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AAPM&R EMG Academe
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours...About 165 activities offering about 190 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....AAPM&R.
Cost for Credit....Prices are very variable. See the individual activity. Members receive about a 30% discount.
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio lectures, Case-based interactive, Text-Only.
Target Audiences...NEURO, PHYSIATRY, RAD.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial support...Some activities have support from pharmaceutical companies.
CME activities are presented in 4 formats. 
"Courses" combine audio, video, slides and interactive learning activities: Advanced Assessment and Management Skills for Spasticity, Dystonia, and Related Motor Disorders (10 hours); and Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for the Physiatrist: An Introduction (10 hours). You may also purchase individual modules from these courses. 
There are 15 "slide-audio lectures" on various topics (each offers 0.75 or 1.0 hour). You will find "case studies" in 6 areas: EMG (16), Musculoskeletal (4), Pain (9), Spinal Cord Injury (3), Stroke (2) and Sports Medicine (3). 
Two "journals" also offer CME. 
, currently has 98 articles from 2009 through 2011 each offering 1.0 hour of credit. 
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
offers 2 articles (each 1.0 hour). Podcasts offer no credit. 
Sports Medicine Board Examination Self-Study Materials
are available on DVD.

American Association of Neuromuscluar and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours...About 110 activities offering a total of about 200 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Cost for Credit.....About $15 per hour; Reduced fee for members.
Instruction Type.... Text-and-Graphics.
Target Audience....NEUROLOGY, PHYSIATRY (and other physicians who have an interest in treating patients with muscle and nerve disorders).
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial support...None Stated.
Online CME activities are best found through the "Marketplace" tab. Activities fall into these groups:
• Case Reports: (27 activities; 27 hours). Examples: Acute Paralytic Poliomyelitis; Acute Retrohumeral Radial Neuropathies; Alcoholic Polyneuropathy.
• Case Studies (13 activities; 13 hours). Examples: Acute Facial Diplegia and Adult Acid Maltase Deficiency.
• Course Book (41 activities; hours not counted). Examples: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome from A to Z and HIV, Bracing, and Neuromuscular Vignettes.
• Guidelines: (8 activities; about 16 hours). Examples: Distal Symmetric Polyneuropathy; Electrodiagnostic Studies in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
• Journal Review (20 activities; 40 hours). Examples: Acetycholinesterase Inhibitors in MG: to be or not to be? and Applying Proteomics to the Diagnosis and Treatment of ALS and Related Diseases.

American Heart Association Professional Education Center
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours...About 6 courses offering about 10 hours (not counted)
CME Credits Awarded by....American Heart Association.
Cost...........Most are free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio, slide-video, podcast.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial support...Multiple Pharmaceutical Companies.
The American Heart Association Professional Education Center offers live and televised sessions as well as distance learning through print and CD. To find the online material, choose Course Catalog, then Delivery Method, then Online Courses, Webinars and Webcasts
All activities are concerned with the prevention and treatment of heart disease, stroke and peripheral arterial disease. Many activities are restricted to members of participating groups. Others are open to all physicians. Only a few of this latter group are still offering CME credit.

American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours....0.5 to 1.5 hours per course; most are 0.5 hour; about 72 courses offering about 100 hours (hours not counted).
CME Credits Awarded by....ASNR.
Cost for Credit....Free to members of ASNR; $15 to $45 for nonmembers.
Instruction Type....Streaming -Video with Slide accompaniment.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...None stated.
You will now find  about 70 self-assessment courses, each offering 0.5 to 1.5 hours. Some recent topics are:
Cerebral Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae: Diagnosis
• Advanced Neuroimaging of Response and of Progression Following Anti-Angiogenic Therapy
• Preclinical Alzheimer's Dementia: A New Frontier in Treatment Trials
• Viruses: Difficulties in Diagnosing Viruses by Imaging
• Challenges and Opportunities in Imaging the Complex Pediatric Patient
• Advanced Imaging and Non-FDG PET for Differentiating True From Pseudo-Progression

Cleveland Clinic Neurology
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD
CME Credit hours....20 activities offering a total of about 15 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Instruct. Type...Slide-Video and Slide-Audio Lectures, Podcasts, Text-Only.
Target Audiences...NEUROLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Some activities have commercial support.
CME Credit Expires...2 years after posting.
Some recent activities include:
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis with History of Multiple Sclerosis
Non-Alzheimer's Disease Dementias
Treatment of Dementia
Advances in Alzheimer's Disease: Imaging and Biomarker Research
Differential Diagnosis of Dementia
Redefining Alzheimer's Disease: New Diagnostic Criteria

Essential CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours...14 activities offering 10.5 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Medical Education Resources, Inc., and BroadWater, LLC.
Instruct. Type...Slide-Video Lectures.
Educational material last updated.....2013.
CME Credit Expires...One year after posting.
Financial Support...The Rothman Institute.
Some recent titles are:
Basic Orthopaedic Principles
• Foot and Ankle Pain: Evaluation and Management 
• Hand and Wrist Pain: Evaluation and Management 
• Hip Disorders: Evaluation and Management
• Knee Disorders: Evaluation and Management
• Pediatric Upper and Lower Extremity Disorders
• Shoulder and Elbow Pain: Evaluation and Management

Increasing Awareness of Hansen's Disease in the United States
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours...1.5 (2 lectures, 28 minutes and 34 minutes). 
CME Credits Awarded by....American Academy of Family Practice.
Instruct. Type...Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture.
Educational material last updated....2010.
Financial Support...U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration.
Increasing Awareness of Hansen's Disease in the United States is designed to increase health care providers' awareness of this unique and misunderstood disease.
The course consists of two separate lectures: The first lecture covers introductory topics and concepts that are necessary to understand how Hansen's Disease is diagnosed and treated. The second lecture covers more advanced treatment topics and concepts. 
Completing this course will enable you to:
• Access the services provided by the National Hansen's Disease Programs to healthcare providers;
• Recognize the cardinal signs and symptoms of Hansen's disease;
• Understand the microbiology and pathology of Hansen's Disease before and after treatment;
• Identify the varied clinical presentations of Hansen's disease;
• List two basic treatment regimens used in the U.S. for Hansen's disease and how patients are classified into these two groups; and
• Learn the complications of Hansen's disease and how to manage them.
To enroll, call 1-800-642-2477 or send an E-mail to [email protected]. Once enrolled, all modules and post-tests must be completed within 2 weeks. 

JAMA Neurology
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD,
CME Credit hours...1.0 hour per issue (12 hours total).
CME Credits Awarded by....American Medical Association.
Cost...........Free to subscribers to Archives of Neurology and AMA members.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics
Target Audience...NEURO.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial support...None.
CME Credit Expires...Two years after posting.
Individual subscribers to Archives of Neurology and AMA members may participate in Archives of Neurology CME. You will find a wide selection of neurology topics. Some topics covered frequently are: Aging/Geriatrics, Cardiovascular System, Drug Therapy, Immunology, Neurology and Oncology.

Medscape Neurology
CME Credit hours...Varies from time to time.
CME Credits Awarded by....Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture and Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences....NEURO.
Educational material last updated...New activities posted daily.
Financial Support...Many academic, specialty, and commercial sources as well as self-supported by Medscape.
Expiration of CME Credit...Credit for most activities expires one year after posting.
CME activities of special interest to xxx. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:
CONFERENCE COVERAGE - Reports of  advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.
CLINICAL UPDATE - Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE - Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
CME-LIVE - Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.
CLINICAL BRIEFS - Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each
JOURNAL CME - Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
SPECIAL REPORT CME - Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape's professional member database by specialty.
INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES - Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
CME CIRCLE - Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

Neurology (Journal of the American Academy of Neurology)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours...1.5 per issue (129 hours available).
CME Credits Awarded by.....American Academy of Neurology (AAN).
Cost............Free to members of the Academy. By annual subscription to others ($558 for 3 years).
Instruction Type....Text-Only.
Target Audiences....NEUROLOGY.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial Support...None Stated.
Each issue of this weekly online journal contains two articles offering CME. You must complete the quiz for each CME article in the issue before receiving credit. You must be a subscriber (or member) to read the titles or content of the articles. 

Swedish Medical Center Online CME Activities
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours...About 20.
CME Credits Awarded by...Swedish Medical Center.
Cost for Credit...Free to Swedish medical Center physicians, $35 to others (except Stroke Series, which is free to all)
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lecture.
Target Audiences....Multiple Specialties (especially NEUROLOGY)
Educational material last updated...2013.
Expiration of CME credit...One year after posting.
Financial Support...None Stated.
The largest set of activities is the Murdock Stroke Educational Series, 16 modules, most are 30 minutes (Free to all).
Other groups of activities include:
Adult Procedural Sedation, Fluoroscopic Radiation Safety, Grand Rounds, Managing Patients in Alcohol Withdrawal, Neuroscience Grand Rounds, and Opioid Prescribing Legislation.