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Global Earns ACCME Accreditation with Commendation


By John McCormick - July 30, 2020

Global Education Group is pleased to announce that we've just earned Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The ACCME decision places Global among a distinguished group of providers that demonstrate excellence across the accreditation criteria and qualify for a six-year accreditation term. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME for physicians through July 31, 2026.

In accordance with ACCME accreditation publishing guidelines, Global can state that it has been surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians. ACCME accreditation seeks to assure the medical community and the public that Global Education Group provides physicians with relevant, effective, practice-based continuing medical education that supports US health care quality improvement.

Global looks forward to collaborating with our partners and delivering high quality, impactful medical education activities for physicians. If you are interested in learning more about a joint providership partnership with Global, please contact Andrea Funk, VP Education or John McCormick, VP Education Strategy.

 
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Global earns Accreditation with Distinction with ANCC


By John McCormick - July 30, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Global Education Group has been awarded ANCC Accreditation with Distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) through November 30, 2024. Accreditation with Distinction is the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Accreditation Program. Organizations accredited with distinction have completed a review without deficiencies and full compliance with the ANCC criteria.

Global is proud to be among the distinguished group of providers and we look forward to continuing to offer high quality CNE programs for nurses. If you are interested in learning more about jointly provider CME programs for nurses with Global, please contact Andrea Funk, VP Education or John McCormick, VP Education Strategy

About the ANCC: The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association (ANA), provides individuals and organizations throughout the nursing profession with the resources they need to achieve practice excellence. ANCC's internationally renowned credentialing programs certify nurses in specialty practice areas; recognize healthcare organizations for promoting safe, positive work environments; and accredit providers and approvers of continuing nursing education. In addition, ANCC provides leading-edge information and education services and products to support its core credentialing programs.

 
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Technology Solutions: Possibilities for Your CME/CE Program

Solutions for CME/CE Programs Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

By John McCormick - March 20, 2020

We are pleased to share an update on potential technology solutions from our partner AOE Consulting.

As the CME/CE enterprise makes needed adjustments to meet the educational needs of healthcare professionals amid the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, AOE is making available resources that may prove useful as you navigate potential workflow adjustments, or work to transition live, face-to-face activities to an online format. The table below features several platforms for virtual classrooms and learning management systems.

 
Blackboard https://www.blackboard.com
CommPartners https://www.commpartners.com
demio https://demio.com
Edvance 360 https://edvance360.com/lms
GoToMeeting https://www.goto.com/meeting
Icohere https://www.icohere.com/virtual-conferences
rievent https://rievent.com/
seminarweb https://seminarweb.com
Wiz IQ https://www.wiziq.com
Zoom https://www.zoom.us

NOTE: The companies featured above are not a comprehensive list and you may have additional recommendations we would love to hear about. AOE is not specifically endorsing these companies, but the companies featured are some we have engaged with directly, encountered through professional conferences, and/or learned about through clients.

As a second resource, AOE has compiled multiple technology solutions in this downloadable Cost-effective Solutions That Promote Provider Unit Efficiencies ,that could support increased efficiency within your CME/CE program. This handout was provided as part of a recent presentation AOE staff delivered at the Alliance Annual Meeting in San Francisco, this past January. Technology solutions featured include a number of free or inexpensive solutions.

Finally, in the ACCME’s recent communication regarding the PARS annual reporting extension, updated FAQ's were made available regarding activity reporting, as the format of activities may change.

Please contact Global with any questions or concerns.
 
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Novel Coronavirus Education Resources

ACCME Resources

By John McCormick - March 20, 2020

The ACCME released a " Novel Coronavirus Education Resources" website for CME/CE providers. This page includes a list of accredited continuing education (CE) activities and additional resources that can help the CE provider and clinician community respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency. The ACCME encourages accredited providers to circulate this link to their CE learners and community. Please check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the latest updates. If you would like to share information about CE activities or other resources to post on this page, please email info@accme.org 
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Join Global at the Alliance 2020 Conference


By John McCormick - January 3, 2020

Global is pleased to annouce that we will be exhibiting at the Alliance 2020 Annual Conference, January 8-11 at the Mariott Marquis in San Francisco, CA. With 55 concurrent sessions, 3 keynotes, and 5 pre-conference workshops, the Annual conference is your source for engaging content tailored to the CPD profession.

If your organization will be attending the Alliance, we encourage you to stop by and see us at Booth #505 in the exhibit hall, to learn more about our best-in-class CME partnerships and programs.

To connect with Global before the conference, please contact John McCormick, Vice President, Education Strategy, jmccormick@globaleducationgroup.com, or Andrea Funk, Vice President, Education, afunk@globaleducationgroup.com.

We look forward to seeing everyone in San Francisco!
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