problem in practice

Last Revised:
December 18, 2014
Published on:
Thursday, June 4, 2009

How do we identify the professional practice gaps of “our own learners” and how does that relate to their "scope of practice?"

Criterion 2 asks the accredited provider to identify the professional practice gaps of their own learners. And it’s important to recognize that this moves us beyond handing surveys to our learners and saying...

The provider incorporates into CME activities the educational needs (knowledge, competence, or performance) that underlie the professional practice gaps of their own learners.

How do I adapt traditional needs assessment approaches to the ACCME Accreditation Criteria expectations?
 

It’s also important to understand how to use our traditional tools for needs assessment using these 2006 Updated Criteria. For many, many years we’ve stopped Docs in the hallway and said: What do you want Grand Rounds to be on? We’...

Since its founding in 1981, the ACCME has focused on setting and maintaining accreditation requirements that are relevant to physicians’ lifelong learning needs and responsive to changes in the...

Examples of Professional Practice Gaps

 

Let’s talk about professional practice gaps. Let’s talk about Criterion 2: that providers must identify or understand the needs that underlie professional practice gaps.

Professional practice gaps are the description of a...

What is the professional practice gap for education on a new medical device, or for morbidity/mortality conference and tumor boards?

Inside the problem, inside the challenge, is your answer. In the professional practice gap for educational devices that no one knows how to use, is that no one knows how to use them. And that’s that everyone needs instruction on...