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UNDERSTANDING THE TENETS OF CME A Tutorial for New AAGL Leadership and CME Planners January 2015

TOPICS IN THIS PRESENTATION Overview Top to the CME Regulators Line Overview to the Current ACCME Criteria for Accreditation on AAGL Leadership and Key CME Committees Impact

THE CME REGULATORS

THE CME REGULATORS The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME regulates accredited CME providers, such as the AAGL The American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Awar

THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN CME The US Department of Health and Human Services take a role in ensuring quality and safety in the practice of medicine The Affordable Care Act also has several enabling rul

CME A SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTABILITY Linked to Quality Safety Effective in Improving Practice CME Interventions Support Behavior Change Based on Valid Content Independent of Commercial Interests

CME IS AN INTENTIONAL PROCESS TO CHANGE PHYSICIAN BEHAVIOR

ACCME ACCREDITATION CRITERIA AND STANDARDS FOR COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

TOP LINE ACCME CRITERIA FOR ACCREDITATION C1Purpose and Mission Measurement and analysis of expected results is ACCME priority CME activities must be based on documented gaps in professional pract

TOP LINE CRITERIA FOR ACCREDITATION C5Format and Design The format of an activity must relate to the objectives and environment of the activity A rationale for the choice of format must be provide

TOP LINE CRITERIA FOR ACCREDITATION C8Management of Commercial Support Letters of Agreement for commercial support that conform to the standard language Executed between AAGL as the accredited pro

TOP LINE CRITERIA FOR ACCREDITATION C10Active Promotion of Improvements in Healthcare and NOT Proprietary Interests of a CI Use of generic names Fair balance Scientific objectivity No commerc

TOP LINE CRITERIA FOR ACCREDITATION C17Ancillary Tools to Enhance Change Downloadable or handouts Examples include reminders, algorithms, patient feedback or handouts, office checklists, etc. Mea

LEARNING OBJECTIVES TIED TO OUTCOMES Professional Practice Gaps SMART Learning Objectives Design Goal Competence, Performance or Patient Outcomes S SPECIFIC M MEASURABLE A ATTAINABLE R RELEV

TYPES OF OUTCOMES MEASUREMENTS

WRITING CASE VIGNETTES Two Part Process Narrative What Works Succinct What Doesnt InsufficientToo much Clarity Obscure

WRITING CASE VIGNETTES AS A MEASUREMENT OF COMPETENCE The Questions and Answers What doesnt work Questions that address knowledge What works Questions that address competence, performance Open end

RESOLUTION OF COI What Why Who is Resolution of COI and how does it relate to identification of COI do you have to resolve COI does it apply to When How must it be done is it done at AAGL

COLLECTION OF RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIP AND RESOLUTION OF COI All persons affecting content must disclose relevant financial relationships Planners must provide disclosure prior to commen

RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST How should COI be resolved

RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST Is resolution process any different for Faculty Does it make a difference if the relationship is with the commercial supporter What is meant by a relevant COI

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PLANNER AND FACULTY RESOLUTION OF COI Planners The work of planners is at the beginning of the activity they make choices of faculty and set the direction for the activity T

TYPES OF FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS THAT MUST BE REPORTED AND RESOLVED COI is present when the person affecting the content of CME has A financial relationship in any amount over the past 12 months Th

WHAT IS MEANT BY RELEVANT COI RELEVANT COI means that only those financial relationships relating to the commercial supporter of the activity at hand or the manufacturers of products discussed in th

IMPACT OF CME RULES AND REGULATIONS ON THE AAGL LEADERSHIP AND CME COMMITTEES

HOW DO DISCLOSURES AND COI RELATE TO PARTICIPATION ON COMMITTEES OF THE AAGL Because the AAGL leadership is comprised of leading experts in the field of MIG, almost all members that rise to leadersh

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