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

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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How to Adapt Learning Software to Your CME Activities

Managing CME activities might feel a lot like juggling, especially when you provide multiple types of CME. Not only do you have to deliver different activities in different formats; you might use different software to manage those activities. That is, you might think you have to use different types of software. Consider a publisher who…

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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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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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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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What to Expect After You Choose CE Software

You did it. You chose your new CE software. Months of vendor selection and sales meetings are over. The finish line is in sight! There’s just one more thing you’ve got to do. You might call it “getting set up” with the software. Your vendor just calls it “onboarding.” Setup should be simple, transparent, and…

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