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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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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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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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Automate These 5 CME Administrative Tasks

How valuable are your working hours? If you’re like most CME administrators, it depends on how you spend them. For instance, an hour spent creating new CME activities is far more valuable than an hour spent wrangling data scattered among several spreadsheets. And the less time you spend on tedious administration, the more time you’ll…

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Here’s What 2019 Holds for Continuing Education Software

We’re now nineteen years into the 21st century, and a lot of exciting things are happening in the world of continuing education (CE) technology. Over the last several months, we’ve explored several of those developments, including: Increasing participation in continuing medical education (CME) activities among different types of clinicians How technology can help meet the…

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CME Outcomes Assessment is Easier Than You Think

Outcomes are a perennial topic of discussion among CME providers. As the ACCME continues to emphasize outcomes reporting, you may feel increasing pressure to measure outcomes consistently and accurately. That probably sounds challenging, and it can be. But when you’ve got the right CME technologies in place, it’s actually pretty simple. How to automate CME…

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