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Disappointing Results Seen Thus Far for Choosing Wisely

Disappointing Results Seen Thus Far for Choosing Wisely



Time to Complete

15 minutes for CME/34.20 minutes for CE


October 14, 2015


October 14, 2017
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0.25 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.57 / CE for Nurses

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Jointly sponsored by Projects in Knowledge and MedPage Today


This article was produced as part of a news collaboration with MedPage Today.

Program Description

Among the many issues clinicians face today, staying current with advances in medicine is becoming a major challenge. Teaching Brief® articles will allow clinicians to stay up-to-date and assimilate new information into their daily practice. The content of these Teaching Brief® articles has been validated through an independent expert peer review process.

Educational Objectives

Upon successful completion of this educational program, the reader should be able to:

  • Discuss the results of this study
  • Review the relevance and significance of the study in the broader context of clinical care

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There is no fee for this activity.

Staff, Planners, and Reviewers Disclosures

Scott Harris, Henry A Solomon, MD, FACP, FACC; Clinical Associate Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College, Reviewer, and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner, have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity. The staff of Projects In Knowledge®, Inc. and the staff of MedPage Today have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Study Disclosures

Some authors are employees of HealthCore, which is a wholly owned Anthem subsidiary; others are employees of Anthem. All authors have stock or other ownership interests in Anthem.




AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

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Designation Statement

Projects In Knowledge®, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum, of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




CE for Nurses

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Projects In Knowledge, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

Projects In Knowledge is also an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15227.

DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or PIK endorsement of any commercial product or service.


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