The Rajasthan Medical Council shall consider the applications for
accreditation of following organizations for holding CME programmes
1.All recognized Medical Colleges.
2.Indian Medical Association, their State
3.Specialist Associations (only National
level Associations or their State Chapters).
4.All recognized Postgraduate Medical
Central Government and State Government
Hospitals (including districts Hospital)
and training centers in the field of health including Ministry of Health and FW,
Defense, Railways etc.
6.Organizations who arrange International
Conferences /CMEs .
7.Organizations who arrange National
Conferences /CMEs .
8.State level conferences of National
9.Professional bodies of repute, functional at
district level and at the state level eg. Physician Forum/Surgeons Forum/Doctors
Forum etc. in their areas /specialties and super specialties.
MODALITIES FOR ACCREDITATION
Various Organizations / Bodies conducting CME Programmes may approach the
Rajasthan Medical Council for accreditation.
On receipt of such request, Rajasthan Medical Council shall consider the
following factors for granting accreditation to the CME Programmes and shall
award credit hours.
1.CME Programmes meant for graduate doctors should have a brief session on
national health programmes on relevant subjects along with adequate exposure to
the recent advances, changing modalities of treatment, adequate exposure of
consumer protection, medical insurance laws, record keeping and medical audit
2.The organization should have all the requisites and demonstrated
abilities to plan and implement CME Programmes to cover the targeted group (to
be specified as General Practitioners, Specialists, Medical Teachers and
Vertical National Health Programme Officials etc.
3.The organization shall provide the schedule and transcripts of each CME
4.Organization should make arrangements for advance publicity to the targeted
group of participants.
5.The methodology of feed back evaluation programme should be intimated in
6.Whether the transcript of each CME programme is considered to be relevant to
the updating of the knowledge of the medical practitioners by way of latest
medical advances, National Health Programmes, and the local needs of the
7.Whether resource personnel are experienced enough for providing the CME
8.Whether arrangements are available for keeping record of participants along
with their registration numbers, complete addresses and the number of credit
hours of participation.
9.Whether the organization has a programme of evaluation of CME to indicate the
benefits to the patients.
10.Brief report of CME (hard copy and soft copy) along with the list of
delegates, their registration numbers shall be sent to Rajasthan Medical Council
immediately after the CME programme.
GUIDELINE FOR C.M.E. ACCREDITATION
1.Accreditation/Credit hours to be awarded will be the sole discretion of the
Rajasthan Medical Council depending upon subject matter, Status of the speaker,
Quality of the papers to be presented in the C.M.E./Conference.
2.Any professional organization or body or institution making to hold the C.M.E
should apply for accreditation to the Rajasthan Medical Council. The council on
verifying the credentials of the organization will give certificate of
accreditations to the concerned bodies to hold the CME’s.
3.The office bearers of the Association/Organization would apply to the
Rajasthan Medial Council on the designed application form. The application
should be accompanied by the complete information about the C.M.E./Conference
including the names, designation of the speakers and subject of speech.
4.In the application form sent to the Rajasthan Medical Council the minimum
duration given to each speaker may also be mentioned along with topic of the
lecture while applying for the credit hours.
5.The organizing body will inform the Rajasthan Medical Council, date of C.M.E.
at least one month in advance. The Council may send observer to the CME
6.Credit hours will be based on the composition of the faculty participation,
quality contents of the subject matter.
7.Attendance Certificate of the CME issued to the delegates should contain the
credit hours awarded to them along with reference number of Rajasthan Medical
Council in this regard. The proposed format of the Certificate to be issued to
the delegates by the organizing body has been provided on the RMC website for
8.Care should be taken that certificates should not be issued on the first day
of the CME/Conference at the time of registration. The certificates may be
awarded on the last day.
9.Associations/Organization will be duty bound to send the feedback of the
delegates and the list of delegates who have attended the CME/Conference to the
Council. A separate list for the delegates belonging to the States of Rajasthan
and the delegates from the other states may be submitted to the Rajasthan
Medical Council along with their registration numbers of their respective
10.In case it is found that the issued certificate is false one, then the
issuing Association/Organization will be debarred for future accreditation.
GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT HOURS
As per MCI letter no. MCI-Academics/2013/30661 Date 29/08/2013 the Academic Council recommended that for a Medical College teacher attending a Conference / CME / Programme / Workshop, of minimum 08 hours duration / day, the credit hours to be awarded are as under:
03 credit hours / day / speaker
02 credit hours / day / Participant
This will be effected from 01.02.2014.
CONTINUED MEDICAL EDUCATION (C.M.E.) WHICH WILL NOT BE ACCREDITED
1.The C.M.E.’s organized by a drug/equipment company for promotion of the drugs/
equipments will not be entertained/considered.
2.C.M.E.’s organized by the individual Nursing Homes/Hospitals/ persons for
marketing purpose shall not be credited.
3.C.M.E. organized for self promotion/advertisement shall not be credited.
4.Credit hours will not be given to live operative workshop performed by foreign
faculties unless they obtain provisional registration from MCI.
5.Any other manner showing conflict of interests.