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Everthing you need to know about the CME-CPD accreditation process at Pain in Europe XIII.


Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation

The 13th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC, Budapest, Hungary, 20/09/2023-22/09/2023 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 21 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). 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 Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s 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.

EACCME® credits
Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the event once he/she has completed the feedback form. Cf. criteria 9 and 23 of UEMS 2016.20.

Please find below the breakdown of ECMEC®s per day:
20.09.2023 – 7.00
21.09.2023 – 7.00
22.09.2023 – 7.00

The EACCME® awards ECMEC®s on the basis of 1 ECMEC® for one hour of CME with a maximum of 8 ECMEC®s per day. Cf. Chapter X of UEMS 2016.20.

How to receive your CME/CPD certificate

Your certificate will be delivered electronically after completing the educational evaluation procedure online via the link you will receive following the Pain in Europe XIII Congress. There will be no paper or physical certificate provided on-site. To receive the maximum number of credits for the hours spent at the Congress, you must have scanned your badge twice daily at the designated scanning points. If a delegate still needs to have their badge scanned, they will receive a certificate of attendance with no credits indicated.

Educational objectives

After attending this event, delegates should be able to:

  • Explain the latest developments in the field of personalised pain management  
  • Understand pain mechanisms pain characteristics and determine the diagnosis of pain conditions  
  • Describe research investigations on nociception and pain pharmacology  
  • Expand knowledge about new classification and definition of pain (nociplastic pain, ICD-11) 
  • Understand the latest guidelines and recommendations in the field of pain  
  • Discuss strategies and challenges of patient pain management, and pain treatment options  
  • Improve the presentation of research, clinical pain management skills, and communication with patients  
  • Assemble a valuable network of international colleagues 
  • Evaluate and debate new trends, techniques, therapies, and diagnostic procedures  
  • Expand knowledge of opioids, their misuse, and addiction 
  • Discuss controversies in pain science and pain management 
  • Understand evidence-based research techniques better 
  • Discriminate between high and low quality research in pain 
  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan 
Target audience

Multi-disciplinary pain specialists; scientists, physicians, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists and other health- care professionals are the target audience for Pain in Europe XIII. The diverse, clinically focused offering allows delegates to tailor curriculum to needs of international clinicians of all levels of experience.

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 will be evaluated, and conflicts of interest will be resolved. Disclosure will be made available to delegates prior to the activity. Delegates will be asked on the evaluation to assess the objectivity and independence of the event. Please find more information on conflict of interest here:

Scientific Committee 2023
Scientific Programme 2023
Abstract 2023


Industry Support Disclosure

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 mini-programme, on the event website, and with signage during the event. A list of all industry supporters is available in the Sponsors & Exhibitors section of the website.