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AMA Therapeutic Insights
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Clara Auty, MD.
Credit hours...1.0 hour for each newsletter (total of 4.0 hours).
CME Credits Awarded by....AMA.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type....Text-Only (pdf).
Target Audiences....FP, IM.
Educational material last updated....2012.
CME Credit Expires...One year after posting.
Financial support...None Stated.
AMA Therapeutic Insights is a "disease-specific CME newsletter with the latest treatment guidelines and unprecedented prescribing data views." The four current newsletters are: 
• Management of Stable COPD;
• Current Management of Dyslipidemia in Adults;
• Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease;
• Treatment of Tobacco Dependence.

California Academy of Family Physicians Online CME (CAFP)
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Credit hours...One hour per course (3.0 hours). Some programs give additional AAFP credit for being "evidence-based."
CME Credits Awarded by....California Academy of Family Physicians.
Cost for Credit....Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Audio or Text-Only.
Target Audience....FP, IM.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial support...Various Pharmaceutical Companies.
CME Credit Expires...One or two years after posting.
The 3 current activities are:
Spirometry 101 for the Primary Care Physician
• Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals 2011-2014
• Spirometry Aids the Differential Diagnosis of Asthma and COPD

Cleveland Clinic Internal Medicine and Subspecialties
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Clara Auty, MD
Credit hours....About 95 activities offering a total of about 95 hours (not counted).
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Cost..........Free.
Instruct. Type...Slide-Video and Slide-Audio Lectures, Podcasts, Text-Only, Case Based Interactive.
Target Audiences...IM.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Some activities have commercial support.
CME Credit Expires...2 years after posting.
Includes all activities under Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Disease Management Project Clinical Decisions Cases, and Cleveland Clinic Medicine Today: Internal Medicine Webcast Series. It also includes specialty grand rounds and the Masters in Medicine series.
Recent topics include:
Iron overload and the liver
Clinical strategies for obesity management
Systemic Vasculitides

Cleveland Clinic Disease Management Project Clinical Decisions Cases
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Clara Auty, MD.
Credit hours...Each activity awards 0.25 to 0.5 credit-hours (most are 15 minutes); 29 activities offering a total of about 8.5 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Cost for Credit....Free.
Instruct. Type...Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences...FP, IM. 
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...None Stated. 
CME Credit Expires...3 years after posting.
This series applies national practice guidelines and key research findings to clinical practice. Each case includes didactic information as well as interactive case-based lessons to aid in patient management. Some recent topics are: 
• Endometrial Cancer;
• Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease;
• Prostate Cancer Prevention;
• Cervical Cancer;
• Diverticulitis; 
• Screening and Detecting Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children;
and
• Chronic Renal Failure.

Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Clara Auty, MD.
Credit hours...1.0 hour per article; Up to 4.0 hours for each issue (up to 48 hours per year).
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Instruction Type... Text-Only.
Target Audiences...FP, IM.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Educational material last updated...3/13.
Financial Support...None Stated. 
You will find the full text and the CME questions from the last 12 months of the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
Recent articles include: 
• Cervical Cancer Screening: What's New and What's Coming?
• A 67 Year Old Man with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
• Frailty in Older Adults: Implications for End of Life Care
• Septic Shock: The Initial Moments and Beyond


Cleveland Clinic Disease Management Project Clinical Decisions Cases
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Clara Auty, MD.
Credit hours...Each activity awards 0.25 to 0.5 credit-hours (most are 15 minutes); 29 activities offering a total of about 8.5 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Cost for Credit....Free.
Instruct. Type...Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences...FP, IM. 
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...None Stated. 
CME Credit Expires...3 years after posting.
This series applies national practice guidelines and key research findings to clinical practice. Each case includes didactic information as well as interactive case-based lessons to aid in patient management. Some recent topics are: 
• Endometrial Cancer;
• Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease;
• Prostate Cancer Prevention;
• Cervical Cancer;
• Diverticulitis; 
• Screening and Detecting Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children;
and
• Chronic Renal Failure.

Cleveland Clinic Medicine Today: Internal Medicine Webcast Series
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Clara Auty, MD.
Credit hours...4 webcasts offering 1.0 hour each (total of 4 hours).
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Cost for Credit....Free.
Instruct. Type....Slide-Audio Lecture.
Target Audiences....IM.
Educational material last updated....6/2012.
Financial Support...Audio-Digest Foundation.
This series presents topics from the Division of Medicine's Medical Grand Rounds, including: 
• Aortic Stenosis and Regurgitation
• Stress Testing: Indications and Modality
• Vitamin D in Health and Disease
• Social Media and Lifelong Learning

Cyberounds  "Conferences" (Text-Only)
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Clara Auty, MD.
Credit hours...Up to 50.0 hours per year. (Also accredited by the American Osteopathic Association.) 
CME Credits Awarded by....Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Cost...........$125 for conferences, including an annual registration charge, free for eCME games.
Instruction Type...Text-Only, quizzes.
Target Audiences....FP, IM. 
Educational material last updated....Monthly.
Financial Support...Some activities are supported by pharmaceutical companies
The "Conferences" section includes programs in 16 specialties, developed by a panel of academic clinicians from 15 U.S. medical schools. eCME games are interactive quizzes.

Hepatitis Web Study
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Credit hours...0.5 per module (total of 13.5 hours)
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Alabama Continuing Medical Education.
Cost for Credit......Free. 
Instruction Type...Case-Based Interactive.
Target Audiences...FP, IM, ID, GI.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial Support...CDC.
A set of brief (30 minutes) case simulations about:
• Hepatitis A (3)
• Hepatitis B (14)
• Hepatitis C (6)
• Common Management Issues (2) and 
• Health Educator (2).

JAMA Internal Medicine (Formerly Archives of Internal Medicine)
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Clara Auty, MD,
Credit hours...78 courses available for credit.
CME Credits Awarded by....American Medical Association.
Cost...........Free to anyone with a paid subscription to any journal in the JAMA and AMA members.
Instruction Type...Text-Only
Target Audience...IM.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial support...None.
CME Credit Expires...Two years after posting.
Read the article and score above 80% on the quiz for credit. Some topics covered frequently are: Cardiology, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Neurology, Nephrology, and Surgery.

(The) Medical Letter on Drugs & Therapeutics
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Clara Auty, MD. 
Credit hours...26
CME Credits Awarded by....The Medical Letter.
Cost for Credit....Prices vary. See site for details.
Instruction Type....Text-Only.
Target Audience...FP, IM.
Educational material last updated...Monthly,
Financial Support...None Stated.
CME Credit Expires...One year after posting.
As a participant in The Medical Letter CME program
•  You read reviews of FDA-approved and off-label uses of drugs and other treatment modalities; 
•  You learn to select and prescribe, or confirm the appropriateness of the prescribed usage of the drugs and other therapeutic modalities with specific attention to clinical trials, pathophysiology, dosage and administration, drug metabolism and interactions, and patient management; and 
•  You learn to make independent and informed therapeutic choices in your practice.

Medscape Internal Medicine
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by... Bernard Sklar, MD.
Credit hours... Varies from time to time. 
CME Credits Awarded by....Medscape and 50 other sponsoring organizations.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture and Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences....IM.
Educational material last updated...New activities posted daily.
Financial Support...Many academic, specialty, and commercial sources as well as self-supported by Medscape.
Expiration of CME Credit...Credit for most activities expires one year after posting.
CME activities of special interest to internists. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:
CONFERENCE COVERAGE - Reports of  advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.
CLINICAL UPDATE - Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE - Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
CME-LIVE - Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.
CLINICAL BRIEFS - Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each
JOURNAL CME - Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
SPECIAL REPORT CME - Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape's professional member database by specialty.
INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES - Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
CME CIRCLE - Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

MyCME.com Acute Coronary Care Journal Club for Primary Care
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar MD.
Credit hours...1 activity offering 2.0 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Cost..........Free.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics.
Target Audience....FP, IM.
Educational material last updated...2012.
Financial support...Daiichi Sankyo Lilly.
Summarizes key scientific advances and clinical lessons from the literature and offers commentary from experts in the field of treating ACS. Each activity consists of a summary and discussion of recently published articles in the area of Acute Coronary Syndrome. Many activities have expired CME credit. The website will alert you if you have chosen an activity with expired credit.
NB Only one activity remains: 
Intervention & Prevention: Keeping Current with Acute Coronary Syndrome Journal Club (Issue #17)

NEJM Weekly CME Program
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Clara Auty, MD.
Credit hours ...One per exam, three per week. (Total of about 318 hours now available).
CME Credits Awarded by....Massachusetts Medical Society.
Cost..........Free to subscribers to NEJM; $19 (or $109 for bundles of ten) for non-subscribers).
Instruction Type....Text-and-Graphics.
Target Audiences....FP, IM, IM subspecialists.
Educational material last updated....Weekly.
Financial Support...None Stated.
Each week, three articles in the New England Journal of Medicine have a companion CME exam available online. You can earn up to one CME credit for each exam successfully completed. NEJM subscribers receive 20 online exams per year as part of their subscription. Non-subscribers may pay on an hourly basis ($19 per single credit or $109 for 10 exams) and read the articles and take the exams completely online.

Primary Issues CME
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Clara Auty, MD.
Credit hours...15 courses offering about 15 hours (not counted).
CME Credits Awarded by....Primary Care Education Network.
Cost for Credit.....Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Audio Lectures, Text-and-Graphics (pdf), Podcasts.
Target Audience....FP, IM. 
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial Support...Many Pharmaceutical Companies.
Expiration of CME credit...1 year after posting.
15 courses concerning diseases commonly seen in primary care.  

ReachMD
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by Clara Auty, MD.
Credit hours...About 31 activities offering 0.25 to 0.75 credits; total of about 15 credits (not counted).
CME Credits Awarded by....Multiple Sponsors.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type....Audio-only lecture, podcast, iPhone, satellite radio .
Target Audiences...FP, IM, OB/GYN.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Multiple Pharmaceutical Companies.
CME Credit Expires...One year after posting.
ReachMD consists entirely of podcasts offering 0.25 to 0.75 credit-hours. These can be listened to on your computer, mp3 player, XM Satellite radio or iPhone. Most activities are in general adult medicine and OB/GYN.

Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Credit hours...4.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....Boston University School of Medicine.
Cost..........Free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio Lectures.
Target Audience...All Physicians who treat patients with chronic pain.
Expiration of CME credit...January 31, 2014.
Financial Support...None Stated.
After completing Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain, you will be able to:
• Discuss the breadth and quality of evidence for the use of opioids for chronic pain, including current gaps in knowledge.
• Describe appropriate assessment, monitoring and documentation strategies to meet best practice standards and medico-legal requirements to support opioid prescribing.
• Apply appropriate communications strategies when initiating, managing, and, if necessary, terminating opioids for patients with chronic pain.
• Describe, screen for, and manage potential co-morbidities in chronic pain patients.
• Apply a practical framework for decision-making on the initiation, maintenance, and discontinuation of opioid analgesics for the treatment of chronic pain.
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 4 hours of risk

Scientific American Medicine
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Credit hours....120 per year.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Alabama School of Medicine and Medscape.
Cost...........$318.50 for 1 year, discounts for 2 and 3 year subscriptions.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics.
Target Audiences...IM.
Educational material last updated....Monthly.
Financial support...None Stated.
The Online Edition of Scientific American Medicine offers "the latest evidence and ... recommendations on diagnosis and treatment from over 200 of the world's leading specialists." Its chapters cover eleven major subspecialties of internal medicine; women's health; geriatrics; palliative medicine; psychology; dermatology; and neurology. A subscription to Scientific American Medicine includes twelve online tests, each offering 10 credits.

Southern Medical Journal
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Credit hours...Not Stated.
CME Credits Awarded by....Southern Medical Association.
Cost...........Free to members (Membership costs $295 per year)
Instruct. Type...Text-Only
Target Audience...FP, IM.
Educational material last updated.....Monthly.
CME Credit Expires...One year after posting.
Financial Support...None Stated.
CME Information is not available to non-members (not even the titles of the activities).

Texas Medical Association's Physician Oncology Education Program (POEP)
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Credit hours...12 activities offering a total of 31 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Texas Medical Association.
Cost for Credit....About $15 per hour.
Instruction Type...Text-Only, Point-of-Care.
Target Audience...FP, IM.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Some activities are: 
• Breast Cancer Screening: CME Performance Improvement Activity (20 CME Hours);
• Cancer Genetic Testing: Surgical Benefits, Management Options, and Limitations (1.5 CME Hours);
• Health Disparities- Podcast (0.5 CME Hour);
• Intimacy During and After Cancer- Podcast (0.5 CME Hour);
• Ovarian Cancer for the Health Care Provider Online Video (0.5 CME Hour);
• Ovarian Cancer: Designed for the Primary Care Physician (PDF) (1.5 CME Hours);
• Potential Endocrine Effects of Anticancer Therapy (1.5 CME Hours);
• Primary Care Update: Cervical Cancer (1.5 CME Hours);
• Tobacco Cessation Counseling: Right for the Patient, Good for Reimbursement - Podcast (0.5 CME Hour);
• Tobacco Intervention and the Health Care Provider (Module) (1 CME Hour); and
• Tobacco Intervention and the Health Care Provider (Podcast) (1 CME Hour).

University of Minnesota
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Credit hours...7 Global Health modules offering 24 to 40 credits per module. Total of about 210 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Minnesota.
Cost...........$845 per module or $895 (Module 7). Lower fees for certain groups of participants.
Instruction Type....Slide-Audio lectures and supporting materials.
Target Audiences....FP, IM, ID, PED and any physician interested in Global Health.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...None Stated.
The major focus of this site is Global Health. You will find these 7 modules:
Module 1: Introduction to Health Care for Immigrant and Refugee Populations
• Module 2: Disaster Response and Clinical Medicine in Resource-Limited Settings
• Module 3: Public Health and Noninfectious Disease in Developing Countries
• Module 4: Parasitic Infections
• Module 5: Bacterial, Mycobacterial (TB), and Fungal Infections
• Module 6: Viral Infections
• Module 7: Travel Medicine

You will also find 2 courses unrelated to global health:
Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Procedural Sedation (3.5 credits)
• FASD: Early Identification and Intervention in the Primary Care Setting (2.0 credits)