National Sleep Foundation Continuing Medical Education Receives Highest Accreditation Recognition


National Sleep Foundation Continuing Medical Education Receives Highest Accreditation Recognition

Washington, D.C (April 17th, 2017) — The National Sleep Foundation (NSF), the global voice of sleep health, has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).This designation recognizes and celebrates organizations that excel as CME providers. The accreditation runs through March 31st, 2023.

NSF offers a number of education opportunities for primary care physicians, researchers and clinicians focused on sleep health and sleep medicine, and communities. In order to receive Accreditation with Commendation, NSF demonstrated compliance with all 22 of ACCME’s Accreditation Criteria through regular reporting and documentation of performance. ACCME recognizes one in five organizations with Accreditation with Commendation, an elite designation reserved for those organizations that excel as CME providers.

“ACCME Accreditation with Commendation is a strong statement to the medical community as well as the public that NSF provides physicians with the highest level of quality continuing medical education courses. We are proud to join an elite group of CME providers, and we are committed to advancing the cause of sleep health” said David Cloud, CEO of National Sleep Foundation.

ACCME accreditation is a voluntary, self-regulatory system that assures the public and medical community that the accredited CME is a strategic partner in health care quality and safety initiatives. The ACCME sets and enforces standards in physician continuing education within the United States. It is awarded to those who provide physicians with relevant, effective education that meets their learning and practice needs.

About the National Sleep Foundation

The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy. Founded in 1990 by the leaders in sleep medicine, NSF is the trusted resource for sleep science, healthy sleep habits, and sleep disorders to medical professionals, patients and the public.

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