Approved Continuing Education

continuing medical educationWoman’s Foundation is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society as an approved provider of continuing medical education credits for Louisiana physicians. The Foundation partners with a variety of healthcare related organizations, associations and facilities to jointly provide CME activities. Woman’s Foundation works directly with each organization to ensure that the ACCME Essential Areas, Elements and Policies as well as the Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education and the Louisiana State Medical Society CME Accreditation Program Essentials and Criteria have been met.

Once an organization contacts Woman’s Foundation regarding an opportunity to jointly provide a CME activity the organization will receive our Joint Providership Guidelines and will be assigned to one of our continuing education specialists.

Woman’s Foundation works with joint partners to provide the following services:

  • Processing of activity/program application
  • Review and approval of needs assessment
  • Review and approval of learning objectives
  • Review and approval of all promotional material
  • Review of faculty disclosure and commercial support documentation and acknowledgements in program material
  • Management of corporate sponsorship and educational grant funds
  • Review and approval of program agenda
  • Review and approval of evaluation form
  • Review of meeting budget
  • CME certificate processing
  • Final financial accounting
  • Evaluation summary report
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™