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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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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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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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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 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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How to Deliver a Learner-Driven CME Experience

Learners care about how they get their CME. Thanks to the proliferation of online CME activities, there are also more ways for them to obtain CME than ever before – and that’s a good thing. But with all good (and new) things come new challenges. As CME live meeting attendance declines and more professionals turn…

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7 Tech Tips for Online Continuing Medical Education

By now, many CME providers offer online activities in some form or another. In addition to live meetings, you might offer webinars. Or maybe enduring materials are a mainstay among your learners who obtain CME online – even as other learners prioritize your events. Whatever your situation, it’s never too late to improve your approach…

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The Best Way to Start Offering CME Online

If you’re set on offering CME online, you’ve made a good decision. With live meeting attendance on the decline and online education becoming ever more prevalent, there are more reasons than ever to deliver CME activities via the web. Getting started can be tricky, though. For starters, you’ve got to figure out the “how.” How…

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