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

Providing Podcast CME is Easier Than Ever

If you offer podcast CME or are considering offering it, you’ve got a lot to consider. For starters, there’s the question of hosting the files. Where will they live? And how will learners access them? Another issue is how to merge the audio files with actual CME activities so that you can truly offer the…

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Use This Learner Data to Improve CME Activities

Providing the best learner experience is all about offering CME that learners find relevant, engaging, and valuable. In other words, you want to show them something new - something that they can actually apply in real-world working environments. But that’s easier said than done, right? For one thing, there can be a lot of inertia…

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Here’s How to Increase Virtual CME Participation

For CME or CE providers who used to host live meetings, how engaging are virtual activities by comparison? It’s a question many are asking a year after the coronavirus pandemic forced providers to virtualize their CME/CE offerings. In a CE Outcomes survey from last year, the data on virtual meeting participation wasn’t very encouraging: “[...]…

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What Learners Really Think About Your Journal CME

If you award CME credit to learners completing journal activities, give yourself a pat on the back. You’ve figured out how to meld online learning with incentivized exposure to research-based insights. You’re making clinicians better at what they do, and that benefits all of us! So, what do your learners think of your journal-based CME…

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After COVID-19, CME Learners Will Still Want These Things

The coronavirus pandemic has completely upended the online learning paradigm. Before 2020, online CME was still the proverbial new kid on the block. More providers were starting to deliver enduring and webinar activities, but in-person meetings and conferences remained a major force in the CME world. Today, all of that has changed. If your learners…

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One Big Thing CME Learners Can’t Stand

Isn’t it annoying when you can’t find an important form? Maybe you need the form for your taxes or your doctor. Or perhaps it’s something your employer requested. Whatever the case, it’s not much fun to sift through file cabinets for hours or enlist resentful family members on behalf of the cause. It’s all so……

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Will COVID-19 Change CME Forever?

We all know that COVID-19 changed CME in 2020. Live meetings were canceled. Providers started broadcasting virtual sessions. Enduring activities and webinars became a preferred activity type for many learners. But will those changes continue beyond the COVID-19 era? Will the crisis have other long-lasting impacts on CME, even after the situation improves and live…

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Finish Your JA-PARS Reports in Just Five Minutes

If your learners request credits for CME, CPE, CE, and/or CNE, there’s a good chance you’re a jointly accredited continuing education provider. Interprofessional continuing education (ICPE) is valuable because it promotes collaboration among health professionals in an effort to achieve better health outcomes. But when it comes to administration, joint accreditation is pretty much the…

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What’s Behind Rievent’s 99% Client Retention Rate?

Since we first released Rievent in 2000, 99% of the clients who selected Rievent as their CME management system are still using it. That’s 20 years with nearly zero clients who have switched to another platform. In the B2B software world, that kind of customer retention is a real rarity. We’re humbled that so many…

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