Tips and Tools

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

The ACCME is committed to ensuring that accredited providers have tools and resources to help them meet ACCME policies and standards. Educational opportunities include resources available through the ACCME...

Perspectives on Surveyors
In this video, Denny addresses the questions, "What have I learned as an ACCME Surveyor?" and "Who are ACCME Surveyors?" as well as offers advice for new ACCME...

What have I learned as an ACCME surveyor?

I’m the manager of accreditation development at the ACCME. I’ve been here for about ten years now. I’ve been surveying for about twenty years, probably have done 300...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

The ACCME delivers a "CME as a Bridge to Quality" Accreditation Workshop two to three times each year to provide training and support regarding the expectations of the ACCME Accreditation Criteria. To see...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

Yes. The ACCME publishes a library of Examples of Compliance and Noncompliance gathered during the course of the accreditation review process. Additionally, the Education section of the ACCME website...

Common Noncompliance Issues
 

Early in our transition to making accreditation decisions using the Updated Criteria we’ve seen some common themes and what providers are doing and how they’ve been operating that have produced non-compliance findings. Criteria 2...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

No. For guidance on the nature of documentation that the ACCME will expect to review at the time of reaccreditation, please see the ACCME's performance-in-practice review requirements and instructions and...

Does the planning process for a CME activity have to follow the ACCME’s Criteria in order or in any special sequence?
 

The ACCME Accreditation Criteria can be looked at as an algorithm for planning. But they don’t need to be rigid and seen as inflexible and sequential and over a certain period of time.

The traditional way to plan a...