ICMART Congress Accreditation Standard – ICMART-CAS
In the recent years an increasing number of Medical Acupuncture Congresses are being held around the world. The scientific level of these events varies so ICMART recognizes the need of a common accreditation system for Medical Acupuncture scientific events worldwide. In order to secure advanced scientific level, novice evidence based and integrative medicine quality ICMART sets the standards and provides an accreditation system for its members and their scientific events. Continuous learning is a necessity in medicine. But only quality, promotes knowledge. ICMART wishes to promote both.
On behalf of the Accreditation Chapter
Konstantina Theodoratou, Chairperson
Description of the Scientific Event
The event should be organized by a medical Acupuncture Association, member of ICMART and should at least include lectures, workshops and/or other educational sessions. The duration cannot be less than one day.
The contact person will apply for the accreditation and should be a doctor practicing acupuncture and registered both at the local medical association and the medical acupuncture association. He will be the person responsible for the contact with ICMART accreditation office and should provide his/hers name, title and contact details.
The Scientific and/or Organizing Committee
The contact must provide the name(s), title(s) and contact details of the Chair, and all other members of the Scientific and/or Organizing Committee.
The latest version of the program must be provided. It should include the names, the titles and the duration of lectures, workshops and sessions.
The contact person must confirm that it will comply with the national rules and standards regarding exhibition areas where companies will present their products.
The contact person should send to ICMART accreditation office the results of the completed forms within a month of the end of the event.
Required Application Forms
The contact person should fill out the following in English:
1. Congress Accreditation Form with attached application letter and recent program
2. Chairman Statement Form
3. Conflict Of Interest Form
The application forms should be sent three months before the event and will be reviewed by the ICMART Accreditation Office within 10 days.
The fee should be paid, in full, three months prior to the scheduled date on which the event is held.
The fee is EUR 150 per event day. For 3 or more event days the fee is fixed at 450 EUR.