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Category
Description
Cap (2-Yr PC)
Cap (1-Yr PC)
1C Overseas Events (e.g. scientific meetings, conferences, workshops, etc.) 50 25
All CME activities related to aesthetic practice 5 points per year save for registered specialists in dermatology and plastic surgery

Category 1C (Overseas Events)

Criteria/Duration Credit Points Awarded Submitted by
Participant: 1 to < 2 hours 1 CME point Medical Practitioner
Participant: 2 to 4 hours 2 CME points
Participant: 1 day 4 CME points
Participant: 1.5 day 6 CME points
Participant: 2 day 8 CME points
Participant: 2.5 day 10 CME points
Participant: 3 days or more
12 CME points
Speaker 2 CME points per topic

Category 1C activities are overseas scientific meetings, conferences, seminars, lectures and workshops.  Please refer to the List of Accredited CME Activities here.

A doctor should submit separate claims if he was both a speaker and a participant at these events. Documentary proof in support of all claims should be retained and submitted to the SMC.

To claim points for participation in regular overseas department teaching sessions, doctors who are working / studying overseas are required to submit a letter from their Head of Department to certify their attendance.

Note: Doctors' Cat 1C claims for attending overseas events organised solely by pharmaceutical companies will be rejected.

Last Updated :  02 Oct 2014 13:05