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No. Criterion 23 rewards interprofessional continuing education (IPCE), where representatives from at least two professions— representative of the target audience for the activity—are included as planners and faculty.
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No. The accredited provider can define the role of faculty for their CME activities.
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No. The accredited provider can define the role of planners for their CME activities.
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Relevant financial relationships are financial relationships in any amount, which occurred in the twelve-month period preceding the time that an individual was asked to assume a role controlling content of...
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The provider can set its own goals and offer evidence for how achieving those goals has contributed to the improvement in health outcomes for the individuals and/or communities they serve.
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Yes. Providers can measure patient or community health improvement using a variety of approaches that can include self-reporting by patients and other community members.
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Patient or community health are the health characteristics or outcomes related to individuals or to groups of individuals within a geographic location, service area, or other grouping. Health and health...
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No, collaboration is not limited to a single institution. Collaboration can occur within, or in connection with, a healthcare institution such as a hospital or health system, but it can...
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Criterion 37 is an opportunity for ACCME to recognize and reward the contribution of a provider’s CME program to improving care processes and system performance. The provider can use quality...
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Healthcare quality improvement refers to improvements in clinical care processes or systems.
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Healthcare quality improvement refers to improvements in clinical care processes or systems. The provider would be expected to describe and provide data that demonstrates the healthcare quality improvement achieved with the...
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Yes. You would need to show that, through your CME activities, you are collaborating in the process of healthcare quality improvement and demonstrate that the activity/activities resulted in healthcare quality...
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No. The expectation of Criterion 36 is that the provider measures and demonstrates performance improvement for any learners (physicians or other learners) who participate in the accredited educational activities.
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No. Providers can meet the Critical Elements and Standard for Criterion 36 without measuring performance change in every learner.  
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Yes, provided that the simulation includes assessment of the learner’s or learners’ actions, behaviors, and skills.
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Yes. Providers can demonstrate that CME activities improve the performance of individuals or groups of learners—including teams—to meet the expectations of Criterion 36.
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For Criterion 36, the majority of learners whose performance has improved would be calculated based on those learners who respond to the follow-up survey. The provider should ensure there are...
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Yes. Providers can measure changes in the performance of individuals or groups of learners based on self-reports of changes in practice.
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In Criterion 36, change in performance refers to measured changes in a learner’s or learners' behavior (e.g., higher patient communication ratings, fewer coding errors, greater participation in team meetings, more...

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