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Office of Continuous Professional Development implementing new software system

Dec. 14, 2018—To expand capabilities for hosting and tracking continuing education credits in the health professions, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Office of Continuous Professional Development (OcPD) is implementing a new software system.

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Study seeks to improve emergency event management

Jul. 13, 2017—Anesthesiology has a long history of scrutinizing its practice and developing strategies for improvement.

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CME society honors Moore’s contributions

Jan. 5, 2017—Don Moore, Ph.D., director of the Division of Continuing Medical Education and Director of Evaluation and Education in the Office of Graduate Medical Education, will be inducted into the inaugural fellowship class of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) at its Annual Meeting in May.

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Fleming to help drive continuing medical education efforts

Oct. 27, 2016—Geoffrey Fleming, M.D., associate professor of Pediatrics, has been named vice president of Continuous Professional Development for VUMC.

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‘Bedside Matters’ series now available online

Jul. 14, 2016—Bedside Matters, a monthly rounds geared toward helping Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) employees deal with social and emotional issues in caring for patients and families, has launched a new website with online videos of the sessions, which nurses can now watch to get contact hours.

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New system helps physicians manage CME requirements

Oct. 2, 2014—The Division of Continuing Medical Education (CME), in collaboration with Education Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Health Informatics Technologies and Services, will soon begin rolling out a new online CME system that will track physician attendance and credits for grand rounds, case conferences, tumor boards and other regularly scheduled series (RSS) certified for CME credit.

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Vanderbilt’s Continuing Medical Education efforts lauded

Jun. 19, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Division of Continuing Medical Education (CME) has received an Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The designation is awarded to providers of continuing medical education that demonstrate compliance in all accreditation criteria and policies, with particular emphasis on becoming engaged in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives. “This...

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New office integrates VUSM continuing education efforts

Jul. 11, 2013—As the nation seeks to more fully integrate quality improvement with all aspects of health care delivery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) is restructuring its Continuing Medical Education (CME) office to achieve similar goals.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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