Some issues on accreditation within framework of continuing professional development of medical specialists in Ukraine: international experience and requirements
Keywords:continuing professional development, continuing medical education, accreditation, provider, medical specialists, education activities
Continuing medical education (CME) or continuing professional development (CPD), which is currently being implemented in Ukraine, is an education throughout a professional career, which allows medical healthcare providers effectively perform their professional duties with the best results. This is achieved thanks to the coherent cooperation of accreditation bodies, providers or organizers of CPD and medical specialists, as well as by introducing an effective model of accreditation, which ensures that providers are provided medical workers with the proper education.
Purpose — to describe the basic principles of educational activity within the framework of CPD, based on the provider accreditation model which is currently generally recognized and most effective in the world.
Recommendations provided in the article can be used by the CME/CPD participants or stakeholders who are aimed at active participation in the implementation of a new accreditation system.
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