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Continuing Medical Education

Enhancing interprofessional health care education and patient outcomes 

Vision

Enhance interprofessional healthcare education and patient outcomes through strategic and innovative collaborative education.


Mission

As the preeminent provider and accrediting body of comprehensive and innovative lifelong learning opportunities through educational activities for healthcare teams, it is our mission to advance healthcare outcomes by promoting innovation and excellence in knowledge, competence, performance, and research in the state of Indiana and beyond.


Expected Outcomes

Indiana University School of Medicine Division of Continuing Medical Education (CME) is committed to assessing the impact of its overall program on clinical competence and/or patient- and systems-level outcomes. It is expected that learners acquire new knowledge, skills, and attitudes that contribute to enhancing healthcare.

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Indiana University School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Under the Joint Accreditation (JA) guidelines, IU School of Medicine CME can award credit to physicians, nurses, and pharmacists through a single, unified application process and set of accreditation standards. IU School of Medicine CME can also provide verification of attendance to other members of the health care team, including dentists, dietitians, optometrists, physician assistants, psychologists, and social workers.

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Update for CME Activities

The Division of Continuing Medical Education is actively monitoring the COVID-19 global pandemic and understands the difficulties that learners are experiencing, both personally and professionally. Many CME activities have been postponed or canceled, while new learning opportunities related to COVID-19 have been created.

Find the latest COVID-19 CME updates

*Please note - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all CME events are strongly encouraged and preferred to be held virtually. If it is a necessity that an educational activity be held in person, the activity must go through an initial approval process:

This process is based on IU and CDC guidelines and recommendations for in-person gatherings. Those making requests should allow 10 days for review process and decision. For external clients, this process will be facilitated through CME through Kim Denny as part of the application process.

Live Activities

Courses, Conferences, and Webinars

Live activities include courses, conferences, and workshops that occur in-person or virtually. This also includes online webinars (less than 2 hours in duration) that occur on a specified date in real-time. CE credits are awarded to learners based on hours of participation.

Regularly Scheduled Series

Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS) activities are live CME activities that have multiple sessions offered weekly, monthly or quarterly over an extended period of time. Examples of this activity type include grand rounds, tumor boards, case conferences and journal clubs.

On-Demand Programs

Internet Enduring Materials

Internet Enduring Materials (IEM) activities are primarily designed as self-study activities. These online modules or recorded presentations may be accessed online at any time at the convenience of the learner.

Learning from Teaching

Learning from Teaching credit may be claimed by IU School of Medicine faculty physicians for learning in the process of teaching medical students or residents.