State-Mandated CME Courses

State-Mandated CME Courses

Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 1/26/2010
Expiration Date: 1/25/2016
Summary: Course Topics:
  • the changing legal environment surrounding rape and sexual assault.
  • Manage patient concerns and law enforcement issues that arise in cases of sexual assault.
  • Work with trained sexual assault nurse examiners.
  • Perform forensic examination.
  • Arrange for necessary medical treatment and follow-up of sexual assault victims.
  • Learning Format: interactive online course, including mandatory assessment questions (number of questions varies by course or module) that is Case-based.
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 9/8/2015
Expiration Date: 9/7/2017
Summary: Course Topics:
  • Understand the differences between people who become patients and those who choose not to seek medical care.
  • Identify the situations that turn patients into plaintiffs.
  • Refrain from using behaviors that precipitate lawsuits.
  • List the behaviors of never-sued physicians and incorporate them into daily practice.
  • Use patient-centered interviewing.
  • Recognize potentially litigious patients and put into practice methods for dealing with them.
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 11/1/2015
Expiration Date: 10/31/2017
Summary: Course Objectives:
  • Ask questions that will help you understand the patient's Explanatory Model, or understanding, of her illness experience.
  • Base your approach to culture using the LEARN mnemonic: Listen, Explain, Acknowledge, Recommend, and Negotiate.
  • Ask and respond to patients' faith-based values and goals for care.
  • Help patients to anticipate and consider aspects of the dying process they might not have considered.
  • Open up communication with others who will be involved in patients' end-of-life care.
  • Incorporate patients' values and preferences in advance care planning.
  • How to respond to requests from a patient's family that raise ethical questions.
  • Determine how to offer truth in order to elicit your patients' preferences.
  • Negotiate solutions that respect patients' preferences as well as your ethical duty.
  • Look at the evidence for and against complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices.
  • Advise patientsbased on evidence.
  • Negotiate treatment plans with patients who incorporate CAM.
  • Build trust and have open communication with patients.
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 1/5/2014
Expiration Date: 1/4/2016
Summary: Course Objectives:
  • Know EMTALA laws and their effect on the practice of emergency medicine so that physician decisions are in compliance with EMTALA laws
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 8/17/2016
Expiration Date: 8/16/2017
Summary: Course Objectives:
  • Use appropriate medical evaluations in cases where abuse is suspected.
  • Gather an appropriate history in cases where child abuse is suspected.
  • Communicate well with investigative services.
  • Document abuse thoroughly in the medical record.
  • Use recent clinical advances to cases where child abuse is suspected
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 1/6/2014
Expiration Date: 1/5/2016
Summary: Course Objectives:
  • Know how to diagnose common pain problems.
  • Determine and manage functional status in pain patients.
  • Know how to manage long-term pain medications, particularly opioids.
  • Use referral and ancillary care providers in the treatment of chronic pain.
Format: Hardcopy
Price: About $15/credit
Summary: Medical Risk Management, Inc. (MedRisk) is an online provider of CME and a ACCME accredited that specializes on medical error prevention, patient safety and risk management. It offers over 50 courses for dentists, physicians, and nurses. Topics on Representative Risk Management CME includes medical ethics; cultural competency; preventing medical errors; avoiding “never” events; electronic medicine; avoiding medical systems failures; and low health literacy. Also included are the Specialty-specific risk management CME courses. Courses for licensure likewise many malpractice insurers’ requirements for premium discounts meet most states’ standards. There are online versions as well as hardcopy versions for learners who do not want to take CME online. Risk Management CME Credits changes depending on the course and the cost is almost $15 per credit.
Format: Hardcopy
Price: About $15/credit
Summary: Medical Risk Management, Inc. (MedRisk) is an ACCME-accredited provider of online CME that focuses on risk management, patient safety and medical error prevention. MedRisk provides over 50 courses for physicians, dentists and nurses. Representative Risk Management CME discussions include preventing medical errors; avoiding “never” events; avoiding medical systems failures; cultural competency; low health literacy; medical ethics; and electronic medicine. Specialty-specific risk management CME courses are also available. Courses meet most states’ requirements for licensure as well as many malpractice insurers’ requirements for premium discounts. Online or hardcopy versions are available for those who prefer not to take CME online. Risk Management CME Credits vary by program and cost approximately $15 per credit.
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: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 9/8/2013
Expiration Date: 9/7/2017
Summary: Course Topics:
  • Define legality of doctors' obligations.
  • Present the past of suits about malpractice.
  • Discuss behavior differences of physicians who have and have not been sued.
  • Provide strategies to eliminate medical malpractice risk.
  • Provide claims about medical malpractice by describing required aspects.

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