WHEN: March 13 & 14, 2013 (click for registration form)
WHERE: The California Endowment, Oakland, California
A workshop on the fundamentals of planning and evaluating a CME activity
The Califorornia does not have hotel accommodations. Please make reservations at a hotel convenient to your travel. There are many hotels nearby in Oakland and the surrounding communities with available rooms at different price points.
Enrollment in this workshop is limited in order to provide an environment where attendees can easily learn from faculty and peers. Organizations may benefit from sending a team of two or more individuals who are involved with their CME program. IMQ offers a discount for each additional participant from the same organization (see registration form for fee information).
CME Essentials is a workshop for physicians and non-physicians who are new to Continuing Medical Education (CME). If you are responsible for CME as the chair or member of the CME Committee, or as a coordinator or manager, this workshop will help you with planning and
By focusing on the principles of adult learning, this workshop takes you through the fundamentals of planning CME activities and evaluating the impact of your activities on improving competency, performance and/or patient outcomes. In addition, this workshop distinguishes between the planning and evaluation of individual activities and that of your overall CME program, beginning with establishing an effective CME mission statement. You also will gain insights into the CME accreditation requirements, including the management of commercial support and promotion, the documentation to demonstrate compliance, and the criteria to achieve accreditation with commendation.
Through a variety of learning methods, including lectures, Q&A, case examples and self-assessment, the workshop will help you build the fundamental knowledge and skills to:
• Comply with key CME requirements of CMA/IMQ, AMA, ACCME and avoid common problems that contribute to deficiencies
• Distinguish strategies for planning and evaluating the overall CME program and individual educational activities
• Establish components/steps toward a systematic planning and evaluation process for educational activities
• Assess data sources available to identify gaps and evaluate the effectiveness of your overall CME program
• Comply with the ACCME Standards for Commercial SupportSM
• Assess activities and processes in your organization that are relevant to achieving accreditation with commendation
• Integrate cultural and linguistic competency (CLC) into CME planning and evaluation of activities and overall program
8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 4:30 pm Workshop (Lunch included)
8: 30 am – 1:15 pm Workshop (Continental breakfast and Snack included)