Accreditation for Continuing Education

To obtain points for continuous education in the countries mentioned below, participants are invited to request for “Confirmation of sessions’ attendance”.

It lists the sessions you attended during the congress based on the information from scanned badge when entering and leaving the session room. Please let your badge be scanned when entering and leaving the room. For this certificate only the sessions you attended count, not the business meetings or other non-educational events. Please note that the deadline for requesting this confirmation was 1 November 2015. After this deadline we are unable to provide it, thank you for understanding.

 

The list of ACPE accredited sessions together with their UAN number are accessible here.

 

The FIP 2015 Congress is accredited in the following countries:


Austria

The congress sessions are accredited in Austria, as agreed with the ÖAK (Österreichische Apothekerkammer – Federal Chamber of Pharmacists, number F20141005). The Austrian participants are advised to acquire a Statement of Continuing Education Credit and will receive 1 ACPE credit/45 minutes (max. 8 ACPE credits/day) according to the instructions published in the final congress programme booklet.

 

Germany

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The congress sessions have been accredited by the Federal Chamber of Pharmacists of Germany (Bundesapothekerkammer) and have been approved for pharmacists and pharmaceutical technicians. The event has been assigned the accreditation-no. BAK 2014/388, category 2: Congress. According to the CPE-guideline for Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Technicians of the Federal Chamber of Pharmacists the participants may be granted: 1 Credit Point/45 minutes of attendance to the congress-sessions, limited to 8 Points a day in the category 2: Congress (maximum 43 Points/Participant).

 

Macedonia (FYROM)

The 75th International Congress of FIP is recognised as a valid form of continuing education by the Pharmaceutical Chamber of Macedonia and has been accredited according to the Chamber’s legal act. Participants from Macedonia are advised to acquire a certificate of attendance.

 

 

Netherlands
The congress sessions are accredited by the Royal Dutch Association for the Advancement of Pharmacy (KNMP) for community pharmacists. They can list their participation in PE-online on the basis of the hours of attendance. The Registration Committee will honour these continuing education hours (max. 20 hours) on the basis of the certificate of attendance delivered by FIP. 

 

 

Norway


The International FIP Congress is recognised as a valid form of continuing education by the Norges Farmaceutiske Forening. Norwegian participants are advised to acquire a certificate of session attendance according to the instructions published in the final congress programme booklet.

 

Portugal

The FIP Congress programme has been approved by the Portuguese Pharmaceutical Society (Ordem dos Farmacêuticos) as a valid activity under the Continuous Professional Development credit system. The attendance of this event is awarded with a maximum of 2,65 CPD credit points. The participants under the Portuguese system of license revalidation are advised to acquire a certificate of attendance.

 

 

Serbia

 
The 75th International Congress of FIP is recognised as a valid form of continuing education by the Pharmaceutical Chamber of Serbia. Serbian participants are advised to acquire a Confirmation of Sessions Attendance according to the instructions published in the final Congress Programme. The following amount of credits will be awarded: up to 6 hours - 3 points; 6-12 hours - 6 points; more than 12 hours - 9 points.

 

 

Sweden

The International FIP Congress is recognised as a valid form of continuing education by the Swedish Pharmacists’ Association. Participants are entitled to a maximum of 10 FOKUS points.

 

 

Switzerland


 

The Swiss Participants are asked to send in their conformation of sessions’ attendance in order to get the FPH points accredited to their respective FPH account via mail fph@pharmaSuisse.org

The accredited congress sessions are recognised as valid continuing education FPH.

  • Participants sending in their Confirmation of Attendance of the FIP World Congress will obtain 100 FPH credits in total.
  • Participants, who would like to obtain more credits, i.e. for each session separately, are required to send in their Confirmation of Sessions’ Attendance. Swiss participants are advised to acquire a Statement of Continuing Education Credit according to the instructions that will be included in the Final Congress Programme. The Session’ Attendance will be accredited according to the following scheme:

        1 academic hour (45min) = 6.25 FPH points

 

 

United Kingdom


The content of the congress sessions is endorsed by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

 

 

United States


FIP is an ACPE-accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education. Participants wishing to be awarded with ACPE credits should submit their NABP e-profile identifier number and date of birth when registering for the FIP congress. After CPE units are processed by the ACPE and NABP, pharmacists will be able to login to a comprehensive electronic profile via the CPE monitor. The FIP ACPE provider identification number is 0579.

The list of ACPE accredited sessions together with their UAN number are accessible here.

Please note that only selected sessions are ACPE accredited; they are indicated by ACPE next to the session number. For ACPE credits no confirmation of session attendance is required.