Connecticut CME Requirements and CME Courses

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    BoardVitals CME Pro Plus Bundle with $1,000 Amazon or Apple Gift Card

    The BoardVitals CME Bundle comes with a complimentary $1,000 Amazon or Apple Gift Card. and allows you to complete your CME and MOC requirements with board style self-assessment activities.

    Features Include:
    • Up to 100 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
    • $1,000 Amazon or Apple Gift Card
    • Board Approved MOC Credits
    • 30+ Specialties
    • Computer, Phone, and Tablet Access

    • Cost: $1,999
    • Credit hours: 100+
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Nebraska Medical Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
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    CMEinfo Insider with $1000 Amazon Gift Card

    Get a $1000 Amazon gift card with a 1 year subscription to CMEinfo Insider.

    Features include:
    • Earn unlimited AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • MOC Points
    • 14 Specialties
    • $1,000 Amazon Gift Card

    CMEinfo Insider offers online board reviews, journal summaries, and clinical updates.

    • Cost: $1,999
    • Credit hours: Unlimited
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
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    The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases

    This infectious diseases CME course gives physicians a case-based, interactive look at new developments, guidelines and therapeutic strategies for the improved management and care of patients with infectious diseases. It is also ideal for earning MOC points.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Overview of Clinical Microbiology – Bacteria and Mycobacteria
    • Antibiotics
    • Antifungal Therapy: Options and Indications
    • Bronchitis and Pneumonia
    • Hot Topics in Infection Control
    • Adult Immunizations

    After completing this course, you will better be able to

    • Assimilate and demonstrate an improved overall knowledge of infectious diseases
    • Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiology principles with clinical presentations
    • Evaluate the latest therapeutic strategies, their risks, and benefits
    • Appraise the management of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, zoonoses, viral hepatitis, etc.
    • Incorporate new knowledge into daily practice to provide paramount care to the patients
    • Prepare for ABIM Infectious Diseases certification/recertification examinations
    • Cost: $995 - $1,495
    • Credit hours: 25.75
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC.
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: December 1, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: December 1, 2021
  • Infection Control for Physicians

    Infection Control for Physicians will help you to:
    • Use evidence-based risk management practices and current guidelines to control infection in health care personnel;
    • Improve your knowledge and skills in blood borne infection, drug resistant organisms, and outpatient respiratory illness; and
    • Meet state infection control training requirements.

    Meets Special CME Requirements in Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island (Universal Precautions), Rhode Island (Infection Control / Modes of Transmission) and Texas.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Infection Control.

    • Cost: $25 per credit
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Guidelines and Strategies to Reduce C. difficile Infection Recurrence

    In Guidelines and Strategies to Reduce C. difficile Infection Recurrence, a leading clinician discusses evidence-based guidelines for the management of Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) and evaluates therapeutic agents under investigation that may aid in treatment and reduce the occurrence of CDI.

    Upon successful completion of Guidelines and Strategies to Reduce C. difficile Infection Recurrence, you should be better able to:
    • Apply current evidence-based guidelines for the overall management of C. difficile infection.
    • Incorporate treatment strategies that may reduce C. difficile infection recurrence, as well as antibiotic resistance.

    Target Audience:
    Gastroenterologists, infectious disease specialists, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infections.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 0.25
    • CME credits awarded by: Vindico Medical Education
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Material last updated: January 30, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: January 30, 2019
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    Hot Topics in HIV Management

    Hot Topics in HIV Management consists of 3 parts:
    Determining the Most Appropriate Initial Treatment
    Switching ART in Virologic Suppression.
    Managing Treatment-experienced HIV Patients with Virologic Failure

    Upon completion of Hot Topics in HIV Management, you should be better able to:
    • Apply updated evidence-based guidelines and recommendations when selecting initial treatment for patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
    • Select and optimize HIV treatment regimens based on clinical safety and efficacy, propensity for resistance, and patient characteristics.
    • Consider patient preferences when selecting HIV treatment regimens to increase adherence and compliance to therapy.
    • Implement effective switching strategies, as necessary, in patients who are virologically suppressed, have become virologically resistant to therapy, or who have become nonadherent.

    Target Audience:
    Infectious disease specialists, HIV specialists, pharmacists, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with HIV.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 0.75
    • CME credits awarded by: National Jewish Hospital and Vindico
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Material last updated: December 28, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: December 28, 2018
  • MedRisk – Medical Risk Management CME

    Medical Risk Management CME (MedRisk) provides online CME focusing on risk management, patient safety and medical error prevention. MedRisk offers over 50 courses for physicians, dentists and nurses.

    Representative topics include preventing medical errors; avoiding “never” events; avoiding medical systems failures; low health literacy; cultural competency; medical ethics; electronic medicine; documentation; failure to diagnose; failure to diagnose cancer; managing disruptive physician behavior; working with difficult patients; Informed consent; and root cause analysis.

    Specialty-specific courses are available in these areas:
    Anesthesiology; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine; Hospital Medicine; Neurology; Obstetrics/Gynecology; Ophthalmology; Oral Surgery; Orthopedics; Pathology; Pain Management; Pediatrics; Psychiatry; Radiology; and Surgery.

    Courses meet most states’ requirements for licensure as well as many malpractice insurers’ requirements for premium discounts.

    Target Audience:
    Risk Management (all providers who need CME in risk management, patient safety and medical error prevention).

    • Cost: $15 per credit
    • Credit hours: 1-10 per program
    • CME credits awarded by: Medical Risk Management
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
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    Topics in Risk Management 6th Edition

    Topics in Risk Management 6th Edition consists of 5 modules:
    Calculation of Economic Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases, Preparing for a Defendant Doctor’s Deposition in a Medical Malpractice Case, Ethical Decision Making in Health Care, Simultaneous Surgeries and Intermediation.

    Studying Topics in Risk Management 6th Edition will give you:
    • An understanding of how economist experts for the defense and for the plaintiff approach and calculate the compensatory damages awarded by juries in medical malpractice cases.
    • Ten practical rules and numerous other tips to help defendant doctors effectively prepare for a deposition, which is their best opportunity to influence the outcome of a malpractice case.
    • An introduction to intermediation, a formalized process to help resolve ongoing pre-claim conflicts between patients/families and their care providers. All involved parties give high marks to intermediation as a way to resolve conflicts.
    • An insight into the numerous conflict-resolution resources that ethics committees provide in health care settings as well as the four ethical principles that guide their recommendations.

    Target Audience:
    Physicians and others interested in the education of risk management and health care ethics.

    • Cost: $199
    • Credit hours: 12
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: August 15, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: August 15, 2020
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    Topics in Risk Management 5th Edition

    Learn about the legal alternatives to and implications of malpractice claims with Topics in Risk Management 5th Edition. The program features leading medical-legal experts who address key areas in risk management, as well as malpractice litigation from a judge’s perspective, peer review, disclosures and the affordable health care act.

    After completing Topics in Risk Management 5th Edition, you will be better able to:
    • Summarize the appropriate conditions that characterize the peer-review process.
    • Indicate whether disclosure is associated with a significant increase in the number of medical malpractice claims being filed for cases in which an adverse event was disclosed to the patient.
    • Compare and contrast how the following factors can impact the success of a medical malpractice lawsuit: blame stories, the medical record, and expert opinions.
    • Identify and summarize the 3 medicolegal criteria that a medical malpractice lawsuit needs to satisfy in a jury trial.
    • And much more!

    Target Audience:
    Physicians focusing on risk management.

    • Cost: $199
    • Credit hours: 16
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: June 30, 2016
    • Expiration of CME credit: June 30, 2019