State-Required and Primary Care CME/CE Library
This compendium of hard-to-find state-required credits, common primary care clinical presentations, and business management topics provides 40 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  and 31 Nursing Contact Hours. It also offers 4 ABIM MOC points. Unlimited access available through Dec. 31, 2019 for only $97!

$ 97.00

Contract Basics

Contracts are a part of everyday business dealings, even in medical practice. Learn about essential contracts for a medical practice and some of the crucial components of those contracts in this activity.

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10 Ways Your Office is Being Mismanaged, And What to Do About It

A lack of desire to learn is the first of 10 common ways that physician practices are being mismanaged. This activity details nine other important signs that your practice is being mismanaged and how to rectify them.

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How to Resist Hospital Aggregation

Many independent physicians consider joining a hospital or health care system to save the extra stress - but collecting that steady paycheck may come at a price. Some of the disadvantages of joining a hospital system are described in this activity.

$ 19.95
 

The Intricacies of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act: What You Don't Do May Harm You

Develop effective policies regarding the use of email, social media, and text messaging to ensure information security. This activity also provides advice for evaluating vendor agreements to assure that they are compliant.

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Federal Anti-Kickback Laws: What Physicians Need to Know

This activity reviews the anti-kickback statutes and ways to ensure that your practice is adherent.Violations can result in levied criminal penalties, loss of reimbursements from federal programs, and even medical license revocation.

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The Fundamentals of Performance-Based Medicine

Performance-based medicine (PBM) helps health care providers improve the efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and quality of health care. Learn the best strategies for implementing PBM within your practice.

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Fundamentals of an Accountable Care Organization

The accountable care organization (ACO) works to reduce health care costs without compromising quality. This activity covers the essential qualities of an ACO and how it can benefit physicians and patients and reduce overall health care costs.

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Building a Compliance Program

This activity covers everything you need to know about building an effective compliance program - including essential program qualities, organizational changes, and common road blocks and how to circumvent them.

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Clostridium difficile and Overuse of Antibiotics: What to Know

C difficile infections are among the most serious health care complications. Discuss the prevalence of C difficile infection, review the its risk factors, and employ strategies to reduce the incidence of C difficile .

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Subacromial Impingement Syndrome: A Review of Nonoperative Treatment for Primary Care Physicians

The complexity of the shoulder joint leads to many pathologic processes that cause pain and dysfunction. Review the anatomy and pathology of the impingement syndrome and explore diagnosis and nonoperative treatment options in this activity.

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Drug Therapy for Older Type 2 Diabetes Patients: When Do Hypoglycemia Risks Outweigh HbA1c Goals?

Learn about the prevalence of diabetes in the elderly, the consequences of hypoglycemia in the elderly, and employ strategies to reduce the incidence of hypoglycemia in this activity.

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Using Injury Algorithms to Discriminate Physical Child Abuse from Trauma

Obtaining a thorough medical history is vital in the evaluation of an injured child suspected of being an abuse victim. Learn how to spot child abuse through injury patterns such as bruising patterns, sentinel injuries, and burns.

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The Case For and Against Annual Checkups

In light of the controversy surrounding routine general health checks for asymptomatic adults, review the evidence for annual checkups, as well as the arguments for and against performing them in this activity.

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Techniques to Avoid Medical Charting Errors in the Practice Setting

Medical charts enable improvements in patient health and safety and provide evidence in support of care should malpractice allegations be made. Learn how to avoid medical charting mistakes in this activity.

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Deciding When and How to Discontinue Preventive Medications in Elderly Patients

Learn about the risks of polypharmacy, review strategies for taking an accurate medication history in an elderly patient, and apply a conceptual framework to determine whether a preventive medication is to be discontinued in this activity.

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Prescribing Hormone Therapy for Postmenopausal Women: Optimizing the Balance of Benefits and Risks

About 6,000 women in the United States enter menopause each day. Learn about systemic postmenopausal hormone therapy - how to identify appropriate candidates, use treatment algorithms, and discuss low-dose vaginal estrogen therapy.

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Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Influences on Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Learn about cultural traditions, norms, and values of major racial/ethnic groups that impact end-of-life issues so you can make culturally sensitive decisions about end-of-life care and locate resources appropriate for various ethnic groups.

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New Options for Treating Hepatitis C in the Coinfected HIV Patient

This activity covers new antiviral agents available to treat hepatitis C in HIV coinfected patients, recommended antiviral regimens, and how to manage important drug-drug interactions between HIV and hepatitis C antiviral agents.

$ 19.95
 

Knee Pain in the Primary Care Setting: Evaluation, Treatment Options, and When to Refer

Knee pain is a complex problem, yet only 3% of the common medical school curriculum is devoted to musculoskeletal education. In this activity, get a systematic approach to confidently evaluate a patient expressing knee pain.

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Evidence-Based Complimentary/Integrative Medicine Techniques for Pain Management

This activity will teach you an integrated approach to managing chronic pain, nondrug pain relief options, referral options for multidisciplinary care, and how multimodal therapy best reduces pain and improves function.

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Liability Issues in Managing Noncompliant Patients

This activity discusses the physician/patient relationship, the responsibility of the physician, and the definition of noncompliance, liability, and the termination process. Earn hard-to-get Patient Safety and Risk Management state-required CME.

$ 19.95
 

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux: Diagnostic Pitfalls and Treatment Strategies

Learn more about the pathophysiology of laryngopharyngeal reflux as well as how to conduct in-depth history taking and explain the potential role for voice therapy in its treatment.

$ 19.95
 

Resistant Hypertension

This activity discusses the prevalence and etiology of resistant hypertension as well as available pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options.

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Screening for Elder Abuse in Patients Cared for at Home

Up to 5 million older Americans are victims of abuse and neglect annually. Be able to differentiate the types of elder abuse, to identify signs and symptoms of elder abuse, and to identify mandatory reporting requirements regarding elder abuse.

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Risks in Untreated Acute Otitis Media in Adults

This activity discusses the signs and symptoms of acute otitis media, the mechanism of intracranial infections following acute otitis media, and how to treat infectious processes in the mastoid.

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Diagnosing and Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

In this activity, learn how to diagnose Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in patients without alarm features, and use a combination of lifestyle changes, dietary interventions, medications, and behavioral strategies to manage treatment.

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Appropriate Screening and Documentation when Sexual Assault Is Suspected in the Adult Patient

Discover the role of the primary care provider in caring for the acute sexual assault patient. Be able to outline priorities for health care and appropriate treatment guidelines following an acute episode of sexual assault.

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Opioid-Induced Constipation

One of the most widely recognized side effects of opioids is bowel dysfunction.This activity will explain the burden that constipation has on pain patients and the health care system and assess treatment options for this condition.

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Ethical and Liability Concerns in Admitting Mistakes

Identify reasons to disclose adverse events and barriers to disclosure, review the evolution of ethical and legal underpinnings of error disclosure, and employ strategies to best disclose error information and offer an apology in this activity.

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How to Differentiate Whooping Cough from Other Respiratory Infections

Be able to recognize an episode of whooping cough in adolescents and adults, describe the role of antibiotics and appropriate time for treatment, and explain the need for vaccination in adults and adolescents in preventing infant deaths.

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Recognizing Lyme Disease Skin Rash To Avoid Misdiagnosis

Learn about the seasonal and geographic epidemiology of Lyme disease and the early signs and symptoms. Be able to differentiate Lyme disease from other tick-borne infections, and discuss the treatment options.

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Good Infection Control Practice for Managing Contagious Patients in the Waiting Room

Learn to address principles of infection transmission, infection control, office design strategies, triage techniques, and standard precautions for the care of all patients to minimize the risk of transmitting contagious diseases while in a clinical center waiting room.

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When Life-Sustaining Treatment Is Medically Inappropriate: Practical Strategies for Responding to Family Demands

Learn the difference between "medical futility" and "medically inappropriate," the areas of ethical consensus within medical futility, and practical management strategies for requests for medically inappropriate treatment through this activity.

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Referral to Hospice for Noncancer Patients: Predicting Disease Course

Be able to discuss prognosis, disease trajectory, and hospice eligibility in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), neurocritical illness, and dementia in this activity.

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Patient Education Techniques to Assure Appropriate Use of Asthma Controller and Rescue Medications and Improve Adherence

This activity discusses the prevalence of asthma, allergy, and anaphylaxis in the general population and the impact improper outpatient self-administration of inhalation medication and auto-injector treatment has on morbidity and possible mortality.

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Medical Error Prevention: Infection Control and Avoidance of Injury in Office-Based Vaccine Delivery

The goals of this activity are to explain the importance of providing office-based vaccination to improve public health, how to best administer office-based vaccinations, and to describe the key components of effective infection control.

$ 19.95
 

Healthcare Preparedness and the Medical Consequences of Bioterrorism

It is imperative that medical and public health communities be ready to respond should biological weapon attack in the United States should occur. This activity covers preparedness initiatives in the case of an attack.

$ 19.95
 

Mitigating the Risk of Prescription Opioid Misuse in the Management of Acute and Chronic Painful Conditions: Part 1 - Introduction, History, and Shared Guidelines

This activity covers the epidemiology of the current prescription opioid epidemic and reasons for prescribing guidelines, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and individual State Medical Examining Board Guidelines.

$ 19.95
 

Mitigating the Risk of Prescription Opioid Misuse in the Management of Acute and Chronic Painful Conditions: Part 2 - Wisconsin-Specific Guidelines and Risk Management Tools

Learn about the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board's State-Specific Opioid Prescribing Guidelines, risk assessment and monitoring tools to identify at-risk patients, and how to use risk mitigation tools.

$ 19.95
 

Physician Self-Referral (Stark Law)

The Stark law, an anti-kickback statute for healthcare, seeks to effectively control physician self-referral. This activity examines that legislation in detail and offers techniques for physicians and practices to comply with the Stark Law.

$ 19.95
 
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