Accreditation Requirements

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011
Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

The ACCME does not require accredited providers to measure patient outcomes -- neither in their CME Mission (Criterion 1), activity planning (Criterion 3), nor evaluation of CME...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

Yes. A provider can implement practices to designate different categories of commercial supporters for different amounts of commercial support.

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November 11, 2011

No. ACCME accreditation is awarded to the organization that sought the accreditation and was able to demonstrate compliance with ACCME's Accreditation Requirements. See "Informing ACCME of Personnel or...

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November 11, 2011

No. Previous activity evaluations may contain expressions of need that underlie professional practice gaps.

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

You must not carry on with the activity under these circumstances. The person cannot participate if they refuse to disclose because conflicts of interest can neither be identified nor resolved.

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

Yes. ACCME considers meals arranged by the Provider in conjunction with an activity to be an appropriate part of the expenses of a meeting and can be paid for out of the commercial support.

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