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American Society of Anesthesiologists Patient Safety Online CME for MOCA 
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...13 activities offering a total of about 31 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by...American Society of Anesthesiologists.
Cost for Credit...About $12 per hour for members; about $16 per hour for non-members.
Instruction Type....Slide-Audio Lecture.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Expiration of CME credit...3 years after posting.
Financial Support...None Stated.
Fundamentals of Patient Safety is an interactive, online CME course covering patient safety principles, reinforced with anesthesia-specific scenarios, quizzes and exercises (10 credits).
Patient Safety Highlights 2012 from ANESTHESIOLOGY 2012 selected to help fulfill MOCA Part 2 Patient Safety (10.25 CME credits)
Other briefer modules (0.5 to 1.5 credits) include:
Managing Clinical Risk through Communication and Teamwork
MRI Advisory
• Medication Safety & Drug Errors
• Cardiac Arrest and Spinal Anesthesia
• Cardiac Tamponade
• Infection Control (Patient Safety)
• Intraoperative Awareness
• Old Equipment
• Smoking Cessation in Surgical Patients
• Pediatric Tracheal Tube Positioning
• Infection Control for Anesthesia Professionals

Crico RMF CME Online (Risk Management)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...25 activities, estimated 25 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by...Crico RMF.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Audio Lecture and (probably) other modalities.
Target Audiences....Risk Management
Educational material last updated...2013.
Expiration of CME credit...2016.
Financial Support...Crico.
CME is available in five groups:
Disclosure and Apology Series (7)
• Patient Safety Series (5)
• Improving Communications in Health Care (4)
• Key Risk Areas (8)
• Managing a Medical Malpractice Case (1)

Florida Medical Association Online CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...1.0 to 3.0 each; total of 9 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by...Florida Medical Association.
Cost.........$50 per hour (Free for members of Florida Medical Association).
Instruction Type....Slide-Audio-Lecture.
Target Audience....General Interest.
Educational material last updated.....2010.
Financial Support...None Stated.
These five courses are part of the licensure requirements for Florida physicians. They may also be taken for credit by non-Florida physicians. Those courses are: Domestic Violence (2 hours); End-of-Life Care (3 hours);  Prevention of Medical Errors (2 hours) and HIV/AIDS (1 hour); and Physicians' Online Tutorial for Completing Cause of Death on the Florida Death Record (Free).

Healthcare Improvement Skills Center (HISC)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...6 modules each offering 1.0 hour of credit.
CME Credits Awarded by....School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Cost for Credit......Not stated (You need to be registered and logged in to see this information)
Instruction Type...Case-Based Interactive.
Target Audiences...General Interest.
Educational material last updated...9/2010.
Financial Support...Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco.
This site provides training in quality improvement (QI) and includes:
• Completion of the two part QI Skills Self-Assessment and Summary: 3 credits
• Completion of the QI Skill Development Plan: 1 credit
• Completion of each of the 6 HISC QI Skills Learning Modules (see "modules" below): Successful completion of all six modules could add up to a maximum of 6 category 1 credits. 1 credit each, for up to 6 credits
• Completion of the QI Project Plan, a QI project off line, and the QI Project Assessment 15 credits.
This set of 6 modules examines the gap between evidence-based best practice and what clinicians are able to achieve on a daily basis for patients. After completing this course, you will be better able to analyze current care, generate hypotheses about the link between action and results, develop ideas about how to improve, design a test of a change in practice, and plan to disseminate and sustain successful results.

Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...4 courses; 6 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....InforMed.
Cost...........About $20.
Instruct. Type...Text-and-Graphics.
Target Audiences...General Interest.
Educational material last updated....2011.
Financial Support...None Stated.
INFORMED specializes in providing CME that meets the requirements  for physicians  seeking initial licensure or wishing to renew their licenses in Florida. Courses include Self-Directed Learning, The Internet and CME; Medical Errors; HIV/AIDS; and Domestic Violence. All content is included in a downloadable 66 page pdf file.

NetCE Continuing Education on the Internet
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...1.0 to 15.0 hours (73 courses totaling about 500 hours).
CME Credits Awarded by....CME Resource.
Cost..........Most cost about $5 per hour; some free.
Instruction  Type....Text-Only.
Target Audiences....General Interest.
Educational material last updated....2010.
Financial Support...None Stated.
Many courses at NetCE meet state licensure requirements. You can easily search from the main page according to your state's requirements.
You can order courses individually or in groups. Some groups of courses are:
Physicians Special Offer - 30 Hours for $79;
Medical Ethics (5 hours for $19);
Risk Management (5 hours for $19);
Florida Medical Error Prevention (2 hours for $10); and
Florida Domestic Violence (2 hours for $10).
You can also find a list of All NetCE Courses for Physicians.

Pennsylvania Medical Society Continuing Medical Education
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours: 1.0 or 2.0 hours per activity. About 50 activities.
CME Credits Awarded by...Pennsylvania Medical Society.  
Cost...Mostly free. "Studies in Patient Safety" (total of 7 hours) costs $25 per credit for non-members of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Some activities restricted to members of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Instruction Type...Mostly text.
Target Audiences...Pennsylvania Medical Society members and all physicians. Pennsylvania physicians can use credits to meet state requirements for patient safety and risk management.
Educational material last updated...2010.
Financial Support...None stated.
CME Credit Expires...Three years after posting. 
The Pennsylvania Medical Society focuses on patient safety and risk management CME to help physicians meet state requirements in these areas. Studies in Patient Safety is based on real patient safety incidents reported to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority. Consult focuses on risk management and intouch helps improve communications with patients. Domestic Violence: Screen to End Abuse helps physicians create an atmosphere of trust so patients will confide in them about abuse relationships. Counter Details offers clinical CME usually produced in associating with the health care agencies of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Consult and intouch are restricted to members only, while all other activities are also available to non-members.