CME Courses - Southern Medical Association

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.

CME Course | $10 | Credits: 1

Narrative Medicine Rounds: Promoting Student Well-Being During the Third Year of Medical School

In undergraduate medical education, narrative medicine may teach students the importance of writing about, reflecting on, and verbally sharing patient encounters as strategies for their own well-being.

CME Course | Free | Credits: 1

Peeling Back the Scabs of Socioeconomic Inequity and the Mental Health Impacts of a Pandemic

This discussion explores common causes for the rise of mental health issues during a pandemic environment, avenues for seeking treatment, how to address and improve the disparity of socioeconomic inequities facing the most vulnerable communities to COVID-19, and what is being done to identify and mitigate increased stress and higher levels of anxiety to workers in the healthcare field.

Posted in: Mental Health1

CME Course | $10 | Credits: 2.0

Empowering Primary Care Teams to Provide Patient-Centered Arthritis Care

The goal of this course is to provide comprehensive and accessible resources for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who practice in areas without access to timely rheumatologic care.

CME Course | Free | Credits: .25

COVID-19 Health Disparities in the American South

Pandemics can amplify health disparities; for all its strengths as a vibrant, multicultural region, the American South is still grappling with the policies that perpetuate social, economic, and health disparities.

CME Course | $10 | Credits: 1

Impact of Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders on Nursing Clinical Decision Making

Although previous studies have evaluated how the code status of patients may affect physician decisions, this is the first study to evaluate how code status may affect the decisions of bedside nurses.

CME Course | $10 | Credits: 1

Relation Between Pediatric Emergency Department Activity and Patient Complexity

This study proposed a novel method of evaluating the relation between pediatric ED patient complexity, centered on Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code, and day of the week.

CME Course | Free | Credits: .75

Providing Critical Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic faces providers with myriad challenges. Dr. Jason Wagner highlights the salient clinical features of critically ill patients with COVID-19, reviews the various treatment approaches, and touches on the various challenges that the future holds.
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CME Course | $10 | Credits: 1

Frequency of Care Fragmentation and Its Impact on Outcomes in Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis in a Nationally Representative Sample

In this CME article, the aims of this study were to evaluate the rate and predictors of care fragmentation in patients hospitalized with AP and CP using a nationally representative sample, and to analyze the impact of care fragmentation on mortality, cost, and hospital readmissions.

Posted in: Gastroenterology1

CME Course | Free | Credits: .50

Fireside Chat: How Anxiety and Depression Have Changed in Our Patient Population

In this podcast, SMA President Dr. Philip Hartman and licensed therapist Jaclyn Replogle discuss how anxiety and depression have changed in the patient population throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and how providers might assist those patients. In addition, coping techniques, methods, and resources for both patients and healthcare providers are detailed.
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