CME Courses - Southern Medical Association

CME Course | Free | Credits: .50

Dermatology Residents’ Initial Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

This podcast offers insight into how medical training was affected by the pandemic, the uncertainties residents faced, and what improvements can be made to better address and cope with a potential second wave of COVID-19.

Posted in: Dermatology1

CME Course | Free | Credits: .25

Discharge Against Medical Advice

During this podcast, Dr. Kolar provides details of discharge against medical advice status that commonly may be misunderstood or underappreciated by patients and clinicians, as well as discusses that patients leaving AMA may have increased risk for morbidity or mortality.

CME Course | $10 | Credits: .50

Mission Medicine: How to Make a Positive Impact

Dr. Philip Hartman shares information gathered from his personal experiences from mission trips to Haiti and Belize as well as literature on poverty and mission medicine.

CME Course | $10 | Credits: .50

Building Leadership Skills in Medicine

The goal of this activity is to help providers understand the criticality of physician leadership for healthcare systems to be successful, the unique skill set required of physician leaders, and to gain a personal understanding of how they can contribute in leadership roles.

CME Course | $10 | Credits: .50

Stop the Bleed

Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action, intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. This course highlights techniques available to stop bleeding including compression, packing, and application of a tourniquet; As well as steps to take when confronted by a bleeding victim.

Posted in: Emergency & Disaster Medicine1

CME Course | $10 | Credits: .75

Getting Documentation Done to Get Paid Leveraging Voice Recognition Technology – A Primer on 2021 CMS E&M Documentation Changes and How Using Voice Technology Can Make that Easier

This course will highlight some of the biggest changes to E&M Coding and Documentation being implemented in 2021 by CMS.

CME Course | $10 | Credits: 1

Factors Affecting Patient Adherence to Lung Cancer Screening

The authors conducted a prospective study of LCS adherence to determine whether patient demographics and Lung-RADS influenced routine follow-up. The authors were especially interested in evaluating the role of socioeconomic status on adherence because previous studies suggest that patients from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are more likely to be diagnosed at an advanced stage of disease and have higher mortality rates from lung cancer.

CME Course | Free | Credits: 1

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Tools for Successful Treatment

How do we make the diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in 2021? Is it a diagnosis of exclusion or something else? What is the best way to treat IBS patients?

Posted in: Gastroenterology2

CME Course | $10 | Credits: 1

Use of e-Cigarettes and Development of Respiratory Conditions in Women of Childbearing Age

This study examines the association between e-cigarette use and respiratory conditions (asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD]) among women of childbearing age.

CME Course | $10 | Credits: 1

Assessment of Written Feedback for Emergency Medicine Residents

The authors’ primary goal was to describe feedback characteristics and assess the quality of written feedback for emergency medicine (EM) residents. Secondary goals were to evaluate the relation between feedback quality and objective outcome measures.

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