Criterion 36

The provider demonstrates improvement in the performance of learners.

ACCME Note

Rationale: Research has shown that accredited CME can be an effective tool for improving individuals’ and groups’ performance in practice. This criterion recognizes providers that can demonstrate the impact of their CME program on the performance of individual learners or groups.

Critical Elements:

  • Measures performance changes of learners AND
  • Demonstrates improvements in the performance of learners

The Standard:

  • Demonstrate that in at least 10% of activities the majority of learners’ performance improved.