Online Course on Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

We are glad to announce that the online course on Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy will start on December 1, 2018. The Course is organized by the European PRM College with the scientific support of ESWT SISC of ESPRM, and has been accredited by EACCME with 24 European CME Credits (ECMECs)

Discounted fees apply for UEMS PRM Board registered trainees & Fellows. Please find here more information on course contents, fees and enrolment procedure.

Successful completion of the course will be awarded with a certificate of theoretical competency in ESWT.

An individual code for a free download of the electronic version of the Sonographic atlas for common musculoskeletal pathologies, edited by Levent Ozcakar (retail price € 85,00) will be sent to course participants after the completion of their enrolment.

Kindest regards,

Maria Gabriella Ceravolo - President of the UEMS PRM Board
Nikolaos Barotsis - Course manager and Incoming President of the UEMS PRM Board

UEMS PRM Section and Board General assembly Stockholm 2018

group stockholmUEMS PRM Section and Board(European Union of Medical Specialists Section of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine and European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes Section de Médecine Physique et de Réadaptation, Collège Européen de Médecine Physique et de Réadaptation) General Assembly was held Friday 7th – Saturday 8th September 2018 in Stockholm. The first day has been dedicated to working groups activities. Saturday morning the report of each working group has been discussed and voted. The colleagues from Russia announced that their government approved the Medical Specialty in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. In the end, part of the executive committee has been elected.

The Field of Competence of PRM Physicians - Part II

Following the edition of Part One of this e-book in 2014, we are happy today to introduce to all the colleagues of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine the new e-book named as Part Two. This e-book contains a part of the work done the last 4 years (2014-18) in the Professional Practice Committee of the Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Section of the European Union of Medicals Specialists (UEMS). A new methodological procedure was followed, with five Delphi rounds, for each evidenced based position paper, in a way that the recommendations in each paper reflect the consensus of the delegates of all the European countries, concerning the special field of competence to which the paper refers. This methodological procedure is presented in details in one of the papers included in this book.

Click here to download the pdf version of the book.

Click here for the flip version.

3rd Edition of WhiteBook on PRM published

The White Book (WB) of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) in Europe is produced by the 4 European PRM Bodies (European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine - EARM, European Society of PRM - ESPRM, European Union of Medical Specialists - PRM Section, European College of PRM-ECPRM served by the European Union of Medical Specialists-PRM Board) and constitutes the reference book for PRM physicians in Europe. It has now reached its third edition; the first was published in 1989 and the second in 2006/2007. The WB has multiple purposes, including providing a unifying framework for European countries, to inform decision-makers on European and national level, to offer educational material for PRM trainees and physicians and information about PRM to the medical community, other rehabilitation professionals and the public.

UEMS-PRM General Assembly 23th – 24th March 2018 Kyiv Ukraine

UEMS PRM Section and Board(European Union of Medical Specialists Section of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine and European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes Section de Médecine Physique et de Réadaptation, Collège Européen de Médecine Physique et de Réadaptation) General Assembly was held Friday 23th – Saturday 24th March 2018 in Clinical Sanatorium "Zhovten", Stolichnoe Shosse 27 km, Kyiv, Ukraine, with the participation of 54 delegates and experts from 29 countries.

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UEMS PRM Boardworkshop included Board certification reports (of the examination of 2017, certifications by equivalence, for Senior and Life Fellows, of trainers and training centres and accreditation of scientific events), activities of Question Data Bank group, ETR (European Training Requirements) for Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine submission to the UEMS Council for approval, report of CESMA, Continuing medical education through teaching programmes and educational resources (e.g. The Atlas of sonographic musculoskeletal pathologies and the e-book on PRM for medical students). The report for the ESWT online course that started in October 2018 and was completed in January 2018 was presented. A call for new courses was done. Resources in PRM were updated and are available at ebprm.eu, as well as Updates in PRM Topics. Celebration of the 25th Board examination anniversary with dedicated session are planned in Vilnius Congress, focused on the history and future of the European PRM Board examination. Editorial board for Cochrane Rehabilitation e-book was joined by three delegates. It was decided to support the European PRM Board School in Vilnius, as well asboth the 2018 editions of European School Marseille and EuroMediterranean Rehabilitation Summer School (in Syracuse). Some preliminary programmes of future schools were presented.

Approved the European Training Requirements in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine during the UEMS Council

small etr marocToday in Marrakesh (Morocco), during the UEMS Council general assembly, the Training Requirements in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine have been approved with 26 votes in favor and one abstention. This approval is a strong step forward the progress of PRM Specialty with the European agreement. Now the action is in charge to the single countries which are committed to implementing the requirements to improve the harmonization of PRM education across Europe and the other countries involved as associate and observers.