Continuing Medical Education

Albert F. Painter Jr., Psy.D., Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs

Mission Statement

PURPOSE

To advance the ability of physicians and health care professionals to deliver the highest quality services to patients, their families and the community by participating in ACCME accredited educational activities.

CONTENT AREAS

The content of educational activities reflects core competencies defined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (patient care, medical knowledge, practice based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, systems-based practice), Institute of Medicine (patient-centered care, evidence based practice, quality improvement, interdisciplinary teams, informatics), and American Board of Medical Specialties (professional standing, commitment to lifelong learning, cognitive expertise, and performance in practice). The content of CME is that body of knowledge, and skills generally recognized and accepted by the profession as within the basic medical sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine, and the provision of health care to the public.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The target audience is the faculty of WSU BSOM and the physicians and health care providers of our community in Southwest Ohio and include multiple size groups from small (6-12) to large (50+) participants.

TYPES OF ACTIVITIES

Educational activities include lectures, case conferences, small group discussions, and self-study activities that are designed to engage learners in professional improvement. Activities encompass regularly occurring, episodic and one time only programs.

EXPECTED RESULTS

As a result of participating in sponsored educational activities, physicians and health care providers will make evidence-based clinical decisions, use up-to-date therapies, and improve health care outcomes to benefit patients, their families and the communities of Southwest Ohio. Our activities will develop a culture of lifelong learning and improve competence among our constituent physicians and health care providers.


Revised June 22, 2012