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

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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What You Don’t Know About Your CME Software

Imagine if nobody had ever told you about smartphones. There you’d be, drifting about with a flip phone. Since you’d be unaware that everyone around you could access GPS, social media, and email at any time using a device they kept in their pockets, you’d continue using a desktop device – or maybe the Rand…

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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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CME Participation is Increasing Faster Than You Think

Whether you’re looking at the number of activities, hours of instruction, physician interactions, or some other metric, there’s no denying it. Participation in continuing medical education (CME) activities is on the rise. According to a new report by the ACCME, more CME activities are being completed by an increasingly diverse body of participants. The report…

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5 Software Issues That Frustrate CE Learners

Few of us use software for its own sake. We use software to complete tasks – to accomplish something quickly, easily, and with as few hindrances as possible. In the case of online continuing education (CE) software, your learners also use it to earn credit at a time and venue of our choosing. Convenience is…

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What Do Your Learners Really Expect from CME?

Improved patient outcomes, useful insights, credits needed to satisfy board requirements – these are just some of the things most learners expect from their CME. However, these expectations aren’t the end-all, be-all upshot of continuing medical education. Far from it. According to a recent JAMA article co-authored by ACCME President and CEO, Graham McMahon, and…

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These Are The Top 3 Challenges for LMS Users

If you’re a professional completing participating in continuing education (CE), there’s only one kind of challenge you should be willing to accept: a challenging assessment following the CE activity. When it comes to using an education provider’s learning management system, or LMS, the number of challenges should be zero. Zero challenging interfaces. Zero challenging instructions.…

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