knowledge

Published on:
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Educational Terms: Knowledge, Competence, Performance, and Patient Outcomes

Last Revised:
July 6, 2016
Published on:
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

An exploration of the key terms of the ACCME Criteria — knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes — in the context of adult education, with Steve Singer, PhD, ACCME Vice President for Education & Outreach. This...

ACCME’s requirements are intended to support your educational leadership; to help you create high-quality, effective continuing medical education, or CME. But, we can’t take re-sponsibility for these insights, however; this ‘...

Published on:
Saturday, October 22, 2011

In reviewing the extent to which its CME program achieved the 'expected results' stated in its mission statement, the provider recognized that it had been designing activities to change learner knowledge, but not competence,...

Last Revised:
November 15, 2011
Published on:
Friday, December 18, 2009

Accredited providers are required to understand the issues with knowledge or competence or performance that underlie a professional practice gap. Problems with knowledge, competence or performance that...

At the urging of several stakeholders of the ACCME's accreditation system, the ACCME asked the CME community: Should the ACCME add the word knowledge into Criteria 1, 3, and 11? This Call for Comment opened on January 22, 2010 and...