The AAFP reserves the right to perform a post-activity audit and/or have a live monitor present at any AAFP certified CME activity. A description of each audit type, a checklist to aid audit compliance, and a description of audit results are provided for your reference.
AAFP's CME Credit System and Compliance Department conducts three types of audits:
The purpose of random audits is to ensure compliance with AAFP CME Credit System rules, including the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support(www.accme.org).
Applications for CME activities to be held in 2014 and beyond are now being accepted.
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Random Audit Process
Complaint audits are conducted when the AAFP is made aware of concerns about any CME activity awarded credit by the AAFP.
Complaint Audit Process
Live (on-site) audits may be random or prompted by the following circumstances:
1. Suspicion of industry influence
2. Pattern of issues with CME provider credit applications, and/or
3. Learner/faculty complaint
The AAFP may perform a live audit on any activity that has been awarded AAFP CME Prescribed and/or Elective credit.
Live Audit Process
The following documentation must be submitted to fully comply with the AAFP audit request.
If the CME activity secured commercial support, the CME provider must also include:
The AAFP reserves the right to perform a post-activity audit and/or have a live monitor present at any AAFP certified CME activity.
The AAFP communicates the result to the CME provider, using the following compliance criteria:
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