FAQ

How is a regularly scheduled series defined?

Regularly scheduled series is a live activity planned as a series with multiple, ongoing sessions, e.g., offered weekly, monthly, or quarterly. A regularly scheduled series is primarily planned by and presented to the accredited organization’s professional staff and generally targets the same… More

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Should we offer a virtualized multi-day activity as a regularly scheduled series (RSS)?

Regularly scheduled series are most often used by hospitals and health systems for repeated educational sessions that are conducted by and for the staff. Depending on your organization’s provider type, you might consider this multi-day activity as an RSS or a webinar series (Internet live or… More

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How do I report MOC for regularly scheduled series (RSS) such as grand rounds or tumor board conferences?

Accredited providers should report multi-session regularly scheduled series (RSS) as a single activity in PARS, regardless of whether the entire series offers MOC or not. You should not enter individual sessions of the series as separate activity instances in PARS. When completing the fields for… More

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How do I report ABP MOC participant completion data for regularly scheduled series such as grand rounds or tumor board conferences?

Per ACCME data reporting instructions, accredited providers should report multi-session regularly scheduled series (RSS) (e.g., grand rounds, tumor boards, or morbidity and mortality conferences) as a single activity in the Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). If the entire RSS or a… More

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How do I report ABIM MOC participant completion data for regularly scheduled series such as grand rounds or tumor board conferences?

Per ACCME data reporting instructions, accredited providers should report multi-session regularly scheduled series (RSS) for example, grand rounds, tumor boards, and morbidity and mortality conferences as a single activity in the Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). If the entire RSS or… More

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Can an accredited provider use part of an activity, such as a session in a regularly scheduled series or a track at an annual meeting, as an example of demonstrating compliance with the commendation criteria?

Yes. Accredited providers can use individual sessions or tracks within larger activities to count as examples of compliance with the Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation. We expect the demonstration of compliance to meet the critical elements of the criterion/criteria. We have… More

Compliance Library Example

Criterion 2: #15288

The provider has developed a planning process, on an institutional basis, that asks planners to describe professional practice gaps and their underlying educational needs. In addition, the provider uses quality and safety data as the basis for its regularly scheduled series. The provider… More

Compliance Library Example

Criterion 7: #55978

A standard CME information page that includes all disclosures is provided to participants prior to the educational activity. Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS) are reviewed on a regular basis for compliance through site visits by CME office staff. For all RSS, a CME coordinator is assigned to… More

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How should activities that blend live and remote components be reported in PARS?

In activities that blend live and remote interaction, the activity type will also depend on how learners participate. For activities where in-person and remote learners participate in real-time, it is fine to report this as a single activity with a type of Course or Regularly Scheduled Series.… More

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What are the requirements for CME activities offering Lifelong Learning (Part II) credit?

  • The activity must be directly or jointly provided by a provider accredited by the ACCME.
  • The activity is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM in one of the following activity types: Course, Committee Learning, Enduring Material, Internet Activity (Enduring Material), Internet… More