Criterion 36

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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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The provider describes measuring performance of faculty through a combination of mid- and end-of-course surveys of medical students. The provider demonstrates that a majority of the instructors who...

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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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No. Providers can meet the Critical Elements and Standard for Criterion 36 without measuring performance change in every learner.

 

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Yes. If your goal was to get your learners to decrease or stop a practice, for example, prescribing a certain drug or ordering a test, and they do make those changes – then, that would meet the expectations...

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This tutorial offers educational resources to help providers attain compliance with Criteria 36-38 in the “Achieves Outcomes” category of the...

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February 14, 2017
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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 appropriate mechanisms in place to...

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The provider describes that it has participants complete a self-directed performance inventory before each course begins and then again 3-months after the course has taken place. The inventory is comprised of a web-based survey...

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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...

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Not necessarily. Strategies to meet the expectations of Criterion 37 do not necessarily include the demonstration of improved learner performance (Criterion 36). 

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Overview of Criterion 36 from the ACCME Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation by Dr. Graham McMahon.

>>McMAHON: As educators, we want to be effective. And how do we measure effectiveness? By measuring our outcomes and the performance changes of our learners. This criteria is designed to reward providers who...

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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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The provider describes using records from in-hospital resuscitations to determine baseline performance for critical care teams in using an appropriate resuscitation sequence, then revisits the data over time to assess changes in...

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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 appropriate...

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

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

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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...

The provider demonstrates improvement in the performance of learners.