... 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...

... Residency Program, he joined the UCSF faculty in 1981. He directed that residency from 1989 until 2006. In 2000, he became Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education (CME) and continues to lead UCSF's extensive CME program. Since 2006, Dr. Baron has also been serving as Associate Dean for Graduate...

... 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...

.../ 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...

... 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...

... 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...
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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...

... 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...

... 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...

... telemedicine 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). In addition to recommendations made by the COL...

.... The posterior pole appears normal on FFA, differentiating 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...