Criterion 24

Last Revised:
August 28, 2017
Published on:
Monday, August 28, 2017

Perspectives from patients, advocates, physicians, and educators about how to involve patients in continuing medical education (CME).

>>HICKS: There's a lot of fear about how to involve patients, or just about trying to do anything new or different. And it's better to just try it and do it not perfectly than not to try...
Published on:
Monday, August 14, 2017
 
CME is enhanced when it incorporates the interests of those who are served by the healthcare system. That’s why we included Criterion 24 in the Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with...
Last Revised:
August 14, 2017
Published on:
Monday, August 14, 2017

As members of the education team, patients, families, caregivers, and other members of the public can increase the relevance, meaning, and effectiveness of CME. We included...

Last Revised:
August 14, 2017
Published on:
Monday, August 14, 2017

We know that healthcare is increasingly practiced in teams — and that patients need to be recognized and respected as part of the team. But to build meaningful inclusion of patients, we need to focus not only on the care...

Published on:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The provider’s Medical Executive Committee conducts a strategic planning process and integrates accredited CME. The goal of the process is to improve the hospital’s approach to addressing healthcare...

Published on:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

This tutorial offers educational resources to help providers achieve compliance with Criteria 23-25 in the "Promotes Team-based Education" category of the...

Last Revised:
February 15, 2017
Published on:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Yes. Patients/families who serve as planners or faculty in CME would be in a position to control content and therefore the requirements for identifying and disclosing relevant financial relationships and...

Last Revised:
February 15, 2017
Published on:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

No. Criterion 24 requires that patients and/or public representatives are involved as planners and faculty of CME activities. The same people do not need to be involved as both planners and faculty.

Published on:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

In a CME activity titled “Surviving Cancer: What Comes Next?” the faculty consisted of an oncologist who led the surgical treatment, the patient and her adult daughter, and the patient’s primary care...

Last Revised:
February 15, 2017
Published on:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

No. The accredited provider can define the role of planners for their CME activities.

Last Revised:
February 15, 2017
Published on:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Overview of Criterion 24 from the ACCME Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation by Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, ACCME President and CEO.

>>McMAHON: Patients are at the heart of what we do. Ultimately they give us not only information about what matters to them, but they can provide relevance, meaning,...

Last Revised:
February 15, 2017
Published on:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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...

Published on:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Due to the rise in awareness about sports concussions in recent years, a medical specialty society began holding an annual conference dedicated to prevention and treatment. The planning committee included...

Last Revised:
February 15, 2017
Published on:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

No. The accredited provider can define the role of faculty for their CME activities.

Published on:
Thursday, September 29, 2016

This document contains a message from ACCME leadership, an overview of the...

Published on:
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Criterion 24 encourages the accredited provider to utilize patients, their families, and other members of the public as planners and faculty members in accredited CME. Providers have broad latitude in how they define the roles of...

Published on:
Friday, April 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce that the ACCME has adopted a Menu of New Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation —our mechanism for recognizing and celebrating organizations that excel as CME...

Patient/public representatives are engaged in the planning and delivery of CME.