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Medical Risk Management CME (MedRisk) Risk Management CME MedRisk
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD. 
CME Credit Hours...1.0 to 10.0 per program 
(Over 50 courses offering a total of more than 214 hours).
CME Credits Awarded by....Medical Risk Management, Inc.
Cost for Credit....$15 per credit.
Instruct. Type....Text-Only.
Target Audience...Risk Management (all providers who need CME in risk management, patient safety and medical error prevention).
Educational material continually updated.
Medical Risk Management CME (MedRisk) provides online CME focusing on risk management, patient safety and medical error prevention. MedRisk offers over 50 courses for physicians, dentists and nurses. Representative topics include preventing medical errors; avoiding "never" events; avoiding medical systems failures; low health literacy; cultural competency; medical ethics;  electronic medicine; documentation; failure to diagnose; failure to diagnose cancer; managing disruptive physician behavior; working with difficult patients; Informed consent; and root cause analysis. 
Specialty-specific courses are available in these areas: 
AnesthesiologyChild and Adolescent Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine; Hospital MedicineNeurology; Obstetrics/Gynecology; Ophthalmology; Oral Surgery; Orthopedics; Pathology; Pain Management; PediatricsPsychiatry; Radiology; and Surgery. Courses meet most states' requirements for licensure as well as many malpractice insurers' requirements for premium discounts. Hardcopy versions are available for those who don't want to take CME online.

ALARA - CT (As Low As Reasonably Achievable): The Society for Pediatric Radiology Radiology CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...11.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....The Society for Pediatric Radiology and the American College of Radiology.
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Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures.
Formats...ONLINE VIDEO, DVD, MP4, PDF syllabus, and CME information. 
Target Audience...Pediatric Radiologists, General Radiologists, Medical Imaging Physicists and CT Technologists at both pediatric and adult facilities.
Educational material last updated....May 1, 2014.
Expiration of CME credit...May 1, 2017.
ALARA - CT (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) is a platform for the sharing of knowledge about radiation dosing in children undergoing diagnostic medical imaging procedures.
Some topics include: Why and When to Use CT in Children, Should Risk from Medical Imaging be Assessed in the Absence of Benefit?, Overview of CT Technologies for Children, Management of Automatic Exposure Control (AEC) During Pediatric Imaging and many more.