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The Healthcare industry has strict professional development needs to remain up to date with technological innovations and compliance regulations. Continuing education in the healthcare sector for medical professionals (Continuing Medical Education or CME), nursing staff (Continuing Nursing Education or CNE), and other medical workforce needs regulated accreditations. MapleLMS has healthcare-specific learning management system features for delivering required trainings, progress monitoring, tracking and reporting, and learning assessment. Integration capabilities with Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) ensure that Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) contact information is synchronized for better reporting and visibility of accreditation history, programs, and activities of healthcare providers.

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Healthcare LMS Features and Benefits:

Professional Learning Portfolio

MapleLMS enables healthcare professionals to learn at their own pace. The courses they complete, certificates or accreditations they earn, credits and rewards, leaderboards - everything gets featured on their learning dashboard or portfolio. They not only get department specific training but get trained with compliance regulations too. This enhances their profile and opens more opportunities for professional growth as people can see the credibility.
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Performance and Progress Tracking

MapleLMS offers features like learning progress and course/training performance tracking for healthcare professionals. AICC/xAPI/SCORM content standard support allows the content authoring tool to create customized cutting-edge training courses and learning material. As a result, these courses become shareable and have a progress/performance tracking mechanism as well for accurate reports and performance metrics gathering.
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Gamification

Learning and development delivered through interactive methods keep learners interested and engaged in continuous learning. For CME and CNE also it stands true, as healthcare professionals in spite of their busy schedules find time to grow their knowledge and hone their skills using MapleLMS’s gamified platform. Earning rewards like credits, badges, leaderboards, certifications, and accreditations encourage learning.
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AI for Learning & Assessment

MapleLMS uses AI technology to recommend learners courses to pursue, training, learning paths, certifications, and accreditations depending on their roles, learning history, and interests. Learning assessment is carried out with utmost probity using AI-proctoring technology for the healthcare workforce. Reporting and analytics for the learning outcomes, learning data, and assessment data ensure meaningful insights.
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Efficient Course Credit Management

Support for multiple credit types and credit claiming processes compliant to ACCME is there. The LMS effortlessly integrates with PARS for better reporting. Course credit tracking, reporting, and automatic certificate generation are effortlessly done with MapleLMS. Learners can download the digital certificates right away. This encourages them to take up more certifications for earning additional credits to enrich their professional profile.
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Automated & Mobile-friendly Learning

Automation of processes helps administrators get rid of the additional burden to manage training and share updates, notifications, deadlines to learners. These emails and notifications can be automated. MapleLMS mobile app helps learners continue learning at their convenience. The app allows to learn anytime, anywhere and on any device even at remotre locations where network connectivity is an issue. This encourages learning on the go.
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Centralized Access to Learning Platform

MapleLMS comes with out-of-the-box Salesforce integration that enables Single Sign-On (SSO) feature. SSO ensures unified access to the LMS from Salesforce or any other connected applications without switching their systems. The LMS can also connect to the HRMS, and AMS for a centralized data repository. As soon as the learners get registered in the HRMS or Salesforce they are auto-enrolled into onboarding training as per their role and progress is automatically synced.
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Social and Collaborative Learning

Knowledge when shared grows multifold and it stands true for a Healthcare LMS as well. MapleLMS enables peer-to-peer communication and instructor-learner communication using social media, chats, texts, emails, polls, surveys, feedback, Chatter and Communities. This encourages collaboration, communication, and the exchange of professional knowledge and expertise.
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FAQs

Continuing Medical Education (CME) is meant for healthcare and medical professionals which allows them to enhance the requisite skillsets for practicing medicine. CME ensures medical professionals retain and enrich their professional expertise and knowledge to deliver the best healthcare to patients. CME supported by an LMS enables the learners to seamlessly avail the following benefits:

  1. Learning management system for practitioners and instructors who offer training to med-school students and hospital workforces.
  2. Learning courses and conferences aimed at enhancing existing skillsets, and updated standards and techniques.
  3. Clinical practice interdisciplinary topics (sociological and psychological) related courses and conferences for a better understanding of patient care.

A Healthcare LMS allows medical professionals across roles to earn and transfer credits earned in Continuing Medical Education (CME) using the LMS. They can maintain their licenses and continue their professional learning with course content created with the best authoring tools available. The authoring tools support AICC/SCORM/xAPI standards for progress tracking and course content performance for enhancing future learning experiences. The healthcare LMS delivers engaging and interactive CME courses to learners for their professional development and career growth. Reduced administrative burdens through automation save a lot of time and money. Whereas ACCME-compliant courses are created with ease.

Healthcare LMS is essential for anyone working in the healthcare industry. Being in the healthcare sector doctors, nurses, and allied workforces need to earn specific numbers of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits depending on their role, licensing board, and the state they are working in. Medical-focused training is essential for doctors, nurses, and allied professionals in healthcare (lab technicians, physiotherapists, EMTs, chemo therapists, etc.). Even other administrative staff can use the LMS to learn the compliance policies of the organization.

PARS stands for Program and Activity Reporting System which is a reporting tool from ACCME. It is used to effectively track Continuing Medical Education (CME) learning data independently and also integrated with learning management systems. Licensing information, maintenance of certification, accreditations, course progress, etc. can be reported through PARS.

The Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) enables healthcare providers to maintain proper reporting for all Continuing Medical Education (CME) learning activities. The healthcare provider is able to equip their workforces with the right skillsets, accreditations, and certifications by integrating PARS and healthcare LMS while delivering CME and CNE (Continuing Nursing Education). The healthcare professionals pursue CME and the healthcare providers meet FDA-approved Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) needs for submitting activity and learner data.

MapleLMS has exceptional integration capabilities with PARS for ensuring better reporting that synchronizes learning data and FDA-approved accreditations, certifications, FDA Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS), state licenses, identify and enhance improvement activities when they participate in Continuing Medical Education (CME). Moreover, with out-of-the-box Salesforce integration, the LMS allows learners to continue their learning using Single Sign-On (SSO). SSO allows them to access CME and other LMS learning data without changing the system.

Here are the major benefits of PARS and LMS integration:

  1. FDA-approved standards are maintained in the Continuing Medical Education (CME) and other healthcare learning programs.
  2. Accreditations, licenses, professional profile of healthcare workforce, learning progress, promotions, incentives, etc. get synchronized with the LMS and other connected systems.
  3. Hassle-free reporting for CME learning data.
  4. Improved reporting capabilities beyond PARS standard offerings.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) is crucial for medical professionals irrespective of their role. The most sought after features of an LMS that healthcare professionals look for are:

  1. The freedom to learn when they want at where they want using whatever device they want, without bothering about network connectivity.
  2. Continuing learning to maintain their CME or Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits.
  3. Upgrade their skills, standards, and techniques without spending a load of money.