Notes From the 2022 Alliance Annual Conference

Despite Omicron and wildfires, the 2022 Alliance Annual Conference, held in Aurora, Colorado this year, went on as planned last week. Safety precautions included mandatory vaccination, masks (with KN95s available on-site) and social distancing. Round tables that would normally seat up to 10 had a mere four seats. The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) did everything in their power to keep the in-person attendees safe. The conference was hybrid, with selected sess...

ACCME Commendation Criteria Review: Optimizes Technical/Procedural Skills

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 underlie continuing medical education (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. The third set of ACCME commendation criteria are focused on skills and skills-based learning. "Enhances Skills" contains four criteria, all ...

ACCME Commendation Criteria Review: Optimizes Communication Skills

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 underlie continuing medical education (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. The third set of ACCME commendation criteria are focused on skills and skills-based learning. "Enhances Skills" contains four criteria, all ...

A Report on Changes to Reporting: New PARS

For several years, programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) have used the Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) to, well, report on their programs and activities. PARS has evolved over the years to include integration with a handful of medical specialty boards, beginning with the Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), and more recently with a handful of state licensing boards. But for the most part the fields have stayed the same and haven't al...

ACCME Commendation Criteria Review: Collaborates Effectively

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 underlie continuing medical education (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. The second set of ACCME commendation criteria are grouped around addressing public health priorities. We have reached the final criterion in...

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