For some courses, this may involve achieving specific credits or certificates. Those credits are only awarded if the CME vendor is recognized by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.
The ACCME accredits continuing medical education providers after ensuring that a specific set of standards has been followed. Any ACCME accredited continuing medical education activities must align with the following requirements:
Accreditation Criteria is designed to promote leadership, collaboration, and systemic change in physicians. CME providers offering quality initiatives may even be rewarded with Accreditation with Commendation should these initiatives address, eliminate, or otherwise overcome obstacles to physician change.
In addition to looking for a CME provider that is ACCME-accredited, it may be helpful to look for a provider that offers the following:
These tools directly support continuing education goals and can result in improved measurable outcomes.
At EthosCE, we offer learning management systems that streamline CME tools by combining the aforementioned features into a single, comprehensive learning platform. To find out more about our LMS or to request a product demo, please contact us at 267.234.7401.