Ethics CME Courses

Ethics CME Courses

Format: Audio CD, MP3
Price: $27.99
Summary: A variety of ethics discussions, regularly updated.
Format: Hardcopy
Price: About $15/credit
Summary: MedRisk -Medical Risk Management, Inc. - is ACCME-accredited and gives online CMEs that pinpoint risk management, safety of patients, and preventions of medical errors. It also provides more than 50 courses for doctors, dentists, and nurses. CME topics include avoiding medical errors; preventing what are called “never” events; preventing failures in medical systems; decreased health literacy; increased cultural competency; better medical ethics; and more informed electronic medicine. Also available are specialty-specific risk management CME courses. These courses apply states’ guidelines for licenses and malpractice insurers’ guidelines for top discounts. Offered online or via hardcopy versions for people who want to avoid taking CMEs online. CME credits vary by each course and cost: about $15 per credit.
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $25/credit hour
Release Date: 5/1/2015
Expiration Date: 4/30/2017
Summary: Featured Content:
  • Define “health disparities” and how they disproportionately affect ethnic and racial minority populations in the United States
  • Describe the National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards of the USDHHS Office of Minority Health and how they impact the ethical responsibilities of medical service providers
  • Recognize that “ethnicity,” “race,” and “culture” are fluid categories that overlap and also include other aspects of identity that can include religion, sexual orientation, gender, class, etc
  • Describe the practice of “cultural competence” in the health care setting
  • Successfully navigate a Mexican American patient with limited English proficiency through the process of establishing culturally and linguistically care and obtaining referrals for treatment of her asthma
  • Utilize the 7 basic components of asthma care and management according the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (2007)

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