The Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) CME Policies and Procedures Manual provides detailed information and guidance on Continuing Medicial Education activities in accordance with AOA guidelines. The information below lists the Table of Contents for the manual.

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Table of Contents

  • LMU-DCOM Office of CME Mission, Purpose, and CME Definition
  • The Benefit of Continuing Education (CE) to Patients and the Public

Guidelines, Policies and Procedures

  • General Guidelines for LMU-DCOM Office of CME Sponsored Activities
  • Office of CME Contact Information
  • Eight Principles of CME
  • AOA Quality Standards and Guidelines for CME Programs
  • AOA Seven Core Competencies
  • CME Program Planning Guidelines
         Procedures for Joint Sponsorship (non-accredited organizations)
         Needs Assessment
         Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy of Learning Objectives
         Faculty Disclosure, Conflict of Interest, and Commercial Support
         Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality for Internet CME
         Budget and Funding Arrangements
         Grievance Policy
         CME Activity Evaluations and Outcomes Measurement
         CME Certificates
  • CME Activity Descriptions
         Enduring Materials
         Regularly Scheduled Conferences (RSCs)
         Faculty Speaker Requirements
  • AOA CME Credit and Reporting for Osteopathic Physicians
  • Didactic CME Credit
  • Non-Osteopathic Precepting or Teaching Verification
  • CME Advisory Committee and Responsibilities



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