ACCME

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ACCMEAccreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
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Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Al-Sheikhly also joined a panel of senior executives and CME staff for a discussion session entitled 'Actualizing Best Practice with ACCME's Menu of Criteria of Accreditation with Commendation'.
HME is an Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)-accredited provider of CME.
Physician Assistants Credit Designation: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)[TM] from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Further, in terms of future CME courses at their conferences, ACCME has informed these groups--and this is the key to understand what this is all about--the following:
ACCME accreditation assures the medical community and the public that continuing medical education programs provide physicians with relevant, effective, practice-based CME that supports health care quality improvement.
RESOLVED, That the WVSMA request our AMA to study the validity, reliability and application practicality of the proposed ACCME changes in its method for assessing compliance with criteria for "Accreditation with Commendation," with a report back to the AMA House of Delegates by I-2016.
Additionally, ABIM has developed a new partnership with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to accept more forms of continuing medical education (CME) for MOC credit.
The three major healthcare related continuing education accreditation bodies; the American Nurses Credentialing Commission (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) are working together on supporting the standards, terminology, forms, requirements and processes involved in providing continuing education to benefit both the practitioners and their clients.
In the United States, the main accreditation body for certified CME courses is the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education).
Over 20 individual course options were offered to the 135 attendees who earned US ACCME AMA PRA Category-1 credit.