What Does the ACGME Single Accreditation System Mean for Medical School Preceptors?
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ACGME - Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
OPP - Osteopathic Principles and Philosophy
AOA - American Osteopathic Association
To provide an overview of the “nuts and bolts” on the transition to a single accreditation system and what it means to the undergraduate medical school preceptor.
This educational activity is presented in an online, narrated slide presentation format. The program can be completed at your convenience.
You will be able to download a CME certificate after successfully completing the post-test with a passing score (70%).
Original Release Date: June 27, 2016
Termination Date: June 27, 2018
Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) to present programs that qualify for AOA-CME Category 1 credit. Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) approve this educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 hour of AOA Category 1-B CME credit.
The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the Maine Medical Association’s Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
UNECOM designates this online CME activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.
Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the AOA Standards of Accreditation and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Essential Areas and Policies through the joint sponsorship of University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and Lincoln Memorial University–DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM). UNECOM is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME for this activity will automatically be submitted to the appropriate accrediting body.
A Certificate of Completion is provided after the completion of required activities for non-physicians and other health care professionals who want to self-claim Continuing Education (CE) credit.
Jeffrey LeBoeuf, MBA, CAE
Chief Graduate Medical Education/Rotations Officer
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LMU-DCOM Adjunct Faculty (preceptors) at rotation sites and other clinical teachers interested in learning more about the ACGME Single Accreditation System.
Upon completion of the educational activity, the participant will be able to:
- Understand the impact of the ACGME Single Accreditation System on board certification and licensure.
- Recognize the certification pathway(s) for allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians in the context of the ACGME Single Accreditation System.
- Identify board certification opportunities for physicians completing residency programs including Osteopathic Principles and Philosophy (OPP).
- Recognize potential opportunities in CME offerings as a result of the ACGME Single Accreditation System.
- 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
- 1.25 AOA CME Credit
- 1.25 Attendance