planners

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

The ACCME gives the provider broad latitude to design activities that optimally meet learners’ needs while engaging health professions students as planners and faculty for CME activities.

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

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:
Saturday, October 22, 2011

In both its live activities and enduring materials, the provider did not consistently disclose to learners the presence or absence of relevant financial relationships of all who control CME content, for example, planners. The...

Published on:
Saturday, October 22, 2011

Both in the self-study report and the activity files reviewed, the evidence demonstrates that all persons in control of content, including planners and staff, for example, do not consistently disclose the presence or absence of...

The provider must have written policies and procedures governing honoraria and reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses for planners, teachers and authors.

What Do I Need to Understand about Conflicts of Interest?
 

An important step in establishing the validity or the credibility of accredited continuing medical education is to ensure that all persons with conflicts of interest know they have a conflict of interest, that the accredited...

No other payment shall be given to the director of the activity, planning committee members, teachers or authors, joint provider, or any others involved with the supported activity.

Understanding the Role of CME Planners
 

After evaluating over 300 accredited providers, using the 2006 Accreditation Criteria, we find that about 50% of providers are out of compliance with one of the Criteria one through fifteen, requiring a Progress Report. The...