The Council on Podiatric Medical Education is seeking your input concerning the revisions made to CPME 320 and 330. Please review the proposed revisions on the CPME website (www.cpme.org)  and provide your feedback within this survey.

Note that this survey is being used to collect the comments submitted during the open call for comment period. For any comments that you would like addressed during the upcoming town hall meetings, you must submit those questions separately through this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/69D2TH7 

Per CPME 330, prior to adoption, all Council policies, procedures, standards, and requirements are disseminated widely in order to obtain information regarding how the Council’s community of interest may be affected. Draft I revisions of CPME publications 320 and 330 will be open for comment until January 31, 2021. Following a review of the comments from the community of interest, the proposed revisions to CPME publications 320 and 330 will be considered for final adoption by the Council during its April 2021 meeting.

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* 1. What is your name/affiliation?

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* 2. What is your primary role?

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* 3. Within Standard 1, are you in agreement with the revisions made to CPME 320?

Substantive changes include:
Requirement 1.1:  Revised to include sponsorship by healthcare systems

Requirement 1.3:  Affiliation agreement reaffirmation increased to every 10 years (from 5)

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* 4. Within Standard 2, are you in agreement with the revisions made to CPME 320?

Substantive changes include:
Requirements updated to reflect digital/electronic educational resources

Requirement of a program coordinator rather than staff support

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* 5. Within Standard 3, are you in agreement with the revisions made to CPME 320?

Substantive changes include:
Requirement 3.3:  Revised to require abiding by the rules and regulations of the matching service

Requirement 3.6  (Previously requirements 3.7 and 3.9 – now combined): Identifies specific benefits to be provided to the residents

Requirement 3.7:  Clarifies that the program director has final authority over resident employment, performance improvement, and disciplinary action when the resident signs contracts with multiple institutions

Requirement 3.8:  States that the sponsoring institution will ensure that residents will not sign a non-competition guarantee or restrictive covenant with the institution or any of its affiliated training sites

Requirement 3.9: Residency manual must include information related to transition of care

Requirement 3.11: (previously 3.12 related to ethical conduct) further defined

Addition of requirement 3.12:  Residents may not assume the responsibility of ancillary medical staff

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* 6. Within Standard 4, are you in agreement with the revisions made to CPME 320?

Substantive changes include:
Requirement 4.2: Expanded to include changes that require reporting to the council within 30 days

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* 7. Within Standard 5, are you in agreement with the revisions made to CPME 320?

Substantive changes include:
Requirement 5.2:  The program director must be certified by ABPM and/or ABFAS, and must possess a minimum of three years of post-residency clinical experiences. Applicable to program directors appointed after adoption of the revised documents

Requirement 5.5:  The program director has the authority to approve/remove program faculty

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* 8. Within Standard 6, are you in agreement with the revisions made to CPME 320?

Substantive changes include:
Requirement 6.1:  Core competencies updated to include additional components and now includes:

  o   Requirements of direct participation in the management and evaluation of patients in several clinical conditions

  o   New – Includes competence in manual dexterity appropriate for the level of training

Requirement 6.2:  Further defines acceptable formats for web-based logging formats

Requirement 6.3:  Provides clarification concerning the rotation schedule

Requirement 6.4:  Significant changes

  o   Behavioral science is no longer a required rotation – may be provided as one of the two required medical subspecialties

  o   Pathology is no longer a required rotation

  o   Vascular medicine has been added as a medical subspecialty

  o   Rotations must be at least two weeks in length.

  o   Emergency medicine must a minimum of four weeks in length

  o   Surgical subspecialties divided into two categories and residents must be afforded a minimum of eight weeks of training in non-podiatric surgery:

     §  Minimum of four weeks in Group A, which now includes general surgery, trauma team/surgery, or vascular surgery

     §  Minimum of two weeks for each rotation in Group B, which includes cardiothoracic surgery, hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic/surgical oncology, pediatric orthopedic surgery, or plastic surgery, or surgical intensive care unit (SICU)

Requirement 6.7:  Expanded to include falls prevention, resident well-being, pain management and opioid addiction, cultural humility, and workplace harassment and discrimination provided at least once during training

NEW – Requirement 6.10:  The residency program shall ensure the resident is afforded appropriate clinical and educational work hours. The requirement addresses outside activities, work hours, work periods, in-house, and at-home calls

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* 9. Within Standard 7, are you in agreement with the revisions made to CPME 320?

Substantive changes include:
Requirement 7.2 (a):  Added that assessment of the resident must be documented at least once for every three months of podiatric medicine and/or podiatric surgery service

Requirement 7.2 (b):  Expanded to include specific components to be included in the resident semi-annual assessment

NEW – Requirement 7.2 (c) – Final assessment of the resident

NEW – Requirement 7.3 related to requiring annual in-training exams

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* 10. Within Appendix A, are you in agreement with the revisions made to CPME 320?

Substantive changes include:
Eliminated Podiatric clinic/office encounter MAV of 1000 cases, replaced with Practice-based procedures (MAV of 100 Also identified as category 6)

Surgical Case Activity for PMSR only programs identified as 250 (PMSR/RRA is 300)

Wound Care MAV added to require 50 cases (category 11)

Biomechanical MAVs reduced from 75 to 50

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* 11. Within Appendix B, are you in agreement with the revisions made to CPME 320?

Substantive changes include:
Category 6 – updated and expanded to include practice-based procedures that may be applied to meet the 100 MAV requirement
Category 9 - added surgical specialties
NEW - Added Category 11 - Wound care

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* 12. Appendix C is newly added to include milestones. Are you in agreement with this addition made to CPME 320?

Substantive changes include:
Milestones – May be used as part of the semi-annual resident assessment but are not mandated for use by CPME

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* 13. Overall, how satisfied are you with the revisions made to CPME 320?

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* 14. Overall, how satisfied are you with the revisions made to CPME 330?

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* 15. Please provide any other comments concerning the revisions made to CPME 320 or 330.

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