SMA’s Online CME Library contains educational content developed by the Southern Medical Association, and is available 24/7/365! A variety of learning formats and topics of interest to SMA’s multispecialty audience are available, offering video presentations, audio podcasts, and journal CME, developed from articles published in the Southern Medical Journal. SMA consistently adds new content to the library; approximately 60 hours of accredited continuing education, including ABIM MOC points if applicable, are available. View, track, or print CME certificates from SMA activities through your SMA membership dashboard. Also add CME credits earned from other organizations for easy tracking! SMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Course | Free | Credits: 1.0

Forgone Care among LGBTQ and Non-LGBTQ Americans during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Health, Social Support, and Pandemic-Related Stress

This study emphasizes healthcare access of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer plus (LGBTQ+) and non-LGBTQ+ individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic by assessing potential risk factors for delayed care, including pandemic-related stress, health status, and LGBTQ+ discrimination, and protective factors, such as social support.

Posted in: Infectious Disease2

CME Course | Free | Credits: 1.0

Safety of Nonvitamin K Antagonists Compared with Warfarin in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and End-Stage Kidney Disease

This study evaluated the occurrence of major bleeding following the initiation of oral anticoagulation therapy in patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) in a community teaching hospital.

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology6

CME Course | Free | Credits: .5

A Conversation with Dr. Michael Saag: COVID-19 – A Look Back and Moving Forward

The early days of the COVID pandemic, testing protocols, and treatment, including vaccine development, is reviewed. Accomplishments made in the face of a global health crisis and what the future may hold is discussed.

Posted in: Infectious Disease2

CME Course | Free | Credits: 1.0

Artificial Intelligence in Critical Care Medicine

This activity will provide an introduction to artificial intelligence in medicine, as well as detail artificial intelligence and clinical informatics in critical care. Future steps and research opportunities in this area of medicine will also be explored.   

CME Course | Free | Credits: 1.0

Integration of Sex and Gender Minority Standardized Patients into a Workshop on Gender-Inclusive Patient Care: Exploring Medical Student Perspectives

The goal of this study was to assess students’ perceptions of and satisfaction with a half-day workshop focused on sexual history taking and transgender health. 

CME Course | Free | Credits: 1.0

Predictors of Nonadherence to Colorectal Cancer Screening among Hospitalized Women

The purpose of this study is to evaluate and estimate the effects of sociodemographic and clinical variables associated with nonadherence to CRC screening among hospitalized women.

CME Course | Free | Credits: .75

Dupuytren Contracture and New Developments in Treatment

This activity was developed to provide clinicians with up-to-date information related to dupuytren contracture, including diagnosis, etiology, and indications for treatment. Recent developments and functional expectations related to treatment will be outlined.

CME Course | Free | Credits: 1.0

Common Variable Immune Deficiency: An Outpatient Experience

In this article, the authors’ objectives were to establish a simple marker that can be used in a primary care setting to raise suspicion of CVID and prompt further diagnostic testing and to demonstrate that the true prevalence of CVID is much higher than previously reported.

CME Course | Free | Credits: 1.0

Important Advances in Pediatric Injury Prevention

In this article, the authors present an overview of the more common pediatric injuries along with key components of injury-prevention strategies, specifically addressing the following injuries: motor vehicle crashes (with a section on teen driver crashes, sleep-related injury, and death), poisoning, all-terrain vehicle crashes, drowning, and firearm injuries.

Posted in: Women’s & Children’s Health5

CME Course | Free | Credits: 1.0

Pregnancy-Associated Diabetes Mellitus and Stillbirths by Race and Ethnicity among Hospitalized Pregnant Women in the United States

In this article, the authors examined national preexisting diabetes mellitus and gestational diabetes mellitus prevalence trends by race/ethnicity and the association between these conditions and fetal death.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism4 Women’s & Children’s Health5 Diabetes Mellitus2

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