Guideline I: Alternate Review Option for Larger Activities or Multiple Accreditations

Reference: Accreditation Process

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1.    Eligibility for Alternate Review – Larger Learning Activities or Multiple Accreditations

1.1.    The provider must have written approval from CCCEP prior to using this option.
1.2.    The Alternate Review Option is intended to provide:

1.2.1.    A simpler review process for providers submitting a learning activity for accreditation by more than one accreditation agency; and/or
1.2.2.    A less costly review option for providers submitting a learning activity that is 10 CEUs or larger.  

1.3.    A provider is eligible to use this Alternate Review option if:

1.3.1.    The learning activity is 10 CEUs or larger;
1.3.2.    The learning activity is being submitted to another continuing education agency for accreditation; and/or
1.3.3.    The learning activity is approved for Alternate Review by CCCEP.

1.4.    The Alternate Review – Larger Learning Activities or Multiple Accreditations may normally not be used if the provider has selected to use the Expert Panel option.

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2.    Requirements to Use Alternate Review – Larger Learning Activities or Multiple Accreditations

2.1.    The provider will form a Learning Activity Planning Group or Learning Activity Advisory Group. This Group will be involved during all phases of the development of the learning activity.
2.2.    The membership of the learning activity planning group must include at least two pharmacy professionals, representative of the target audience in pharmacy.
2.3.    The pharmacy professional members of the learning activity planning group will complete a Learning Review Report (Learning Review Report – Learning Activity Planning Group).
2.4.    The report will be submitted to CCCEP with the other learning activity materials at the time of application for accreditation.

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