News 03 Nov 2016
IRCT Symposium: CME accreditation secured

The IRCT is delighted to announce that its application to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME)® for CME accreditation of the IRCT Scientific Symposium has been successful.

IRCT Symposium: CME accreditation secured

The Symposium is designated by the EACME for a maximum of 17 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME have mutual recognition agreements with the American Medical Association and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

The IRCT would like to say a special thanks to all the event presenters, as well as the entire Scientific Committee, its Chairs and the Medical Director of the CME programme, Dr. Boris Dro┼ż?ek, for their support in the accreditation application.

With just over one month to go until the Symposium kicks off with the opening event on 4 December, time is running out to register. Secure your place today, and join 300 participants from across professions and fields. Keynote speakers at the event include Prof. Derrick Silove, Mexican torture survivors and human rights activists the Women of Atenco and Prof. Carlos Martin Beristain.

To read the accreditation statement in full, click here. For any questions please contact

“I think healthcare professionals have a unique ability and position in stopping and preventing torture around the world. They have a deep knowledge and understanding of the impact of torture. They know what it does to the mind and body as well as the total person and the family.” - Dr. Karen Hanscom

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