Role of North Carolina Medical Society in Accrediting Programs for Continuing Medical Education

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Role of North Carolina Medical Society in Accrediting Programs for Continuing Medical Education

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports maintaining its status with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as an organization approved to accredit sponsors of intrastate continuing medical education programs in North Carolina; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports the “Essentials and Guidelines” of the ACCME as a statement of basic criteria to be met by organizations/institutions applying for accreditation through the North Carolina Medical Society; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports the use of the “Accreditation Manual for Continuing Medical Education Activities in North Carolina” to be used with the above cited in conjunction with the “Essentials and Guidelines” in the continuing medical education accreditation program of the Medical Education Committee, and that the Medical Education Committee be authorized to make modifications in these documents as necessary to the continued successful implementation of the accreditation program; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the Medical Education Committee be authorized to:

  1. Accept the report of a continuing medical education accreditation survey team.
  2. Determine whether an accreditation applicant fulfills the criteria for accreditation as a provider of CME.
  3. Transmit this decision, over the signature of the Designee of the NCMS, to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.
  4. Inform the applicant organization, over the same signature, of the action of the Medical Education Committee as approved by the Board of Directors on behalf of the North Carolina Medical Society.
  5. Provide those accredited with an appropriate certificate, signed by the President of the North Carolina Medical Society and the Chair of the Medical Education Committee, attesting to the applicant’s accreditation status.

(Resolution 12-1975, adopted 5/3/75)(revised, Report II-1988, Item 21, adopted 5/7/88)(revised, Report MM-1998, Item 41, adopted 11/15/98)
(revised, Report L1-2004, Item 20, adopted 11/14/2004) (revised, NCMS Policy Review 2015 Report, Item 1, adopted 10/24/2015)

 
 

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