CPD Cornerstone – the Alliance’s Educating the Educator Curriculum Online Courses

Introducing the Alliance’s new Curriculum Online Courses – CPD Cornerstone! Geared towards helping CPD professionals increase their knowledge around the Alliance’s curriculum domains, these online courses can be completed at your own pace, time, and in your own home or office. 

The Alliance will be releasing six Curriculum Modules designed to assist practitioners in advancing their knowledge of the profession and becoming more diverse with the curriculum content.


Members: $59
Non-members: $79

This online module will educate the learner about managing and administering continuing education programs by following sound and applicable business practices and policies as well as utilizing effective management skills when working with various stakeholders. After completing this module, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the basic tenets of a program and its complexities
  • Identify key dimensions of a program
  • Analyze a few program management tools and analyze their applicability in their CPD setting


  • Anne N. Perch MBA, CHCP, Senior Associate Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Heather Ranels CHCP, Sr. eLearning Manager, American Society for Radiation Oncology
  • Raja Venkata CHCP, PMP, Director of Client Services, EthosCE LMS

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Members: $59
Non-members: $79

Following the education the learner will be able to:

  • Differentiate various accreditation systems; access resources available from each accreditor and link acronyms to the applicable accreditation system, regulatory policy, or guideline and profession(s).

  • Compare and contrast similarities and differences between accreditation systems.

  • Prepare for accreditation/reaccreditation and manage the process following the accreditors timelines and milestones.

  • Explain why documentation is important for the accreditation process; and differentiate policies, processes, procedures, and documentation.

  • Apply the existing Standards in practice; articulate the proposed Standards and locate resources for the existing and revised Standards.


  • Casey Harrison, MBA, Director of Continuing Medical Education at the Texas Medical Association in Austin, Texas 
  • Anne Symons, CHCP, FACEHP, Founder of Accreditation & Outcomes Solutions, LLC in Bradenton, Florida

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Coming Soon!

CPD Environment

Adult Learning Theory

Program Planning and Development


About the Curriculum

The Alliance is proud to be the only association for CPD professionals in the healthcare profession to advance competencies through our Educating the Educator Curriculum. The Curriculum guides all educational programming the Alliance provides to the CPD community. Leveraging the Alliance’s National Learning Competencies (NLCs), the Curriculum encompasses the recommended knowledge, skills, and attitudes that CPD professionals can acquire and be proficient in to successfully design, develop, deliver, and manage continuing education professional development.

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