How Continuing Education Leads to a Quality Workforce


While the US spends more on healthcare than any other country in the world, too many are accustomed to average and sometimes unsafe quality of care. While there are actions being taken at the local, state, and national levels to help improve quality, a critical piece of this puzzle comes down to developing and maintaining a reliable, well-educated workforce.
As the recipients of care, patients trust their healthcare providers to offer the safest, most effective, and most current level of care. Therefore, continuing medical education is essential for providers, and an important aspect of their career. On top of broadening and updating their knowledge, CME allows medical professionals to hone their skills, allowing them to provide better patient outcomes.
The Concept of Learning is Changing
CME allows medical professionals to learn new techniques and research-driven strategies. This is where peer-to-peer learning has its advantages. It allows medical professionals to provide feedback to themselves, others, and facilities on what actually works. 

Making CME Easy for YOU
With the expectation of learning to occur through the end of one’s career, continuing medical education shouldn’t be a hassle you have to constantly worry about. 

With the traditional classroom training/lectures being a thing of the past, facilities no longer need to face excessive loss of staff time or make tough decisions on which staff members can have access to educational content. 

People are connected online more than ever before, and this trend will only continue to increase. E-learning is taking over, and that’s great news! It allows the entire staff to attend CME courses while staying at their workplace. Every member of a facility is provided with the tools to deliver safe, effective, and high-quality care to improve patient outcomes.

The convenience of e-learning is undeniable. It fits into every type of schedule, thanks to the ability to pause and continue later if needed. Coupled with the ability to easily and consistently update courses with the latest healthcare advancements, there’s no reason why CME should be a hassle. 

Take the Next Step
With CME opportunities ranging from GI to insufflation to smoke management, CONMED is dedicated to keeping you current on the clinical training required for your role and professional development. We know continuing education is a critical part of your responsibilities, so we want to make it as easy as possible for YOU. Explore more here.

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