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About CME


This Point-Of-Care product on Access Medicine allows physicians to research a topic and receive credit for that research. Editorial board, author and planner disclosures can be found here, and a general overview of the CME program can be found in video form here.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for family physicians.

Learning Objective

To answer clinical questions with current and relevant data to improve patient care.

Accreditation and Designation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association (IPMA) and McGraw-Hill Companies. The IPMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association designates that physicians should only claim - for this internet point of care activity - credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Each structured internet point of care search is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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Faculty and Planners Disclosure Statement

As a provider dedicated to independent education and accredited by the ACCME, IPMA must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. All individuals (including their spouse/partner) with potential to influence the content of this program have submitted Conflict of Interest declarations that have been reviewed according to policy and these declarations are listed below. All individuals with potential conflicts have been contacted as needed by IPMA staff, and issues of conflict have been discussed, managed, and mitigated. Disclosures of relevant financial relationships from authors of these titles can be found here.

Method of Participation to Earn CME/CE Credit

There are no fees or pre-requisites for participating in and receiving credit for this online educational activity.  In order to obtain credit for participating in this activity, participants must: Read the educational objective and disclosure statements

  1. Complete a topic search
  1. Complete the evaluation form which includes identifying the sources used to arrive at your clinical topic answer, description of how you applied what was learned to your practice and whether it resulted in a change in knowledge, competence or performance

Credit will be issued only upon completed activity evaluation.  After submitting these forms, you will be able to print out your credit certificate.

Complete List of Eligible Titles (as of June 2022)

The following list of titles comprise the complete list of books currently available for accreditation in the CME program, as well as the Access platform on which they can be found below. Disclosures of relevant financial relationships from authors of these titles can be found here.

Title Site
Anesthesia Equipment Simplified AccessAnesthesiology
Atlas of Pain Medicine Procedures AccessAnesthesiology
Clinical Electrophysiology Review, 2nd Edition AccessCardiology
Clinical Neurology and Neuroanatomy: A Localization-Based Approach AccessMedicine, AccessNeurology
CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Cardiology, 5th Edition AccessMedicine, AccessCardiology
CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Emergency Medicine, 8th Edition AccessMedicine, AccessEmergency Medicine
CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Surgery, 15th Edition AccessMedicine
Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 5th Edition AccessMedicine, AccessPediatrics
Goodman & Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 13th Edition
AccessMedicine, AccessAnesthesiology, AccessHemOnc
Hadzic's Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Anatomy for Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia, 2nd Edition AccessAnesthesiology
Hadzic's Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management, 2nd Edition AccessAnesthesiology
Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 7th Edition AccessMedicine
Hung's Difficult and Failed Airway Management, 3e AccessAnesthesiology
Hurst's The Heart, 14th Edition AccessMedicine, AccessCardiology
Laposata's Laboratory Medicine: Diagnosis of Disease in the Clinical Laboratory, 3e AccessMedicine
Medical Genetics: An Integrated Approach AccessMedicine
Natural Labor and Birth: An Evidence-Based Guide to the Natural Birth Plan AccessObGyn
Obstetric Intensive Care Manual, 5th Edition AccessObGyn
Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Essentials for Practice, 2nd Edition AccessPediatrics
Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2nd Edition AccessMedicine
Principles and Practice of Pain Medicine, 3rd Edition
AccessAnesthesiology, AccessNeurology
Principles of Critical Care, 4th Edition AccessMedicine, AccessAnesthesiology
Principles of Rehabilitation Medicine  AccessMedicine
Procedures in Critical Care
Radical and Reconstructive Gynecologic Cancer Surgery
Reichman's Emergency Medicine Procedures, 3rd Edition AccessEmergency Medicine
Rudolph's Pediatrics, 23rd Edition AccessPediatrics
Simon's Emergency Orthopedics, 8th Edition AccessEmergency Medicine
Smith's Patient-Centered Interviewing, 4th Edition AccessMedicine
Strange and Schafermeyer's Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 5th Edition AccessEmergency Medicine, AccessPediatrics
Surgical Patient Safety: A Case-Based Approach AccessSurgery
Texas Children's Hospital Handbook of Pediatric and Neonatology AccessPediatrics
The Anesthesia Guide AccessAnesthesiology
The Color Atlas of Family Medicine, 3rd Edition AccessMedicine
Understanding Value-Based Healthcare AccessMedicine
Williams Obstetrics, 25th Edition AccessMedicine, AccessObGyn


The opinions expressed in the enduring educational activity are those of the authors. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Further, attendees/participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program.

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