Blog Category: CMEO Articles

Medical Education: Creating Dynamic Learning Experiences

COVID-19 has impacted every facet of our lives and continuing medical education has been no exception.  Each year, tens of thousands of medical professionals typically attend a variety of educational conferences to advance their knowledge and translate what they learned …

Medical Education: Best Practices in Learner Outcomes

Chances are, you’ve participated in a CME activity at some point in your career. You took a course, learned something new, and used that knowledge to improve your skills.  The goal of every CME activity is to have a positive …

Q&A: Medical Cannabis Use in Clinical Practice

As cannabis and CBD continue to grow in popularity for use in medical treatments, many healthcare providers are unprepared to answer patients’ questions about its medical use, benefits, potential drug-drug interactions and how to address patient concerns.

We sat down …

Knowledge Is Power: Why Patient Education is So Important

Patients are important stakeholders in their treatment. Along with their healthcare providers and their communities, patients have significant impact on the success of their own medical outcomes. This is especially true of chronic illnesses like IBD, chronic pain, and addiction, …

The Importance of Graphic Design in Medical Education

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While graphic design may not be the first thing that comes to mind when choosing a continuing medical education (CME) provider, perhaps it should be. …

How to Meet Requirements for MIPS Reimbursement

The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) can be confusing for many, especially as new clinicians first become eligible to participate.  But meeting your MIPS requirements doesn’t have to be arduous and painful! Read on to learn how you can meet …

ACCME 2019 Meeting: What’s Next for CME

At the beginning of May, Whitney Faler, Director of Accreditation and Outcomes, joined accreditation colleagues at the ACCME 2019 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. The theme this year was Spring Forward and provided an excellent opportunity to discuss the challenges …

Heads Up! Let’s Dissect The Anatomy of a Great Meeting

During the last weekend in April, twenty-four Otology and Neurology Fellows from around the world gathered in Little Rock, Arkansas, for the 4th Annual UAMS Otology Fellows Congress.  CME Outfitters worked to secure funding to provide this course for FREE!  …

What’s Next? The Art of Teaching with Tech

You might not think Augmented Reality, 3D modeling or YouTube have much to do with CME, but think again.  CME Outfitters is constantly innovating and experimenting with new technology and online media platforms to make learning more convenient and effective …