"He, who fails to plan, plans to fail." - Proverb
The ACCME Essential Elements and Criteria dictate what has to be accomplished by a CME activity or program; your Instructional System Design (ISD) details how you will achieve these results.
By reviewing a potential partner's ISD, the Academy is able to tell how the pieces of your CME puzzle will come together.
ISD is the method that your organization uses to create content. To assist with planning and documentation, the Academy has provided several templates and timelines, listed below.