General Medicine CME Courses

General Medicine CME Courses

Credits: 12.5 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Interactive Online, MP3, MP4, Online Streaming Video, Multiple Formats
Price: $595
Release Date: August 1, 2019
Expiration Date: August 1, 2022
Summary:

Addiction Medicine for Non-Specialists is a case-based, comprehensive look at the most relevant information on the identification and management of substance use disorders. Led by Christopher W. Shanahan, MD, MPH, this CME course covers major substances used — alcohol, opioids, stimulants, benzodiazepines, tobacco/nicotine, and cannabis — and defines longitudinal, comprehensive and coordinated care strategies. It will help you to better:

  • Define addiction in terms of it being a relapsing and chronic disease
  • Distinguish between pharmacologic, medical, and behavioral strategies for opioid use treatment
  • Outline approaches to identify and treat substance use in adolescents and adults
  • Identify the commonly occurring infectious diseases seen in patients with addictions
  • Compare prescribing patterns for patients with acute and chronic pain
  • Classify psychiatric disorders that coexist with substance use disorders
Credits: 1 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Release Date: March 22, 2017
Expiration Date: March 21, 2019
Summary:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the problem of “financial harm” for individual patients
  2. List the three steps of the “First, Do No Financial Harm” framework
  3. Demonstrate strategies for discussing costs and the value of recommended medical procedures with price-sensitive patients



Credits: 12 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format:
Price: $495
Release Date: January 1, 2018
Expiration Date: December 31, 2021
Summary:

A new federal ruling requires that healthcare professionals performing physical exams on commercial motor vehicle drivers must now have National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) certification. In order to receive certification, you must complete training and pass a federal certification test to meet the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) guidelines.


Credits: 14 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Interactive Online, Online Download, MP3, MP4, Audio CD, Online Streaming Video
Price: $695
Release Date: October 1, 2019
Expiration Date: October 1, 2022
Summary:

This CME course is an evidence-based look at sleep disorders, their underlying causes, and the most appropriate therapies. Sleep Medicine for Non-Specialists covers topics such as sleep-wake disorders, apnea, insufficient sleep linked to chronic conditions or diseases, pharmacologic and behavioral therapies, and more. It will help you to:

  • Identify differences between obstructive and central sleep apnea
  • Explain characteristics of REM sleep disorder and non-REM parasomnias
  • Summarize sleep disturbances found in medical and psychiatric disorders
  • Address sleep disruption found in women and older patients

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