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1 Welcome 2008 CME Coordinators Workshop SUNY Downstate Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education

2 CME Update Over 80 grand rounds activities New departments New types of activities to receive CME credit Updated mission statement Change in CME documentation

3 Presenters have nothing to disclose. Edeline Mitton Cassandra Greene

4 RSC Review Planning and supporting data were extremely poor Objectives - very general, had nothing to do with topics being presented. Grant Letter of Agreement / Acknowledgement – –Letter of agreement not executed with OCME knowledge – –Acknowledgement missing from flyer – –Missing Disclosure Flyer – –Regulatory statements absent – –Evidence of public disclosure to audience is missing

5 HOT TOPICS DocumentationPlanning Commercial Support Commercial Support

6 Objectives 1. At the end of this workshop, all participant should be able to complete the CME application; 2. Discuss and translate the types of documentation and planning necessary for CME activities; and 3. Recognize the role of commercial support and disclosures.

7 Documentation

8 Solution READ! - Review the Application Packet Ask for Assistance Streamline your application Fear Not! You too can effectively manage your department’s Serial Conferences

9 Documentation All the forms are designed for completion on your computer in Microsoft Word or PDF. CME application is available online Disclosure is available online

10 Documentation We are moving to a 2 year accreditation cycle! Simplifying the application Sample Application Improving the evaluation process

11 Planning When ask about planning When ask about planning –Typical answer We do not plan or have a committee It’s just me and the department chairperson What do you mean by planning?

12 Planning What is Planning? –the act or process of making a plan or plans; a formal program for specified benefits, needs Evaluation Competence Performance Disclosure Gap Scope of practice Knowledge Commercial support

13 Planning A planning session is required for a CME activity and is part of the needs assessment process and helps provide evidence of educational intent. The planning session also provides an opportunity to establish the linkage between needs, objectives, instructional design, and results/outcomes.

14 Planning Should include: date and time of meeting All in attendance recorded; collect signed disclosures for all planners Describe process by which needs data are used to determine the curriculum for the activity –How needs were gathered –Selection of topics, speakers and method of delivering the educational activity –Do you think this activity fit your learner’s scope of practice? –How will change be measured

15 CME Application

16 CME Process Involvement

17 ACCME Updated Criteria

18 Understanding CME

19 ACGME/ABMS General Competencies

20 CME Application Question 1 What is the physician target audience for the CME activity? What is the physician target audience for the CME activity? Sample Answer Identify the type of health professional the activity is targeting—i.e. house staff, family medicine physicians, ophthalmologist, nurses, neurologist, etc.

21 CME Application Question 2 What are the professional practice gaps/needs of the target audience that will be addressed? Sample Answer Describe the medical and/or educational reason for the activities.

22 Example 1 The need for this activity is a result of insufficient treatment plan for psychiatry patients.

23 Statement of Need/Gap The professional practice gap is the overall need for the educational activity that relates to the target audience and derived from the Needs Assessment Educational needs provide the reason for offering CME activities. They may imply a deficit in knowledge, skills, attitudes and/or behavior among prospective participants

24 CME Application Question 3 Is it a gap in physician knowledge, competence, or performance? Sample Answer Knowledge –Facts and information acquired by a person through experience or education. Competence –Having the ability to apply knowledge, skills, or judgment in practice if called upon to do so. Performance –What a physician actually does in practice.

25 Example 2 –The need for this activity is ineligible and insufficient treatment plan for psychiatry patients. –The planners identified a competence need. A strategy to write better treatment plans which also address the ACGME interpersonal and communication skills competency Need/Gap identified

26 CME Application Question 4 Based on the need/gap the activity is addressing, what is the activity designed to change? Sample answer –You can say to improve: Competence, Performance or Patient outcomes –To affirm knowledge or improve knowledge

27 Application Question 5 How were those needs/gaps identified by your department? –literature, survey, evaluation summary, national guidelines, chart audits, department discussions, Quality Improvement data, federal or state guidelines, or other

28 Needs Assessment Data FORWARD or ATTACH supporting documentation

29 Example 3 The need for this activity is ineligible and insufficient treatment plan for psychiatry patients. The need was derived from chart audits of patient seen within the last 2 years. Need/Gap identified

30 Application Question 6 Based on the desired results of the activity, list 3 to 5 overall learning objectives for this CME activity. – –Clear statement of anticipated results – –Focus primarily on what participants will do/learn as a result of attending the activity – –Best when measurable

31 Objectives The provider must communicate the purpose or objectives of the activity so the learner is informed before participating in the activity Objectives of the activity express learning outcomes in terms of physician performance or patient health (i.e. in behavioral terms), and are communicated clearly and consistently to the learner

32 Objectives All activities require objectives For open discussion-based activities (i.e. M&M, Case conference) objectives for the year are adequate For lecture-based activities (i.e. Grand Rounds) objectives for the year are required as part of the application and then a minimum of a single objective per lecture is also required

33 Sample Answer After attending this activity, participant will be able to: to improve skill of staff in writing better and clearer treatment plan; or In a simulation of ventricular fibrillation, participant will be able to demonstrate appropriate ACLS protocol until the mannequin shows a normal cardiac rhythm

34 Sample Global grand rounds objectives can be stated as: –Participant will be motivated to change practice to improve patient care –Participant will have new skills that can be put into practice –Participant will be better informed about current research on ( dept discipline) issues

35 Application Question 7 Question 7 What ACGME, ABMS or IOM related competency is associated with this activity? Medical knowledge Clinical Care Communication Skills Professionalism Systems-based practice Practice-based improvement

36 Application Question 8 The educational format (s) that best supports the objective of the activity is/are: The educational format (s) that best supports the objective of the activity is/are: listening to expert faculty listening to expert faculty Interacting with faculty using Q&A or open discussions Interacting with faculty using Q&A or open discussions Hands-on skills workshop Hands-on skills workshop small group discussion Simulation with real/or simulated patients Simulation with real/or simulated patients Reading materials such as journals with open discussions or Q&A Reading materials such as journals with open discussions or Q&A other other

37 Application Question 9 How do you plan to evaluate the activity Standard paper evaluation Standard paper evaluation Post-course follow-up Post-course follow-up Survey Survey Post-test Post-test Focus group Focus group Practice data Practice data

38 Question 10 Brochure/Flyers Intended audience Needs & purpose of activity Learning objectives Speaker/Planner disclosure Accreditation statement Credit designation statement Policy on speaker and provider disclosure OCME must review and approve all marketing material in advance of distribution

39 Question 11- Budget


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