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The spirit/intent of C31 is for the provider to develop—with the learner—a learning plan with individualized feedback that will help the learner to address their own personal practice gaps—those areas...
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Each learner in an activity would be expected to have been observed and given feedback to meet the criterion. 
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Yes - the intent of this criterion is to have the content/format of the activity support the observation of, and feedback to, learners on their communication skills, so that each...
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No. Feedback can be provided in person or virtually, in writing or orally – and can be provided to the individual learner or to a group (for example during a...
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Individuals or groups of learners can self-report and/or self-assess their communication skills, but the accredited provider must also include external observation with feedback to the learner – for example with...
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No. Criterion 28 requires that the accredited provider work with outside organizations to more effectively address population health issues. Such internal collaborations, however, could support the provider’s compliance with other...
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Yes. Criterion 28 requires that the accredited provider work with outside organizations to more effectively address population health issues.
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No. For Criterion 28, the provider must demonstrate how collaborations augment its ability to address population health issues, but does not have to demonstrate these approaches with examples of CME...
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The ACCME does not require providers to use a particular definition of public or population health. As one suggestion, a 1988 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report offered a condensed definition...
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Yes. By teaching learners how to conduct community health education, you are teaching them a strategy they can use to achieve improvements in population health. 
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Yes. In the context of your organization and the learners you serve, patients who elect to have surgery could be the collective "population" referenced in Criterion 27.
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You do not need to teach learners how to conduct an analysis or synthesis of data. You do need to show that your activities include teaching about the collection and/or...
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Yes. The use of clinical registry data in your CME activities would be an example of compliance with Criterion 26, if the data in the registry are used to teach...
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No. The ACCME does not expect or require providers to use identifiable patient health or practice data. Providers should seek appropriate guidance from institutional policies and practices concerning the protection...
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No. Standard 3 of the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure the Independence of CME Activities requires that all commercial support received by an accredited provider for a...
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Patients are often important contributors to educational activities and we encourage providers to engage patients as planners and faculty. Providers should seek appropriate guidance from institutional policies and practices concerning...
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The ACCME gives the provider broad latitude to design activities that optimally meet learners’ needs while engaging health professions students as planners and faculty for CME activities.

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