CME Courses - Southern Medical Association

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. COVID-19 is laying bare racial and socioeconomic health disparities and cracks in our healthcare system and social safety net.

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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CME Course | Free | Credits: 1

COVID-19 Management in a Nursing Home in Southern California

Dr. Meena Makhijani will discuss the COVID-19 response in her practice, how they have been able to manage the situation in nursing homes, how technology has changed her practice, and what the new norm looks like moving forward.
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CME Course | Free | Credits: .50

Fireside Chats with the Troops on the Frontline of COVID-19 Pandemic: Treatment of Addiction and Maintaining Sobriety During a Time of Pandemic and Isolation

SMA President Dr. Philip Hartman, a family physician who treats chemical dependency is joined by Mike Foster, a licensed chemical dependency counselor, to discuss the struggles of treating addiction and maintaining sobriety during a pandemic. Helpful tools and resources for healthcare providers are also outlined.
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CME Course | Free | Credits: 1

COVID-19 Infection and Surgical Patients

Dr. Iyoob Ilyas discusses the effect of the coronavirus on surgical patients. He will provide insight into why elective surgeries are being canceled or rescheduled, how emergency procedures are being addressed, and will offer recommendations for patients who develop surgical complaints.
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CME Course | $10 | Credits: .75

Hot Topics in Burn Rehabilitation 2019

This course will address aspects of the rehabilitation of a patient with burn injuries as related to measuring movement and documentation for elongation.

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