Roper Saint Francis Healthcare Continuing Medical Education (CME) department participates in and carries out educational activities supportive of the institutional mission. The mission of Roper Saint Francis Healthcare is healing all people with compassion, faith, and excellence. Our CME activities are developed to support this mission while providing educational activities for staff physicians and other area physicians. These activities will maintain, develop, and enhance the knowledge, skills, and professional services for patients, the public and the professional.
Roper Saint Francis Healthcare participates in the voluntary accreditation program of the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Educat (ACCME) through the South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA) CME committee, and strives to plan and implement educational activities in accordance with the essentials and guidelines set down by these organizations. CME accreditation by the SCMA assures physicians and the public that the educational activities of Roper Saint Francis Healthcare meet the high standards of continuing medical education.
Roper Saint Francis Healthcare offers a wide variety of regularly scheduled conferences, direct live courses and jointly sponsored courses that address evidence-based, updated information on common and/or evolving medical conditions. CME programs are designed to improve physician performance, increase competence and provide improved patient outcomes.
As a continuing medical education provider, accredited by the South Carolina Medical Association, it is the policy of Roper St. Francis Healthcare to require all individuals in a position to influence educational content and development of a continuing medical education activity to disclose all relationships with commercial interests.This information is disclosed to all activity participants.