PARS

Last Revised:
July 1, 2014
Published on:
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Instructions for tab-delimited batch uploading to PARS for reporting year...

Published on:
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

All accredited providers in the ACCME system use the ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) to fulfill the ACCME’s year-end reporting requirements.    Providers accredited by their ACCME...

Last Revised:
July 1, 2014
Published on:
Monday, January 20, 2014

Instructions for tab-delimited batch uploading to PARS for reporting year 2014.

Published on:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Yes. ACCME will report this data, in aggregate, to the stakeholder community. 

Published on:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

As a service to the CME community and to the FDA, the ACCME has agreed to contribute to fulfilling the data collection and auditing requirements for the ER/LA Opioid Analgesics REMS. The ACCME has modified its...

Published on:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Yes. You can download a report of the REMS-specific data associated with your REMS activities, by clicking on the Activities tab, and then clicking on Download REMS Activities from the left-hand navigation menu. Note that this...

Published on:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The ACCME has modified PARS to accept the data mandated by the FDA, including how many REMS CME activity participants prescribed ER/LA opioids within the last year, and a breakdown of these individuals by profession. Accredited CME...

Published on:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

No. The ACCME does not require accredited providers to offer REMS-compliant or REMS-related CE activities. There are no new or special accreditation requirements for accredited providers within the ACCME system...

Published on:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Providers accredited by the ACCME or an ACCME Recognized Accreditor can participate in the data collection process by entering REMS data in the REMS section of the web-based interface in PARS for each REMS activity they provide....

Published on:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

In order to provide an equitable process for all accredited CME providers within the ACCME system, the ACCME is assessing a per activity fee of $1,500 from accredited CME providers that receive commercial support from the REMS...

Published on:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The FDA has mandated that the REMS Program Companies (RPC) report to the FDA on the progress of implementing the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS and that there be an independent audit of REMS-compliant accredited CE activities to...

Published on:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

At the bottom of the Add an Activity screen, you will see a section called Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS). Follow the instructions to enter data about REMS-compliant and REMS-...

Last Revised:
July 11, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, July 11, 2013

What information will ACCME collect through PARS?

  

[What information will ACCME collect through PARS?]

PARS collects the same CME activity information that providers are currently required to submit for purposes of...

Last Revised:
July 11, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, July 11, 2013

How do I view the activities that I've entered into PARS?

  

[How do I view the activities that I've entered into PARS?]

The “Activities” tab defaults to show all “Open” activities for the current reporting year.  To view Closed activities for the current reporting year, click on...

Last Revised:
July 11, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, July 11, 2013

How can I get help with PARS?

  

[How can I get help with PARS?]

There are a number of ways that you can get help using PARS. Within PARS, you’ll notice a “Help” link at the top of each page. When you click on “Help”, you’ll come to this screen that...

Last Revised:
July 11, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, July 11, 2013

What information appears on the Program Summary tab?

  

[What information appears on the Program Summary tab?]

The PARS Program Summary tab summarizes income and expenses of your CME program. The information shown on this tab is the same financial information that the ACCME...

Last Revised:
July 11, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, July 11, 2013

What is PARS (Program and Activity Reporting System)?

  

ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System or PARS, is a centralized web-based system for the collection and management of activity and program data from accredited continuing...

Last Revised:
July 11, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, July 11, 2013

How do I edit contact information in PARS?

  

[How do I edit contact information in PARS?]

To edit the contact information for your organization, click on the “My Organization” tab.  Here you can view and edit the contact information on file for your organization,...

Last Revised:
July 11, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, July 11, 2013

When do I have to enter my organization's information into PARS?

  

[When do I have to enter my organization's information into PARS?]

The ACCME’s Program Activity Reporting system, or PARS, is now open for use by ACCME-accredited providers.  Providers may determine when and how often to...

Last Revised:
July 11, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, July 11, 2013

Who can use PARS?

  

[Who can use PARS?]

PARS is available for use by all ACCME-accredited providers.
[PARS is now also available for some state accredited providers.]
[If you are accredited by a State Medical Society, please check...

Last Revised:
July 11, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, July 11, 2013

How do I enter activity data and information?

  

[How do I enter activity data and information?]

Providers have three options for entering activity data into PARS. The first option is to use a web-based entry form that allows activities to be entered one at a time. The...

Last Revised:
November 9, 2012
Published on:
Friday, November 9, 2012

How Do I Conduct a Tab-delimited Upload in PARS? (Video 4 of 4)

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How Do I Conduct a Tab-delimited Upload in PARS?

Now that we’ve reviewed each of the steps involved in preparing your activity data for tab-delimited batch upload into PARS, let’s explore the final key steps of the...

Last Revised:
November 9, 2012
Published on:
Friday, November 9, 2012

What data about my CME activities am I required to enter into PARS? (Video 1 of 4)

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What data about my CME activities am I required to enter into PARS?

PARS is a Web-based application that stores CME activity and program data for your accredited organization. The data that PARS stores...

Published on:
Friday, November 9, 2012

This  tutorial is designed to help prepare you to use the "Tab-delimited Upload" feature found under the PARS application’s Activities tab in order to import data about multiple CME activities at one...

Last Revised:
November 9, 2012
Published on:
Friday, November 9, 2012

What is a Tab-Delimited File and How is it Used in PARS? (Video 2 of 4)

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What is a Tab-delimited File and How is it Used in PARS?

A tab-delimited file is an electronic document that contains text and numbers separated by tabbed spacing. When you open one of these tab-delimited...

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