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- How to Achieve ACCME Accreditation with Commendation
- Criterion 16: The provider operates in a manner that integrates CME into the process for improving professional practice.
- Criterion 17: The provider utilizes non-education strategies to enhance change as an adjunct to its activities/educational interventions (e.g., reminders, patient feedback).
- Criterion 19: The provider implements educational strategies to remove, overcome, or address barriers to physician change.
- Criterion 20: The provider builds bridges with other stakeholders through collaboration and cooperation.
- Criterion 21: The provider participates within an institutional or system framework for quality improvement.
- Criterion 22: The provider is positioned to influence the scope and content of activities/educational interventions.
Criterion 21: The provider participates within an institutional or system framework for quality improvement.
➽ The ACCME encourages CME providers to position their programs as strategic assets to their institution’s and system’s quality-improvement efforts.
➽ Government agencies have approached the ACCME to discuss how CME can help drive quality efforts.
➽ The ACCME provides ongoing support for the American Board of Medical Specialties Maintenance of Certification® initiative.
➽ The ACCME is collaborating with the FDA to support the participation of accredited CME in the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy ( ) for long-acting and extended-release opioids.
➽ The ACCME collaborates with the nursing and pharmacy accreditors to offer Joint Accreditation for those organizations that provide education by the healthcare team for the healthcare team.