Number of credits per type of activity 

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Category 1 - EAU Activities

  • Live Educational Event.

Hours of attendance = number of credits. Maximum 3 for a half-day, and 6 for a full-day event.

  • Online Course confirmed by a test.

1 per hour.

Category 2 - National and International Activities

  • Congress, Seminar, Symposium, Course.
  • Workshop, or other scientific meeting run independently or included in national or international Congress.
  • Company sponsored Symposium (Company organised Symposium is excluded).

Hours of attendance = number of credits. Maximum 3 for a half-day,
and 6 for a full-day event.

  • Fellowship programme in an EBU Certified Centre.

1 per week. Maximum 50.

  • Study visit.
  • Training periods in national or foreign hospital. 

1 per day. Maximum 50 in 5 years.

Individual study

  • Reading urological journals confirmed by a test (80% of the MCQs must be answered correctly).


1 per article.

 

  • Online course confirmed by a test.

1 per hour.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Category 3

  • Teaching activity: Undergraduate, post-graduate, post-specialisation, etc.  
  • ESU Course faculty member.

1 per activity.

  • Development of clinical and/or technical skills.
  • Clinical and therapeutic acts of relevance.

1-10 per year.

  • Sub-specialisation, or building-up of a special competence.

25.

  • EBU In-Service Assessment & Written Examination.
  • FEBU Diploma.
  • Master's Degree.
  • Doctoral Degree.
  • Professor Degree.
  • Fellowship programme in non-EBU Certified Centre.
  • European Urology Scholarship Programme (EUSP)
    in an EBU-EAU Certified Host Centre.
  • Hospital Competition.


2.
50.
25.
50.
50.
1 per week. Maximum 25.
1 per week. Maximum 50.

50.

Category 4

  • Paper, Poster or other type of presentation.

5 per activity.

  • Participation in Debate, Lecture, Speech or Interview.

5.

  • Chairman of scientific session, committee.

5.

  • Scientific publication.

5 per publication.
Every author receives credits.

  • Member of Editorial Board.

10.

  • Reviewer magazine.

2 per article.

Category 5

  • Research Project. 

Participation: 5.
Publication results: 5.

  • Organising Symposium, Seminar, Course, etc.

5 per event.

  • Participation in Council, Committee, Study Group of a scientific, professional or medical/administrative nature.

2 per participation.

  • Cultural activities in the Humanities, Social Sciences or Non-Medical Scientific Areas

Number to be decided on a case-by-case basis.
Maximum 10 per year.

During a period of 5 years it is recommended to collect a minimum of 300 credits with the following distribution.

Categories 1 and 2.

250 credits.

Categories 3, 4  and 5.

50 credits.

Important notes:
- Credits from categories 1 and 2 are attributed as CME activities.
- Credits from categories 3, 4 and 5 are attributed as CPD activities.
- Credits from CME activities cannot be added to credits from CPD activities to make up for the required total. 
- Documental proof (in English) is required.