Accreditation Requirements

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

No. All commercial support must be stipulated by a written agreement and must flow through the Provider and/or its educational partner. Only the Provider and/or its educational partner can make payments to...

Last Revised:
February 12, 2014

Yes, the accredited provider must report the full amount of commercial support received, even if the commercial support is distributed to other non-accredited joint providers.

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

It is expected that CME providers will enhance the impact of CME in their system, or micro system, when they are in collaborative or cooperative alliances with other stakeholders in quality.

Last Revised:
February 16, 2017

Financial relationships are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria for promotional speakers’ bureau, ownership interest (e.g.,...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

Informed learners are the final safeguards in assuring that a CME activity is independent from commercial influence. Regarding personal conflicts of interest, CME providers are to have in place mechanisms to identify and resolve...

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