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Exploring the latest developments in continuing professional education and LMS technologies.

COVID-19 Sabotaged Your CME Live Meeting. What Now?

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted nearly everyone on earth and CME providers are no exception. What can you do if you have a CME live meeting planned for 2020? If it isn’t possible (or advisable) to host the event, how can you accommodate learners who hoped to earn credit from their attendance? More importantly, how…

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The One-Size-Fits-All LMS vs. the LMS for CME

If you’re researching learning management systems for continuing medical education (CME) or continuing education (CE), you may have encountered “do everything” learning software. These one-size-fits-all products might look like they can handle most CME/CE tasks. And in some respects, they can. But there’s a whole lot they can’t do, too. Any learning management system (LMS)…

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5 Ways to Improve Your CME Website

Learners need your CME website to work. More specifically, they need it to deliver the content they need, include all CME activity tasks, and be easy to navigate. But many CME websites fail to deliver on these basic requirements. Maybe they don’t have integrated CME activities. Or maybe they require the learner to juggle multiple…

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These Tools Simplify CE Joint Accreditation

Nearly all medical professionals participate in some kind of continuing education (CE). Doctors need CME; nurses need CNE; pharmacists need CPE, and so on. For jointly accredited organizations that provide multiple types of CE – continuing medical education and continuing pharmacy education, for example– it can be tedious to collect data and send reports to…

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3 Ways Positive CME Outcomes Benefit Hospitals

For physician learners, CME participation is a given. They’ve got to complete CME to satisfy a professional mandate. But physicians and their patients aren’t the only ones who benefit from CME. High quality CME activities – and, in particular, the high quality CME outcomes resulting from those activities – hold significant benefits for healthcare institutions.…

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The AMA is Streamlining CME Administration. You Can, Too.

Could your CME reporting stand to be simplified? The American Medical Association (AMA) sure thinks so. Last year, as part of its collaboration with the ACCME, the AMA decided to reduce the number of CME learning formats from 7 to just 3. The AMA also simplified the requirements for all three types in an effort…

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A New and Valuable Way to Use Rievent Connect

In the world of continuing education (CE) software, flexibility counts for a lot. When we launched Rievent Connect back in 2016, that’s exactly what we were trying to deliver: a flexible option for online activities that streamlined everything for CE learners and providers. Three years on, Rievent Connect is doing what we designed it to…

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MOC Can Help You Boost CME Participation. Here’s How.

If your learners have been asking about Maintenance of Certification (MOC), you’re not alone. According to Graham McMahon, ACCME President and CEO, many CME providers have started offering MOC-eligible activities for one simple reason: clinicians are demanding them. The problem, at least until recently, is that MOC is notoriously cumbersome for learners to obtain. And,…

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This Tool Makes ANCC NARS Reporting Easy

Meeting accreditation requirements is important, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a hassle. For providers of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), assembling annual reports for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) can be a time consuming, stressful endeavor – especially when that April 1st due date is rapidly approaching. But you know what? Creating and submitting…

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