primary care doctors.


Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The 26th European Congress of Psychiatry (EPA 2018) 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 26th European Congress of Psychiatry (EPA 2018) is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 20 European external CME credits. 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 www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

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: www.royalcollege.ca.


Credit Breakdown

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.


DayMaximum Credits
Saturday, 3 March 20183
Sunday, 4 March 2018
Monday, 5 March 20186
Tuesday, 6 April 20185
Total Credits:20



To Receive Your CME/CPD Certificate 

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 April 3, 2018:

1. Access the online system via any of the following
- Visit the following link
- Please note that web browsers Mozilla Firefox 2.X or higher, or Google Chrome are recommended
- Visit the CME/CPD Accreditation page on the event website
- Follow the link in the email sent at the end of the event

2. Complete the online evaluation and obtain your CME certificate to download and/or print for your files


Kindly note that the EPA 2018 online evaluation will be active on the last day of the meeting. You will then be able to access it and claim your CME/CPD certificate.


Disclosure and Resolution of Personal Conflicts of Interest

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 is evaluated and conflicts of interest resolved. Disclosure is made to participants prior to the activity. Participants will be asked on the evaluation to assess the objectivity and independence of the event.

  • Disclosure information will be available here at least one week prior to the event.

For confirmed speakers and session titles, please click here 


This event is supported, in part, by funding from industry. All support is managed in strict accordance with CME/CPD accreditation criteria and standards for commercial support. Appropriate acknowledgement of all supporting organisations is made in the programme guide, on the event website, and with signage during the event.
  • View a list of all industry supporters here.
  • View detailed programmes for all Industry Sessions here.