ACCME Accreditation Resources
- Accreditation Criteria
- Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education
- ACCME Policies
Accredited Activity Types
A live CME activity where the learner participates in person. A course is planned as an individual event.
Examples: annual meeting, conference, seminar.
Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS)
A course planned as a series with multiple, ongoing sessions, e.g., offered weekly, monthly, or quarterly; and is primarily planned by and presented to the accredited organization’s professional staff.
Examples: include grand rounds, tumor boards, and morbidity and mortality conferences.
An activity that endures over a specified time and does not have a specific time or location designated for participation; rather, the participant determines whether and when to complete the activity.
Examples: online interactive educational module, recorded presentation, podcast.
An activity that is planned and presented by an accredited provider and in which the learner reads one or more articles (or adapted formats for special needs) from a peer-reviewed, professional journal.
Example: BUMC Proceedings