2019 EASO Best of ECO Istanbul, Turkey: 19-20 September 2019

Course Programme and Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognise that obesity is a chronic relapsing disease that has a multifactorial aetiology and multiple health consequences.
  • Be cognisant of the effectiveness of various weight loss interventions
  • Be familiar with a variety of tools and methods that can assist and enhance the implementation of weight management programmes

Download the scientific programme PDF.

To register, please contact [email protected]

EACCME® Accreditation

We are pleased to inform you that your application for EACCME® accreditation of

Best of ECO Forum, Istanbul, Turkey, 19/10/2019-20/10/2019 has been granted 7 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

Accreditation Statement

Accreditation by the EACCME® confers the right to place the following statement in all communication materials including the event website, the event programme and the certificate of attendance. The following statements must be used without revision:

“The Best of ECO Forum, Istanbul, Turkey, 19/10/2019-20/10/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 7 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.”

“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.

“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.

In order to help you issue individual certificates to each participants, please find below the breakdown of ECMEC®s per day:

19.10.2019 – 4.00
20.10.2019 – 3.00

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.

The 2019 Best of ECO conference is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Orexigen Therapeutics.