Achieves Outcomes

This tutorial offers educational resources to help providers attain compliance with the criteria in the “Achieves Outcomes” category of the Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation.

The commendation criteria in the "Achieves Outcomes" category reward accredited providers that demonstrate the impact of their CME programs on learners' performance, healthcare quality improvement, and/or the health of patients, families, and communities.

Please note: The compliance examples describe approaches that would meet the expectations of the criteria; however, they may not include evidence of compliance with the measurement standards for each criterion.

Improves Performance: The provider demonstrates improvement in the performance of learners.

Improves Healthcare Quality: The provider demonstrates healthcare quality improvement.

Improves Patient/Community Health: The provider demonstrates the impact of the CME program on patients or their communities.