Notes from the 2021 Virtual Alliance Annual Conference

We were still early in the pandemic when it became clear that the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) Annual Conference would not be able to be held in its typical in-person format. The conference is held every January, and there was simply no way enough people would be vaccinated to make it safe for a few thousand people to travel and gather in ballrooms and breakout rooms. The decision was made to not just go online, but to completely restructure how the confere...

ACEhp CPD Pulse Points December Edition: Looking Back to Look Forward

In April 2020, the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) began a weekly series of webinars called "CPD Pulse Points." In each session, Chitra Subramanian, current ACEhp president, has a conversation with a guest about a topic relevant to health care continuing professional development (CPD) today. Access is free for ACEhp members. Non-members can attend the live sessions for $5 or purchase a recording for $25. Each session is recorded and made available for learners...

New Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education

Back in July, I wrote a post on Speaking the Same Language as a guide to help you understand some of the lingo that is specific to the field of healthcare continuing professional development (CPD). As of last week, that guide is now out of date. Last week, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) released their new Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education to replace the old Standards for Commercial Support, and with these new standards...

ACEhp CPD Pulse Points November Edition: Members Reflect

In April, the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) began a weekly series of webinars called "CPD Pulse Points." In each session, Chitra Subramanian, current ACEhp president, has a conversation with a guest about a topic relevant to healthcare continuing professional development (CPD) today. Access is free for ACEhp members. Non-members can attend the live sessions for $5 or purchase a recording for $25. Each session is recorded and made available for learners who a...

ACCME Criteria Review: Criterion 2—Educational Needs

Whether you are an accredited provider such as i3 Health or you are an educational partner working with an accredited provider, it's still important to understand the criteria that underly CME activities. This is part of a periodic series of posts looking at what each criterion means in general and what it might mean for you. In the last post in this series, we started at the beginning with Criterion 1, so it's logical to now move on to Criterion 2 (C2), and that is exactly what we'll do. C2 sta...

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