What is CME/CE Joint Providership?

CME/CE Joint Providership is a collaborative arrangement where two or more organizations work together to develop and deliver continuing education activities, ensuring they meet accreditation and regulatory standards.

What steps are involved in establishing a CME/CE joint providership?

Steps may include identifying a suitable partner, negotiating terms in a joint providership agreement, developing educational content, seeking accreditation, and promoting the activities to the target audience.

Why should I choose joint providership?

Joint providership may be necessary to comply with regulatory requirements or accreditation standards, ensuring that educational activities meet specific quality and compliance criteria.

Who can enter into a Joint Providership Agreement?

Typically, accredited organizations, such as medical associations or educational institutions, can enter into joint providership agreements with other entities, including non-accredited organizations.

Can joint providers be located in different states or operate remotely?

Yes, joint providers can be in different states or even operate remotely, as long as they meet the necessary accreditation and regulatory requirements.

What is the role of each partner in a joint providership arrangement?

The roles and responsibilities of each partner are typically outlined in a joint providership agreement and may include content development, marketing, administration, and compliance oversight.

How does joint providership affect the accreditation of CME/CE activities?

Joint providership allows non-accredited organizations to offer accredited CE activities through collaboration with accredited providers, ensuring the activities meet accreditation standards.

Can joint providership be used for different types of CME/CE activities?

Yes, joint providership can be used for various CE activities, such as conferences, webinars, workshops, and online courses, depending on the agreement and educational goals.

What does an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ mean?

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ signifies that the physician has taken part in an educational undertaking and fulfilled all prerequisites for such an undertaking, which is projected to "contribute to the maintenance, growth, or augmentation of the knowledge, skills, and professional competence and affiliations that a physician employs to deliver services for patients, the general public, or the medical community," as delineated in the AMA's definition of CME.

Does an activity have to be certified for an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ before it takes place?

Yes. Educational activities must be certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ before physicians begin participating.

How is an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ determined for live activities?

One credit per hour (in 0.25 increments). This excludes scheduled breaks (for example, lunch, coffee).

Why should I offer CE credits for my activity for psychologists?

Licensed psychologists must earn continuing education (CE) credits to maintain licensure in the state where they practice. If you offer CE credits for your activity, you are providing them with not only knowledge, but the opportunity to earn the credits they need.

I am hosting an activity for psychologists. Can Medical Academy help me with CE credits for them?

Yes. Please contact us at support@medicalacademy.com, and we will be happy to help.