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Accreditation

"St. Charles Health System has been reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) and awarded accreditation from 3/2023-3/2027 as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians and advanced practice providers. Accreditation in the ACCME System seeks to assure the medical community and the public that St. Charles Health System delivers education that is relevant to clinicians’ needs, evidence-based, evaluated for its effectiveness, and independent of commercial influence."

 Activities are approved to offer AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. 

American Academy of Family Physicians: In addition to AMA PRA Category I CreditTM, most CME activities are also awarded credit through application with the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP invites comments on any activity that has been approved for AAFP CME credit. Please forward your comments on the quality of this activity to cmecomment@aafp.org.

Pharmacists: Most CME activities are awarded credit by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy.

Medical Imaging Technologists: The Oregon Board of Medical Imaging awards credit for applicable education activities. Approved activities are posted on OBMI's website.

The CME program regularly collaborates within a system framework (departmentally across three campuses) and with other health care stakeholders (e.g., health department, insurance providers, schools, patient advocacy groups). It develops activities/educational interventions to improve population health, reduce cost of care, and improve the patient's experience.