PRESENT e-Learning Systems Achieves Huge Growth in 2020 as Podiatrists’ CME Transitions to Online
2020 was a huge year for the growth of online services of all kinds due to the COVID-19 pandemic rendering in-person events undesirable. Online education in the Podiatry field was no exception. PRESENT e-Learning Systems introduced 2 new forms of online CME education in 2020, Live Streaming Virtual Online Conferences and Online Webinars, and continued to grow their traditional online on-demand CME lecture program. The end result was a 174% growth in CECHs delivered and a 143% growth in individuals served. A total of 4,952 individuals completed education with PRESENT in 2020 and earned a total of 86,545 CECHs, an average of 18 CECHs each. 1,538 individuals completed Live Streaming Virtual Online Conferences with PRESENT, a form of CME education previously quite rare, earning a total of 39,057 CECHs. 6,576 earned CECHs for 29 Webinars that PRESENT ran for the first time in 2020, earning 6,342 CECHs. 54,875 online On-Demand Lectures were completed in the PRESENT Podiatry Online Lecture Hall by 2,418 individuals for 38,650 CECHs, a 125% increase over 2019. PRESENT delivered 26,977 CECHs to 782 of the 960 people who attended the Desert Foot 2020 Virtual Conference alone. All in all, 40% of the profession participated in at least one education activity with PRESENT in 2020.
|Total lecture completions||24,388||54,875||125%|
|Total webinars completions||0||6,576|
|Total virtual conferences completion||0||1,538|
|Total live conferences completions||1,110||213||-81%|
|Total members included in report||2,039||4,952||143%|
|Total credits or credit hours earned||31,630.00||86,545.22||174%|