CONTINUING MED EDU SECTION - RIYADH

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King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is a leading healthcare center worldwide providing high quality tertiary to quaternary patient care, coupled with active contribution to medical education and research. The section of Continuing Medical Education (CME) is responsible to support staff  with educational activities at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC).

 Mission:

The mission of the section of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is to provide exemplary lifelong medical education to healthcare professionals to achieve the highest quality of patient outcomes.

 Vision:

The section of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) will be the leading resource to promote and improve the performance and competency of healthcare professionals.

 Goals:

            To achieve the mission, the section of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) embraces the following goals:

  • Continuous quality improvement,
  • Measurable outcomes,
  • Education that is effective, innovative, ethical, matching needs, and evidence-based.

CME section services:

  • Administrative and logistic support:

CME section at KFSH&RC has developed all the required policies and procedures to facilitate the operation of educational events. Registration, feedback, exhibition organization, and announcements are among variable functions that our office handles. In addition we coordinate the operation of scientific and organizing committees of events and we arrange speakers’ invitation, itinerary and accommodation. We facilitate and coordinate other logistics related to transportation, security, environmental services and catering.

 Room booking:

Our section supervises and coordinates the operation of the post-graduate educational venues across KFSH&RC. Utilizing an online room-booking module we strive to target maximum utilization of our educational venues.

 CME accreditation:

Our section work closely with the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS) to process CME hour’s accreditation for the educational activities. In February 2004, KFSH&RC received American Academy of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) accreditation with recommendation making KFSH&RC as one of the accredited “organizations with exemplary compliance.”

 

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