relevant financial relationships

Published on:
Monday, November 27, 2017

Prior to the planning of a CME activity, the provider obtains disclosure of relevant financial relationships for the members of its CME committee who will be involved in the selection of the topics,...

Last Revised:
February 23, 2017
Published on:
Thursday, February 23, 2017

ACCME created this flowchart to help accredited CME providers navigate the identification of relevant financial relationships and the resolution of conflicts of interests in CME activities (Criterion 7). Use...

Last Revised:
February 23, 2017
Published on:
Thursday, February 23, 2017

ACCME created this PowerPoint Slide Presentation as a teaching tool to accompany the ACCME Flowchart for Identifying and Resolving Personal Conflicts of Interest. The flowchart helps accredited CME providers...

Published on:
Thursday, February 23, 2017

ACCME requirements are designed to ensure that accredited continuing medical education (CME) provides a safe place for learning—independent of...

Published on:
Thursday, February 16, 2017

No. Standard 3 of the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure the Independence of CME Activities requires that all commercial support received by an accredited provider for a CME activity be controlled...

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...

Published on:
Monday, February 13, 2017

Relevant financial relationships are financial relationships in any amount, which occurred in the twelve-month period preceding the time that an individual was asked to assume a role controlling content of the CME activity, and...

Published on:
Thursday, February 25, 2016

Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, President and CEO, offers accredited CME providers strategies and reminders to help ensure compliance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure Independence in CME Activities...

Published on:
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The accredited provider uses employees of ACCME-defined commercial interests as members of a CME committee that determines topics and speakers for accredited CME...

Published on:
Monday, March 23, 2015
 
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Published on:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

For CME courses and conferences, disclosure information is announced on the day of the activity, prior to the start of the activity, because the materials used to promote these activities are distributed...

Published on:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The provider’s CME committee reviews disclosures and recommends strategies to resolve conflicts of interest. The committee documents its findings and then sends a letter to the faculty informing them of the...

Published on:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The provider’s final program for its Annual Meeting includes disclosure of relevant financial relationships for all faculty and members of the Program Planning Committee. For those who have no relevant...

Published on:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The provider has developed a database that tracks financial relationship information as well as areas of expertise. The provider collects disclosures of relevant financial relationships from all those in a...

Published on:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

A computer-based speaker registration system is used to identify potential conflicts of interest. Directors, review committee members, and staff also complete the same information in the registration system...

Published on:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

A standardized CME information page that includes all disclosures is provided to participants prior to the educational activity. Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS) are monitored on a regular basis for...

Published on:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The provider collects disclosure information from all individuals in control of content. Those who refuse to disclose this information are disqualified from participating. For any person who reports a...

Published on:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The provider ensures that everyone in a position to control content discloses relevant financial relationships prior to the activity, utilizing a mixture of online- and paper-based processes. These...

Published on:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

At the provider’s annual conference, name badges are issued together with the printed program. The program includes the disclosure of relevant financial relationships of all persons in control of CME content...

Published on:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The provider collects disclosure information from all persons in control of content, including planners, course directors, and faculty. The staff of the Office of CME reviews the information to identify any...

Published on:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Course directors, planners, and faculty disclose to the provider every 12 months to ensure information regarding relevant financial relationships is current. At times, institutional conflict of interest...

Last Revised:
August 22, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, August 22, 2013

Financial relationships are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria, ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options or other...

Last Revised:
August 22, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, August 22, 2013

SCS 2.1 says that providers “must be able to show that everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity has disclosed all relevant financial...

Last Revised:
October 26, 2011
Published on:
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The ACCME received a complaint about a live CME activity. One faculty member was listed as having nothing to disclose; however, the complainant claimed that the person did indeed have relevant financial relationships with a...

Resolving Conflicts of Interest

When obtaining disclosures from all those in a position to control the content of a CME activity, make sure that your...

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