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Plan a CME Activity

UHS-PEP adheres to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Essentials and Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education (www.accme.org). The following policies and procedures can be accessed through the hyperlinks below. If you have questions regarding any of these policies or procedures, please contact UHS-PEP at 804-828-3640 or 800-413-2872, or at [E-mail] cmeinfo@vcu.edu.

All continuing medical education (CME) activities conducted by departments and divisions of the VCU School of Medicine must be reviewed by UHS-PEP. Listed below are the ACCME Essentials & Standards Reference Numbers and links to corresponding policies and procedures.


ACCME# GENERAL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
2.1 Policies and procedures for applying for designation of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ (Forms for Planners). In conjunction with the policies and procedures listed here, the forms and resources on the Forms for Planners link are your first steps in planning a CME activity.
UHS-PEP Commitment to Quality [PDF]
ACCME Policy on Content Validity [PDF]
2.1

Continuing Medical Education Organizer (Organizer)—all activities designated for credit will have a completed Organizer

3.3 Policy on Conflict of Interest (COI) [PDF]
SCS 6.1
6.2
Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form [Word]
SCS 6.1
6.2
Policy on COI Disclosure for Planners and Planning Committee Members [PDF]
SCS 6.1
6.2
6.5
Procedures for Disclosing and Resolving COI [PDF]
2.1–2.5
3.3
Sample Faculty Confirmation Letter [Word]
2.3
2.4
3.3
Moderator Guidelines [PDF]
SCS 6.5 Conflict of Interest Disclosure Announcements [Word]
SCS

Commercial Support of CME—UHS-PEP adheres to the Standards for Commercial Support of CME of the ACCME (www.accme.org)

SCS
3.4–3.6

ACCME Standards for Commercial Support [PDF]
ACCME FAQs on Commercial Support of CME [PDF]
Agreement for Commercial Support of CME (ACS) [Word]

ACCME# POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR REGULARLY SCHEDULED SERIES
2.1–2.4 Sample Letter of Agreement for RSSs [Word]
SCS
1–6
Managing Commercial Support of CME for RSSs [PDF]
2.2 Needs Assessment Procedures
2.5 Evaluation Policy for RSSs [PDF]
ACCME# POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR ENDURING MATERIALS
2.5 Evaluation Procedures for Enduring Materials [PDF]
UHS-PEP Web Privacy Statement
ACCME# FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
3.2 UHS-PEP Policy Concerning Faculty Honoraria and Reimbursement of Expenses [PDF]
3.2 University Financial and Administrative Policies and Procedures
Commonwealth of Virginia Financial and Administrative Policies and Procedures