March 19 marks Certified Nurses Day, which honors and recognizes the essential work of certified nurses. "The process of setting a goal, reviewing, studying, and keeping current, as well as the validation certification provides, definitely made me a more confident nurse.
The American Board of Pathology (ABPath) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) are collaborating to facilitate the integration of accredited continuing medical education (CME) and Continuous Certification.
In an effort to further develop and expand quality measures for use in the Quality Payment Program (QPP), the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) intends to offer up to $30 million in grant funding over three years.
The objective of Medicare's new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is to improve the quality of care while reducing cost. A physician's costs will account for 10 percent of his or her total MIPS score in 2018.
A new position paper from the European Society of Cardiology discusses the future of continuing medical education (CME), noting that the wide-ranging biomedical innovation seen in recent years requires physicians to frequently update their knowledge base and skills.