Wellmont Health System’s continuing medical education department plans, develops, implements and evaluates all continuing medical education activities provided throughout the system.
Continuing medical education – or CME – helps medical staff members remain abreast of the latest knowledge and information and helps develop new skills, techniques and attitudes. This growth better equips medical professionals to prevent and cure disease in their areas of medicine. Wellmont offers continuing medical education for all medical staff members, resident physicians, community physicians and other health professionals.
Wellmont's CME department offers a wide range of activities. These allow for different learning styles and take into consideration the expected outcomes of each activity. Common CME resources include department-specific conferences, a distinguished grand rounds lecture series, specialty-specific symposiums and enduring materials in the form of printed and online publications.
Many CME series are scheduled and held regularly:
Other symposiums are held on an annual basis.
Wellmont utilizes the IOM/ABMS core competencies as a basis for the content areas of its CME activities. These include:
Using these core competencies as a platform, content is developed based on the identified needs of physicians. Content frequently includes but is not limited to:
Additionally, Wellmont’s CME department also responds to educational needs within the areas of:
Wellmont is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Wellmont designates AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ through the American Medical Association for its continuing medical education activities.
For answers to questions or to learn more about continuing medical education at Wellmont, please contact us.
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