... The best available evidence suggests that CME is effective in achieving and maintaining knowledge, competence, and procedural skills, as well as improving physician performance and patient health outcomes, if the activity is planned and implemented according to recommended approaches...

... Continuing medical education has traditionally used didactic lectures and reading followed by testing to confirm knowledge, with little heed paid to the importance of physician practice behaviors. The focus of modern CME has evolved from increasing knowledge to improving physician competence...

... Point of Care CME (PoCCME) is CME developed by an accredited provider that includes self-directed online learning. A physician answers a clinical patient question in real time using an evidence-based source and then documents the question, the sources consulted, and the resultant application...

... The role of hospitalists in CME continues to expand. Programs have been developed for hospitalists as agents of change in venues ranging from university CME programs, to the Society of Hospital Medicine, to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Hospitalists should incorporate...

... Most physicians learn through informal approaches, including reading, point-of-care learning, and consulting colleagues. More formal adult learning occurs mainly through continuing medical education (CME). The approach to physician learning through CME is changing and hospitalists are poised...

... physicians earn continuing education credit are educationally sound and effective. Systematic reviews have assessed the impact of continuing medical education (CME) in improving physician knowledge, attitudes, skills, performance, and patient outcomes (Mansouri & Lockyer, 2007; Marinopoulos et al, 2007...

... education (CME) activity available. This online training uses 4 video case series, along with advanced interactive educational techniques, to improve physicians' skills and knowledge (available at http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/clinical-guides-and-manuals/niaaa-clinicians-guide-online-training...

... use on the iPhone, iPad, and all Android devices. Our images were so valuable for learning and practicing medicine that they were requested for use and then incorporated into other primary care and specialty textbooks, websites, continuing medical education (CME) presentations, and test-preparation...

.../ DermNet NZ. Dermatoscopy Dermoscopy of the Nail— http://www.dermnetnz.org/cme/dermoscopy-course/dermoscopy-of-the-nail/ . Di Chiacchio ND, Farias DC, Piraccini BM, et al. Consensus on melanonychia nail plate dermoscopy. An Bras Dermatol. 2013;88(2):309-313— https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc...

... do not offer specific training in sports medicine. 10 For a physician to be considered a team physician, a significant portion of clinical practice should focus on sports medicine, and the physician should maintain their knowledge base with continuing medical education (CME) in sports medicine...

... The AMA's Steps Forward program includes straightforward, concrete steps to consider prior to creating and implementing a telemedicine program. This includes online resources as potential continuing medical education (CME) credits. 15 ...

... vasculitis associated with CME, and vitritis. There are episodes of exacerbation and remission with variable visual outcome. Visual loss may be due to chronic CME, optic atrophy, macular scarring, or CNV. Electroretinography is useful for diagnosis and monitoring disease progression and response to treatment...

.... 3 In addition, continuing medical education (CME) accreditation is an attractive benefit to factor in when considering cost. Consistency : Maintaining consistency in a program involves ongoing faculty development. We bring our facilitators together every quarter to discuss pertinent issues...
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... present as a diffuse collection of intraretinal fluid or focal accumulation in the honeycomb-like spaces of the outer plexiform and inner nuclear layers, which is known as cystoid macular edema (CME) and has a characteristic appearance on OCT, which is a good noninvasive method of monitoring response...

... studies after marketing approval and aid in the publication of favorable results but may retard publication of unfavorable results. The need for physicians to meet continuing medical education (CME) requirements in order to maintain their licenses encourages manufacturers to sponsor conferences...

... to gain continuing medical education credits, the CME credits that they require if they are to maintain their license. We hold the dinner lectures four to six times a year, and we focus on new advances in the attendees' areas of specialty. Sharing the knowledge of our researchers and physicians...

... improving patient perceptions, but rather about building physician skill. We spend enormous resources every year learning how to practice our skills through extensive continuing medical education (CME) coursework. But we spend no time learning ways to improve how we practice medicine. Physicians typically...

... to private practice physicians. When employed physicians take a day off work, they still get paid. When private practice physicians take a day off, they lose income, so we needed to devise incentives for them to enroll. We’ve offered physicians CME credit and are exploring options such as starting late...