CCMEP™ is the only credential that designates qualified individuals as Certified CME Professionals.

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NC-CME offers three online self-assessment programs to assist candidates who are considering - or preparing for - the CCMEP Exam:

Take the CCMEP Practice Exam   |   Take the Sample Test  |   Take the SMT Tutorial

NC-CME encourages other organizations to develop study guides and materials relevant to the CCMEP Exam Content Outline , and to post notices on this site; however, NC-CME does not review these activities and cannot endorse or recommend them.  To list an activity, contact [email protected]

Additional materials and course offerings are available over the Internet, including:

Accreditation Requirements of the ACCME. The ACCME has published a compilation of the accreditation requirements in one document. The PDF includes the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure Independence in CME Activities, and ACCME Policies. Go to: Requirements

AMA PRA Handbook contains information regarding the AMA PRA credit system (American Medical Association's Physicians Recognition Award). Educational webinars are offered at

The Association for CME Excellence offers educational opportunities designed for CME Professionals as well as tools, resources, and online networking.

CALLS CCMEP Prep Course is one of five learning tracks in the Competency Assessment and Lifelong Learning Series (CALLS) developed by the Alliance for CME. Includes 50+ multiple-choice questions that test knowledge and help prepare for the CCMEP exam. The Alliance estimates that learners will spend at least 16-18 hours engaging in the CALLS CCMEP Prep Course.

CE Measure - Journal dedicated to the art and science of healthcare educational outcomes measurement.

CME Training for Medical Writers, a 10 module online certificate course that teaches medical writers the latest standards and requirements for CME content creation and medical writing.  2011 ACME Award Winner for Best Innovation in CPD.  Produced by InQuill Medical Communications, LLC.

FDA Guidance Document - Information relating to commercial support of CME activities.

Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (JCEHP) features peer-reviewed articles about research and current issues within the CME field. JCEHP

Medical Writing Festival, a series of 14 hour-long webinars on medical writing fields, including CME, and how to build medical writing businesses and careers. Produced by InQuill Medical Communications, LLC.

National Task Force Conferences and Fact Sheets designed for persons employed in the CME enterprise, developed by the National Task Force on CME Provider/Industry Collaboration and hosted by the AMA. - search for national-task-force.

Resources and Search Tips compiled for NC-CME by Dave Davis, MD of the Association of American Association of Medical Colleges and Laure Perrier, MLS, Med, of the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine, website Test-Taking Anxiety, Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development. The basis of the collection is the Content Outline of the NC-CME examination and the Research and Development Resource Base (RDRB), a bibliographic database for educators and health professionals. Download free of charge at: Online Resources Davis and Perrier 2018-10-20

The Global Education Group offers complimentary copies of their "Global Guide: A CME Reference Compendium" (Vol. II). This book contains a convenient collection of CME rules, policies, definitions, and regulatory guidelines that CME professionals need to be aware of.

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