Virtual Lecture Hall CME Courses

Virtual Lecture Hall CME Courses

Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 1/26/2010
Expiration Date: 1/15/2018
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: 1/4/2018
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: 8/16/2016
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: 1/5/2018
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: 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.
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $25/credit hour
Release Date: 4/1/2015
Expiration Date: 7/4/2019
Summary: Featured Content:
  • Assess the functional effects of pain in patients
  • Manage acute and chronic back pain
  • Appropriately utilize a range of therapeutic options when managing patients with chronic pain
  • Comply with current opioid risk-management practices, including the use of pain contracts and urine drug testing
  • Educate patients on the proper use, storage, and disposal of opioid medications
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $25/credit hour
Release Date: 8/14/2015
Expiration Date: 8/13/2017
Summary: Featured Content:
  • Using empirically valid clinical parameters to assess and operationalize acute suicidal risk
  • Taking immediate actions to manage the risk of suicidal behavior
  • Referring patients with suicidal ideation to behavioral health clinicians
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $25/credit hour
Release Date: 10/20/2014
Expiration Date: 10/19/2018
Summary: Course Focus:
  • Diagnose the clinical syndrome of porphyria cutanea tarda
  • Diagnose hepatitis C
  • Adjust the treatment of hepatitis C based on viral genotype and liver pathology
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $25/credit hour
Release Date: 5/1/2015
Expiration Date: 4/30/2019
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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