Definition of CME

Guiding Principles in Defining CME and CME Content as set forth by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME-2020) and American Medical Association (AMA-2017 revision)

The Continuing Medical Education:

Continuing Medical Education (CME) consists of educational activities that serve to maintain, develop or increase the knowledge, skills and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession. The content of CME is that body of knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted by the profession as within the basic medical sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine, and the provision of health care to the public.

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