New presenters enter with many expectations and reservations about what to expect. As many have only worked in the non-CME accredited world, the rules around your CME requirements might seem foreign. Softening the blow of what’s expected can make your life and theirs much easier.
In this first of six (6) segments of this article, also posted in Foresight Chats, we will reveal the most glaring differences your faculty and content creators will face as they adjust to continuing medical education. These are critical requirements that you need to be aware of to ensure the planning, delivery and evaluation of your activity is a smashing success.
Difference 1: Include Only Topics and Content within the Definition of CME
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) defines what types of activity content are eligible for CME credit. Take a look at the ACCME definition of CME below and let it sink in. You cannot represent the interests of CME without it.