Virtual Lecture Hall CME 2017‑2018 | CMEList.com

Courses listed in alphabetical order


Accident or Injury? Managing Abuse in Younger Children Child Abuse CME
Child Abuse CME Credit hours...2.0. 
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Accident or Injury? Managing Abuse in Younger Children will help you: 
Recognize and evaluate cases of suspected child physical abuse and child sexual abuse; 
Document injuries appropriately; 
Understand your responsibilities as a mandated reporter; 
Recount the investigative processes involved in suspected child abuse cases; and 
Collaborate effectively with child protective services (CPS) and law enforcement agencies.

A Clinician's Guide to Sexual Assault Sexual Assault CME
Sexual Assault CME Credit hours...2.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut,  Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Texas
A Clinician's Guide to Sexual Assault will help you to:
Understand the epidemiology of sexual assault;
Anticipate your patients' needs; and
Meet legal and forensic requirements in assault cases.

A Guide to the Secrets of Never-Sued Physicians Malpractice CME
Risk Management CME Credit hours...4.0. 
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut, Massachusetts, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.
A Guide to the Secrets of Never-Sued Physicians will help you to:
Utilize the behaviors of never-sued physicians and incorporate them into daily practice;
Refrain from using specific physician behaviors that precipitate lawsuits;
Recognize potentially litigious patients and put into practice methods for dealing with them;
Practice medicine in a way that is consistent with recognized ethical principles.

An Introduction to the Practice of Palliative Medicine Palliative Medicine CME
Palliative Medicine CME Credit hours...1.0. 
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....California, Nevada, Oregon, Rhode Island, Rhode Island, and Texas.
An Introduction to the Practice of Palliative Medicine will help you to:
Utilize therapies intended to reduce or relieve distressing symptoms;
Communicate better, including using active listening and shared decision-making;
Coordinate care with health and spiritual professionals;
Manage and support patients and family members experiencing death and bereavement; and
Apply important ethical principles to patient care.

Communicating Through Healthcare Interpreters Cultural Competence CME
Cultural Competence CME Credit hours...2.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....Rush University Medical Center. 
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.
Communicating Through Healthcare Interpreters will help you to:
Understand the legal requirements and clinical importance of working with interpreters;
Better manage your communications with patients who do not speak English;
Appropriately use interpreters and interpretive services in your practice setting; and
Improve your level of cultural competency.

Current Management of Domestic Violence - Responding to IPV Domestic Violence CME
Domestic Violence CME Credit hours...Up to 16 hours. 
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Texas.
Current Management of Domestic Violence - Responding to IPV will help you to:
Improve your skills by managing up to 17 patient cases;
Meet your ethical and legal obligations to screen patients for intimate partner violence (IPV); and appropriately respond to disclosures of abuse; Assess the safety of IPV victims; and
Work with your patients to change their violent situation.

Delivering Culturally Competent Care: Managing Type 2 Diabetes in Diverse Cultural Competence CME Populations  
Cultural Competence CME Credit hours...Up to 9 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Instruction Type....Case-Based Interactive.
Target Audiences...Any health care provider who treats diabetes.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.
Delivering Culturally Competent Care: Managing Type 2 Diabetes in Diverse Populations
Improve your cross-cultural management skills and understand important terms, such as race, ethnicity, and culture; 
Meet your ethical obligations to provide open, respectful patient communication, 
Reduce the risks and problems of miscommunication; 
Recognize patterns of health care disparities and utilize strategies for eliminating factors that influence them; 
Deal with cultural issues when recommending lifestyle modifications and preventive measures in persons with type 2 diabetes; and 
Follow current treatment guidelines for type 2 diabetes, including the appropriate use of oral agents and introduction of insulin.

EMTALA: An E.R. Law That Affects All Physicians, 2nd Edition Risk Management CME
Risk Management CME Credit hours...4.0. 
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Emergency Physicians.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas
EMTALA: An E.R. Law That Affects All Physicians, 2nd Edition will help you to:
Realize how EMTALA affects your own practice;
Understand how to comply with the law;
Keep abreast of changes in the rules and regulations that govern enforcement;
Become familiar with the penalties for noncompliance with EMTALA; and
Meet your ethical and legal responsibilities to provide care.

Identifying and Evaluating Child Abuse Chil Abuse CME 
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Child Abuse CME Credit hours..2.0.
Credit CME Credits Awarded by....University of Missouri-Columbia.
Cost...........$50.
Instruction Type...Case-Based Interactive.
Target Audience...PED, FP, IM, ER, OB/GYN, and other physicians who treat children.
Meets Special CME Requirements in... Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas.
Identifying and Evaluating Child Abuse will help you to:
• Perform evaluations in cases of suspected child abuse;
• Document injuries appropriately; and
• Work with law enforcement and community agencies.
This program meets special CME requirements in these states:
• Connecticut - Risk Management
• Massachusetts - Risk Management
• New York Child Abuse
• Pennsylvania Risk - Management / Patient Safety
• Texas - Medical Ethics / Professional Responsibility

Improving Outcomes in Chronic Pain Pain Management CME 
Pain Management CME Credit hours...Up to 14.55 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....California, Oregon, and Rhode Island.
Improving Outcomes in Chronic Pain will help you to:
Assess and measure pain and its effects on your patients;
Choose appropriate therapies for chronic pain;
Better manage common pain syndromes; and
Safeguard your practice from drug abuse and diversion.

Infection Control for Physicians Infection Control CME 
Infection Control CME Credit hours...2.0 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island (Universal Precautions), Rhode Island (Infection Control / Modes of Transmission) and Texas.
Infection Control for Physicians will help you to: 
Use evidence-based risk management practices and current guidelines to control infection in health care personnel;
Improve your knowledge and skills in blood borne infection, drug resistant organisms, and outpatient respiratory illness; and
Meet state infection control training requirements.

Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain Pain Management CME
Pain Management CME Credit hours...1.0. 
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....California, Massachusetts, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Texas.
Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain will help you to: 
Diagnose and manage chronic low back pain;
Utilize appropriate long-term opioid treatment; and
Safeguard your practice from drug abuse and diversion.

Preventing and Responding to Medical Errors Medical Errors CME
Medical Errors CME Credit hours...3.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas
Preventing and Responding to Medical Errors will help you to:
Recognize how root causes and other factors contribute to errors and medical adverse events;
Understand the difference between active and latent causes of medical adverse events;
Manage your ethical obligation to promptly and openly disclose a medical error to a patient and their family; and
Develop ongoing patient safety improvement efforts based on national standards and guidelines.

Recognizing and Managing Opioid Misuse Opiod Abuse CME
Substance Abuse CME Credit hours...1.0.  
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....California, Massachusetts, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Texas.
Recognizing and Managing Opioid Misuse will help you to:
Utilize appropriate long-term opioid treatment;
Diagnose and manage substance abuse disorders; and
Safeguard your practice from drug abuse and diversion.

Risk Management and the Art of Medicine Risk Management CME 
Risk Management CME Credit hours...3.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.
Risk Management and the Art of Medicine will help you to:
Identify physician behaviors that lead to malpractice lawsuits;
Explain the four elements required to prove a claim of medical malpractice;
Incorporate strategies you can use to reduce your malpractice risk; and
Practice medicine in a way that is consistent with recognized ethical principles.

Skin Cancer Education for Primary Care Skin Cancer CME
Skin Cancer CME Credit hours...Up to 12.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour. 
Skin Cancer Education for Primary Care will help you to: 
Improve your confidence in evaluating pigmented skin lesions;
Utilize a practical approach for managing your patients at risk for skin cancer; and
Refresh your knowledge of the treatment approaches used for malignant and pre-malignant skin lesions.

The Human Side of Medical Errors Risk Management CME 
Risk Management CME Credit hours...2.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.
The Human Side of Medical Errors will help you to:
Deal with complex ethical issues that arise when caring for colleagues;
Share bad news with patients or families compassionately and effectively;
Participate in safe and efficient patient handoffs with other healthcare providers; and
Recognize and respond appropriately to disruptive behavior that is endangering patient safety within the health care team.

The Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in AIDS HIV/AIDS CME
HIV/AIDS CME Credit hours...1.0 hour. 
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut and Florida.
After completing The Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in AIDS, you should be better able to:
• Recognize that restoration of immunologic function in persons with HIV disease may lead to a worsening clinical picture, the immune reconstitution syndrome.
• Diagnose and manage occult opportunistic infections in persons with newly treated HIV disease.
• Treat CNS cryptococcal disease in persons with AIDS.

Using Systematic Procedures to Prevent Medical Errors Risk Management CME
Risk Management CME Credit hours...2.0. 
CME Credits Awarded by....Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Cost...........$25 per hour.
Meets Special CME Requirements in....Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.
Using Systematic Procedures to Prevent Medical Errors will help you to:
Use standardized procedures and checklists to reduce medical errors;
Manage informed consent;
Utilize rapid response teams; and
Better approach communication difficulties.

The Virtual Lecture Hall offers online CME programs to meet physician licensing requirements for communication, professionalism, and systems-based care. These special licensing requirements include topics such as: medical errors prevention, medical ethics, risk management, patient safety, professional responsibility, cultural competency, pain management, infectious diseases (including HIV/AIDS), infection control, domestic violence, sexual assault, palliative medicine, end-of-life care, and universal precautions. Virtual Lecture Hall CME Courses are presented in alphabetical order by course name on this page.