Continuing Medical Education (CME) | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Our Mission

The Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education strives to provide high-quality continuing medical education (CME) opportunities for physicians and other health care providers. These activities are intended to improve competence, performance and/or overall patient outcomes.

It is our goal to meet the health care needs and improve the health status of people in the communities Norton Healthcare serves. By working with our comprehensive medical staff and with our long commitment to quality, strategic partnerships and affiliations, Norton Healthcare is dedicated to serving as a regional leader in providing quality, certified CME opportunities. Our activities are built on a platform of scientifically sound, evidence-based medicine, enhancing the provision of patient care.

Accreditation

Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education activities for physicians. Norton Healthcare strictly adheres to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) policiesaccreditation criteria and standards for commercial support. We have received accreditation with commendation (the highest level) for a six-year term.

CME Team

The CME team’s goal is to implement and accredit CME activities that address professional gaps to improve physician competence, performance and knowledge.

In 2019, the Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education provided 607,542.25 hours of educational credits, including 1,295.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians and various other types of credit hours for nonphysician providers. Our activities were attended by 19,202 participants, including 10,098 physicians and 9,104 other health care providers.

Karen Busse, M.S., CCMEC – Director
karen.busse@nortonhealthcare.org
(502) 446-5812

McKenna Byerley – Coordinator
mckenna.byerley@nortonhealthcare.org
(502) 446-5880

Emily Garrison, MHA, CCMEC – Senior Coordinator
emily.garrison@nortonhealthcare.org
(502) 446-5881

Sandra Stroud, B.A., CCMEC – Senior Coordinator
sandra.stroud@nortonhealthcare.org
(502) 446-5882

Sally Sturgeon, DNP, R.N., SANE-A, AFN-BC – System Nurse Educator
sally.sturgeon@nortonhealthcare.org
(502) 446-5889

Norton Healthcare CME Committee

The CME Committee is a multidisciplinary committee consisting of physicians, clinical staff and leadership representatives who are dedicated to ensuring the integration of CME activities with Norton Healthcare’s strategic initiatives. This includes assistance with the development of policies and procedures that guide the program.

Get the complete list of Norton Healthcare CME Committee members.

Contact Us

Telephone: (502) 446-5955
Email: cme@nortonhealthcare.org
Mailing address:

Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education
Norton Healthcare Learning Center, Suite 101
9500 Ormsby Station Road
Louisville, KY 40223

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