The 3rd Latin America Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension 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), http://www.uems.net/.
The 3rd Latin America Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension is designated for a maximum of (or 'for
up to') 14 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the
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.
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.
Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME credit system is
based on 1 ECMEC per hour with a maximum of 3 ECMECs for half a day and 6 ECMECs for a full-day event.