The Primary Benefits of Utilizing an LMS for Continuing Education

Learning management systems are integral for organizations interested in offering continuing education programs.

In addition to providing targeted instruction, they also help members maintain accreditations and/or achieve certificates. For program administrators, education through LMS can reduce managerial time by streamlining continuing education activities.

In order to get the most out of your learning management system, it’s important to work with a provider that understands the needs of your organization and helps you achieve your educational goals. Many LMS providers offer large-scale systems, designed to support the needs of many different users. However, it may be more effective to work with a niche vendor. A niche vendor becomes an expert in their field because they work towards a focused audience.

5 Things To Look For In an LMS Software Provider for Continuing Education

When looking for an LMS provider, it’s critical to find a vendor who prioritizes the needs and goals of the client. Look for the following approaches when considering a new LMS vendor.

  1. Offers a skilled and enthusiastic project manager. LMS vendors that offer a dedicated team to work on your LMS will provide a sense of continuity and stability when implementing the new system.
  2. Suggests an integrative process. Look for a vendor who will regularly consult with you to update your LMS education system and fine-tune your processes to meet the changing demands of your organization.
  3. Implements reviews. Providers that review project development daily and weekly will ensure that all processes work effectively to meet project goals.
  4. Provides acceptance testing. Look for a vendor who encourages stakeholders and team members to test the site’s efficacy before it goes live.
  5. Offers support post-launch. It’s critical to find a provider who will support your LMS after your website launches, as unforeseen issues may arise.

EthosCE is the industry-leading, SCORM-compliant learning management system designed to automate and modernize the delivery of continuing education in the health professions. We work closely with leading medical association, academic centers, and health system to optimize their technology infrastructure and create an easy-to-use and intuitive environment for learners and CME administrators alike.
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