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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...

A Few Words on Studying and Taking the Board Examination >

Graber and Wilbur's Family Medicine Examination & Board Review, 4e

... at a time worth 0.25 CME credits. This question bank offers another opportunity to test your knowledge and determine where you need to focus your studying. Successful test-takers do not use grand strategies to outsmart the question writers; instead they tend to employ a few simple rules when answering...

Evidence-Based Medicine > CASE 28.6

Graber and Wilbur's Family Medicine Examination & Board Review, 4e

... + false negatives represents all of the people with disease. You are currently in Los Angeles, attending a CME course where the reception for carrier X is 99%. You check your "reception-o-meter" and it says you have coverage. But does this mean you have coverage? Here's what our 2 × 2 table...

Patient-Centered Care > CASE 29.2

Graber and Wilbur's Family Medicine Examination & Board Review, 4e

... that you could conduct an interview with them. Because you completed a course entitled "Advanced Life Support for Culturally Responsive Care," you are able to deal with such a situation! Your mind drifts back to that course … ah, CME on the beach! HELPFUL TIP: While learning and respecting...

Leveraging Your Burning Platform > Getting Started

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

... number of lawsuits filed against them and cost our organization the most money. Multiple studies have confirmed the link of ineffective communication and malpractice risk. 3 In addition, continuing medical education (CME) accreditation is an attractive benefit to factor in when considering cost...

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...

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

... that was started back in 2004. The program was implemented to allow physicians 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...

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

Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 14e

... 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 and courses, often in highly attractive vacation sites, and new drugs are often featured in such courses...

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

... Education (CME) online. Instead of carrying reference books and charts, they refer to their handheld devices to make quick references and calculations. On the other end of the spectrum, they use powerful computers to synthesize from an array of X-ray "slices" three-dimensional images of internal body...

Doctors Need to Communicate Better > Communication Training Must Be Practical

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

... is not about 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...

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

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

.... We’ve offered physicians CME credit and are exploring options such as starting late in the day and running courses in the evening and on weekends. Helping physicians enhance their communication skills will improve patient care, ultimately impacting safety and quality, so we’re determined to make...

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

... 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" as they could possibly attend. Most important, we were able to finally begin answering the "If it's...
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  • x Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e

Atlas of Atherosclerosis > INTRODUCTION

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

... 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 for Physicians. Created under an unrestricted...