Continuing Education

A Continuing Education Certificate may be purchased for $25 USD. If you did not purchase a certificate during registration and would like to purchase one now, you may do so below.
2016 Continuing Education Certificate
ISPD offers continuing medical education to physicians and genetic counselors for the 2016 International Conference. You must purchase a Continuing Education Certificate to receive CE units. After purchasing, you will receive instructions via email on how to claim your credits.
Physician CEUs: The 'International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis (ISPD)' (or) '20th International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy' is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), The '20th International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 22 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 credit system is based on 1 ECMEC per hour with a maximum of 3 ECMECs for half a day and 6 ECMECs for a full-day event.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits 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.

For this event, the following Medical Training points are recognized by the Medical Association of Berlin (Ärztekammer Berlin):
  • 10 July 2016: 6 points (Punkte)
  • 11 July 2016: 6 points (Punkte)
  • 12 July 2016: 6 points (Punkte)
  • 13 July 2016: 3 points (Punkte)
*All German physicians who wish to claim Ärztekammer Berlin points must visit the Registration Desk each day of the conference to sign in on the official Ärztekammer Berlin sign-in sheets and to affix your electronic Fortbildung (EFN) number bar code label. We must return these sign-in sheets to Ärztekammer Berlin at the end of the conference, and they will not award you the appropriate Medical Training points if you have not signed in for each day of the conference you attended.
Genetic Counselor CEUs: The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis to offer up to 3.1 CEUs or 31 Category 1 contact hours for the event: International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.