CME Activity Overview

 

The 21 steps below outline the process of successfully planing & implementing an educational activity that is certified for CME credit through the UT College of Medicine Chattanooga. 

 

 

BEFORE YOUR CME ACTIVITY:

     Review the Content Requirements and Fees for CME services

     Choose administrators & planners for your activity

     Develop Learning Objectives for your CME activity

     Design the Educational Curriculum for your CME activity

     Plan the Agenda for your CME activity

 ♦  Have all Planners & Speakers complete a Commercial Independence form

         !  Notify the Office of CME if anyone checks Yes to both Yes/No questions on page 1

     Choose the Venue - get confirmation from the venue that the space is reserved

     Plan any Accommodations & Amenities for Learners - seating, handouts, food/beverages, etc

 ♦  Prepare the supporting documents required for your CME Credit Application & Activity Summary

 ♦ Submit your CME Credit Application & Activity Summary and documents to the Office of CME  

 

 

 

 !   Promote your CME activity - all marketing must include the Credit and Accreditation statements

     Coordinate the receipt of all Revenues (if applicable)

 ♦  Complete a letter of agreement for any Commercial Support received (if applicable)

     Prepare the Program Materials & Educational Materials for Distribution to Learners

 

 

DURING YOUR CME ACTIVITY:

 !   Distribute the Program Materials and Educational Materials to learners

 !   Ensure compliance with CME policies

 ♦  Evaluate your CME activity

     Have learners complete a Credit Declaration form (if 2 hours or more of CME)

 

 

AFTER YOUR CME ACTIVITY:

 ♦  Submit your CME Activity Closeout form and documents to the Office of CME

 

 

 

     Process the invoice and payment to the UTCOM for CME services

  

 

KEY:

Steps that are important for CME documentation

! Steps that are important for compliance with CME policies

 

 

Now that you have a feel for the steps required in order to certify an educational activity for CME credit, you can get started planning your educational activity by reading the CME Activity Planning Guide.

 

 

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