Congress Information

ADMISSION
Admission to the virtual scientific sessions is strictly reserved to registered congress members. To be fully complaint, ERA-EDTA does not extend access in any way to persons other than the registered virtual members.

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
The certificate of attendance will be available only after the congress.
More information in due course on this website
Only the days in which you have virtually participated will be printed in the certificate of attendance.

CEPD (Continuing Education and Professional Development) & Practical Courses – Participation and Certificate
The CEPD/Practical Courses are reserved to regularly registered virtual congress members. In order to participate in the CEPD/Practical Courses held on June 6, 2020, all participants must register online at https://www.era-edta.org/en/virtualcongress2020/registrations/
Certificate of attendance and UEMS CME credits will be available after the congress. More information in due course on this website.

LANGUAGE OF THE CONGRESS
The official language of the Congress is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

PRESS VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION
For accredited journalists only. For more information contact the ERA-EDTA Press Office at press@era-edta.org.

SOCIAL MEDIA
The official congress hashtag is #ERAEDTA20. Social Media Guidelines are available here.

UEMS CME CREDITS
An application will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of the 57th ERA-EDTA Virtual Congress and pre-congress CMEs. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).
Congress members receiving certificates for ECMEC credits must contact their National Accreditation Authority to have the credits recognised (or converted) in their country of practice.
EACCME credits are recognised by the American Medical Association (AMA) towards the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA). To convert EACCME credit to AMA PRA category 1 credit, you should contact the AMA directly. The total number of CME credits given to the ERA-EDTA Milan Congress will be posted on the website as soon as they are available.

The total number of CME credits given to the ERA-EDTA virtual Congress will be posted on the website as soon as they are available.

HOW TO RECEIVE UEMS CME CREDITS
ERA-EDTA will automatically track the virtual attendance of congress members during the virtual congress.
The UEMS certificate reflecting the actual attendance (based on your access) can ONLY be available after the congress. More information in due course on this website.
The UEMS CME Credit certificate shall NOT be sent by post.

ETHICAL MED TECH – CONFERENCE VETTING SYSTEM
The EMT21228-57th Congress of the European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association from 06/06/2019 to 09/06/2019 is compliant with the Medtech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice. www.ethicalmedtech.eu