A Practical Application of CME/CPD Program Compliance
Karen Kaminskas, MS Ed, Certified Healthcare CPD Professional
With over 25 years of experience in the healthcare field, Karen has provided oversight and administrative support to medical education providers across the country, both large and small, state and national, in a broad scope of organizational types. Karen combines her strong knowledge of best practices in accredited CME program delivery processes, her passion for ‘raising the bar of CME/CPD programs, and her experience in CME and Education Development leadership and surveyor roles to support improved educational practices, program delivery, and compliance. She has been an active member and leader in the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions since 2008.
Foresight Learning’s “A Practical Application of CME/CPD Program Compliance” is an online enduring course that offers interactive, case-based knowledge, skill, and strategy-building exercises and lessons, helping you and your team improve your CME/CPD Program compliance.
Course modules begin with the important building blocks of CPD terminology and the historical and structural oversight of continuing medical education. Next, learners engage in interactive case-based learning and application regarding the major standards and guidelines for providing accredited activities for ACCME or other CPD credit systems.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
・Describe the value of accredited CME in the lifelong learning spectrum of the physician (and their healthcare team) in support of improved care, health, and wellness of patients.
・Identify the organizations that are affiliated with ACCME Accreditation.
・Define key foundational vocabulary terms commonly used in accredited CME.
・Recognize the importance and purpose of the ACCME Criteria 1 through 13.
・Determine which Criteria describe ‘program-level’ compliance versus ‘activity-level’ compliance.
・Utilize a branching case study, follow typical rapid activity planning in compliance with ACCME Criteria 1-13, and credit/designation statement.
Activity release date: 01/8/2020
Estimated Time to Complete: 4.0 Hours
Course Access period: 90 days from purchase
This activity is intended for CME/CPD professionals and support staff, and other administrative and healthcare professionals that help plan and deliver accredited activities.
Relevant Financial Disclosures:
The following faculty, planners, and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
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Instructions for Participation and Certificate of Completion:
Participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted above.
Follow these steps: To successfully earn a certificate of completion, participants must complete the activity online during the valid access period that is noted above and achieve a minimum score of 80% within two attempts on the post-test. Within 30 days of passing the post-test, you will be emailed a certificate of completion.
We request that you complete the Course Evaluation (provided via a link at the end of the course) to provide feedback for future activities.
ACCME is a registered trademark of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and is being fairly used herein to provide information about the accreditation process for CME providers. Foresight Learning is not affiliated with or endorsed by the ACCME.
Medical Academy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.