ACCME Commendation Criteria Review: Utilizes Support Strategies

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. "Enhances Skills" is the third set of ACCME commendation criteria. In this post, we'll look at the fourth and final criterion in this group....

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Educational Resources Review: ACCME Academy

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) covers a broad scope. It accredits individual providers. It also approves State Medical Societies (SMS) to serve as accreditors themselves. This means there are CME providers that are accredited at the state level, by their SMS, and organizations that are accredited at the national level, directly by the ACCME. This means that there are accreditation surveyors working for the ACCME and there are accreditation surveyors working fo...

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ACCME Commendation Criteria Review: Creates Individualized Learning Plans

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 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) commendation criteria is focused on skills and skills-based ...

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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...

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ACCME Commendation Criteria Review: Engages Patients/Public

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 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. In the last post in this series, we started reviewing the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Menu of Criteri...

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