Florida tracks continuing education via the Internet
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted June 27, 2005
The Florida Continuing Education Tracking system for health care professionals has now exceeded 1 million reported courses taken.
Florida introduced the tracking system in January 2004 as a way to audit the continuing education activities of Florida's physicians and other health care professionals.
The system tracks CME taken by some 500,000 Florida health care licensees regulated by the Florida Dept. of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance. The system will start reporting compliance for all licensee renewals after the end of 2005.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2005/06/27/prbf0627.htm.