Department of Medical Education in Dubai Health Authority is authorized to grant CME/CPD accreditation.
Any changes in the program after granting accreditation need to be reported for re-accreditation, with the appropriate re-accreditation fee and form.
Attendance of at least 75% of the educational program is mandatory to receive the credit hours assigned.
For multi-session programs, where accreditation is based on session basis, this rule applies session by session.
Applications from Individual course deliverers will not be accepted unless submitted through a registered CME/CPD Provider with DHA accreditation office.
A maximum of one credit hour is assigned to every hour the speaker spends interacting with the participants.
Credit hours per session will be given as multiples of 0.5 hours.
Lectures that are longer than 1 hour in duration, can receive a maximum of 1 Credit hour.
A maximum of 6 credit hours per day may be granted (up to 8 credit hours per day may be granted in exceptional circumstances).
Educational activities of less than 30 minutes total duration are not accredited.
Speakers are granted double the number of credit hours allotted to their own particular presentation.
Generic names should be used rather than trade names in all presentations and written educational materials.
The accreditation form should be completed promptly and submitted along with the required documents.
CME/CPD Providers should ensure the conduction of educational activities by qualified and experienced speakers
Representative of DHA Accreditation has the right to randomly inspect/attend accredited CME/CPD activities without any prior notification, for the purposes of ensuring quality and compliance with the guidelines.
DHA Accreditation reserves the right to cancel/suspend privileges for current/future activities organized by any CME/CPD Provider involved in the planning of activities that do not comply with this Guideline’s guidelines.