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Editor’s note: Jeremy Lundberg, MSSW, chief executive officer of EthosCE Learning Management System and DLC Solutions, has some really smart friends. So, he thought, why not ask them if they’d be willing to share some of their expertise? He did, and the result is a series of webinars that provide practical advice on continuing medical education topics.
In addition to the webinar summarized here, there are two more webinars currently available on demand: “New Data on Clinician Learning: What Does It Mean for Your CME Programs?” and “Driving CME Process Innovation Using Lean Six Sigma Methodologies.” The next webinar, scheduled for live viewing in February, will be on overcoming organizational obstacles to e-learning. Lundberg plans to offer one per month throughout 2014.
5. Use multiple types of assessment questions.
- Use agreement scale questions, confidence questions, case questions—mix it up so you’re not putting all your eggs in one basket.
A specific outcomes plan helps project managers and CME coordinators implement what you have in mind, said Dietze. Ambiguous plans create misunderstanding, and overly ambitious plans may cause you to “over-promise” and “under- deliver.”
“Having a clear plan helps you make sure you have the internal and external resources lined up to do what you’re promising,” Dietze said.