Learning Opportunity Recap: Best Practices for the Small CME Program

Every year I go to the Annual Conference of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp). I go to sessions where I learn about some amazing things that other accredited programs are doing. I marvel at all they are able to do. And then they conclude with an offhand comment about the dozens of people they have working in their program. That explains it. They have staff. Lots and lots of staff. Everyone working in a small program with a handful of employees at most is lef...

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ACCME Commendation Criteria Review: Improves Patient/Community Health

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. We have reached the final criterion in this series on ACCME Commendation Criteria. "Improves Patient/Community Health" is in the grouping of...

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ACCME Commendation Criteria Review: Improves Healthcare Quality

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 final group of commendation criteria, Achieves Outcomes, is also the only group from which accredited providers who are trying to achiev...

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ACCME Commendation Criteria Review: Improves Performance

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. In this series, we have reached the final group of commendation criteria. CME programs are able to select any set of eight from the full men...

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ACCME Commendation Criteria Review: Demonstrates Creativity/Innovation

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 final commendation criterion under the heading "Demonstrates Educational Leadership" is Supports Demonstrates Creativity/Innovation (for...

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