The provider designs CME to optimize communication skills of learners.
Rationale: Communication skills are essential for professional practice. Communication skills include verbal, nonverbal, listening, and writing skills. Some examples are communications with patients, families, and teams; and presentation, leadership, teaching, and organizational skills. This criterion recognizes providers that help learners become more self-aware of their communication skills and offer CME to improve those skills.
- Provides CME to improve communication skills AND
- Includes an evaluation of observed (e.g., in person or video) communication skills AND
- Provides formative feedback to the learner about communication skills
- At review, submit evidence for this number of activities:*
- S: 2; M: 4; L: 6; XL: 8
- *Program Size by Activities per Term: S (small): <39; M (medium): 40 -100; L (large): 101-250; XL (extra large): >250