While valuable, continuing medical education risks adding to the healthcare professional’s heavy workload, especially when managing CME credits and certifications becomes a hassle. Simple solutions to this problem are emerging, with CME trackers becoming the norm among those seeking to better manage their CME experience. Digital CME tracking tools and document management solutions are now at the fingertips of those with a need to store and track CME certificates of completion and related documentation.
Save Time on CME Tracking Tasks
Practitioners rarely get a break between appointments and administrative tasks. It doesn’t make sense to add to their already heavy workload with CME-related tasks if it can be helped. While continuing medical education can be done remotely or integrated into a well-earned destination CME getaway, it is still work to track your progress.
When you’ve completed a CME activity, whether online or in-person, quickly upload the necessary documentation to a CME tracker and document management solution: CertStore. CertStore, and other trackers like it, help organize and document progress towards CME goals. With just a few seconds, you can secure important earned-credit documentation in a single, easy to use tool.
Store Important CME Materials
Before credit tracking solutions, practitioners were often at the mercy of their email inboxes—or even their mailboxes—for documentation of completed CME activities. This meant documentation could be easily lost or forgotten. Since reporting only occurs periodically (every one to two years depending on your state’s licensure requirements), deadlines can sneak up on you. You need peace of mind knowing that your documentation is readily available.
There may also be supporting materials you’d like to store with your certifications and other documentation. If there are ever questions about your level of participation in a CME activity, you’ll have the records to verify it.
Keep Documents Organized
Most practitioners don’t rely on a single CME provider for all of their credit needs. And why would they? The CME industry serving practitioners and the standards that guide it have changed to offer practitioners more quality choices than ever. New modes of CME are available, with sophisticated learning management system software, new standards in educational design and the proliferation of destination CME options providing much needed rest and relaxation for practitioners.
Software apps, education websites, healthcare organizations and even formal institutions of higher learning all provide different documents. While some of these may make tracking and document management available, those tools may not permit the storage of third-party certifications. These platforms can come with significant subscription costs, requiring users to essentially pay for CME tracking.
Everyone with a CME Seminars profile has access to CertStore, a free document management and CME tracking solution that can be easily accessed on our website. This creates a home base of consolidated certification management.
Choose a CME Tracker With These Features
- Free to use. They are your certifications and they should accessible when you need them, not after you’ve paid for them.
- Allows for instant upload and download. A CME tracking and storage tool should be simple and easy to use, helping practitioners better manage their CME reporting.
- Reliable access long term. Subscriptions to apps and other platforms with storage options can lapse, making accessing certifications difficult. CertStore is available to any CME Seminars customer and can be accessed through our website with a user profile.
- Includes a credit calculator. Tracking means more than storing. Keep a closer eye on progress towards your CME goals with CertStore’s handy credit calculator.