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Principles of Adult Learning and Continuing Medical Education > CME EFFECTIVENESS

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2e

... 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...

Principles of Adult Learning and Continuing Medical Education > THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF CME

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2e

... 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...

Principles of Adult Learning and Continuing Medical Education > OTHER FORMS OF CME

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2e

... 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...

Principles of Adult Learning and Continuing Medical Education > PRACTICAL IMPACT OF THE HOSPITALIST ON CME

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2e

... 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...

Principles of Adult Learning and Continuing Medical Education > INTRODUCTION

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2e

... 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...

COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE > The Role of Accreditation, Licensing and Specialty Boards, and Organized Medicine in Advancing Excellence

Understanding Medical Professionalism

... 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; Satterlee, Eggers, & Grimes, 2008). The Joint Commission...

Teledermatology > American Medical Association Steps Forward

Understanding Telehealth

... 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 ...

Retina > Birdshot Chorioretinopathy

Vaughan & Asbury's General Ophthalmology, 19e

... 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...

Leveraging Your Burning Platform > Getting Started

Communication the Cleveland Clinic Way: How to Drive a Relationship-Centered Strategy for Superior Patient Experience

.... 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...

Retina > MACULAR EDEMA

Vaughan & Asbury's General Ophthalmology, 19e

... 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 to treatment ( Figure 10...

Introduction: The Nature of Drugs & Drug Development & Regulation > Conflicts of Interest

Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 14e

... 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...

Service Experience—More than Just Pretty Words > SERVING COMMUNITIES PRODUCES LOCAL SUPPORT

Prescription for Excellence: Leadership Lessons for Creating a World-Class Customer Experience from UCLA Health System

... 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...

Disrupting the Business Model of the Physician's Practice > ROLE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN COORDINATING CARE

The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care

... UpToDate, 38 catch up on professional journal articles electronically, and maintain their licensing requirements by participating in Continuing Medical Education (CME) online. Instead of carrying reference books and charts, they refer to their handheld devices to make quick references and calculations...

Doctors Need to Communicate Better > Communication Training Must Be Practical

Service Fanatics: How to Build Superior Patient Experience the Cleveland Clinic Way

... 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...

Doctors Need to Communicate Better > We Must Help Private Practice Physicians

Service Fanatics: How to Build Superior Patient Experience the Cleveland Clinic Way

.... 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 in the day and running courses...

Patients, Their Physicians, and Telehealth > AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION TELEMEDICINE POLICY

Understanding Telehealth

... policies include the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA), the Council on Legislation (COL), 6 the Council on Medical Service (CMS), the Council on Medical Education (CME), and the Council on Science and Public Health (CSAPH). As adopted, CEJA Report 1-A-16 outlines broad obligations...

Electronic Health Record: Functionality, Adoption, Future > You Have to Start Somewhere, So Why Not Start with a Champion?

It's About Patient Care: Transforming Healthcare Information Technology the Cleveland Clinic Way

... of the MyChart secure patient portal feature that the Epic system enabled, talking about patient empowerment and a closer relationship between patients and their providers at clinician-oriented events, continuing medical education (CME) seminars, and in as many Cleveland Clinic community "Health Talks...

Best Practices in Physician Recruitment and Retention > EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2e

... their licenses and/or specialty accreditations, physicians must obtain a sufficient number of continuing medical education (CME) credits during a specified period. ACCME and the AMA define CME as “educational activities that serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional...

Retina > X-Linked Juvenile Retinoschisis

Vaughan & Asbury's General Ophthalmology, 19e

... it from CME. There is a negative electroretinogram (ERG) (normal a-wave amplitude with reduced b-wave amplitude), which is typical of disorders affecting the inner retina but leaving the photoreceptor cells intact. Female carriers have normal ERGs. X-linked retinoschisis is thought to be due to Muller...

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  • x Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e

Atlas of Atherosclerosis > INTRODUCTION

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e

... on the development and complication of atherosclerotic plaque explains some of these emerging concepts in plaque activation as they apply to the precipitation of thrombotic complications of atherosclerosis. From Peter Libby, MD: Changes and Challenges in Cardiovascular Protection: A Special CME Activity...

Atlas of Atherosclerosis > INTRODUCTION

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e

... as they apply to the precipitation of thrombotic complications of atherosclerosis. From Peter Libby, MD: Changes and Challenges in Cardiovascular Protection: A Special CME Activity for Physicians. Created under an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. Copyright © 2002, Cardinal Health...