Is it necessary to identify, mitigate, or disclose financial relationships with non-clinical education?

Many providers are surprised to find out that Standard 3 clarifies that with non-clinical education, providers do not need to identify, mitigate, or disclose financial relationships to learners.  Dion Richetti, ACCME’s Vice President of Accreditation and Recognition, states that “when there’s no possibility for someone to insert commercial bias toward the products of an ineligible company, you can skip Standard 3.”  This means that providers also do not have to collect disclosure information from planners, reviewers, speakers, faculty, and facilitators controlling content.


Weekly Compliance Tip

Are we allowed to just use PART of an activity as an example of compliance with a commendation criterion?

Yes – providers can use part of an activity, for example, a regularly scheduled series or…

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