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    MMWR Continuing Education Programs (Centers for Disease Control)

    This site contains the pdf versions of current MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports) articles. You download and read the articles, then submit your quiz answers online.

    Areas covered include: Maternal and child health, immunization, substance abuse, and reportable infectious diseases.

    A new activity is posted every week. You have only 45 days after posting to submit your answers for CME credit.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Preventive Medicine or Infectious Disease

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Expiration of CME credit: 45 days after posting
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    National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Online Continuing Education Series

    Some popular lectures on complementary and alternative medicine includes:
    • Ten Years of Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Promising Ideas from Outside the Mainstream
    • Herbs and Other Dietary Supplements
    • Mind-Body Medicine
    • Acupuncture: An Evidence-Based Assessment
    • Manipulative and Body-Based Therapies: Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation
    • CAM and Aging
    • Integrative Medicine
    • Health and Spirituality
    • Studying the Effects of Natural Products
    • Neurobiological Correlates of Acupuncture

    View lecture, read Q and A PDF, and answer multiple choice questions for credit.

    Target Audience: Multiple Specialties

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Cine-Med, NCCAM
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
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    National Kidney Foundation

    Some newer presentations are:
    • Management of Bone-Mineral-Vascular Disorders: Insights Into Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Disease
    • Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Diabetic Nephropathy
    • Achieving Better Outcomes for Kidney Transplant Recipients: Optimizing Patient Management — Integrated Management for Immunosupression
    • Anemia in CKD Stage 5: Balancing Morbidity, Mortality, and Quality of Life
    • Glomerular Diseases: Updates on Pathogenesis and Treatment of IgA Nephropathy and Hereditary Nephropathies (4 modules)
    • Chronic Mild Hyponatremia Is Not Benign: Implications for Clinical Practice
    • Bone-Intestinal-Vascular Renal Axis: Modeling and Managing Calcium and Phosphorus Disturbances in Chronic Kidney Disease

    Target Audience: Physicians specializing in Nephrology

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: National Kidney Foundation
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

    Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database is an evidence-based collection of clinically relevant answers to natural medicines questions.

    Tens of thousands of products are listed by either the ingredient name or the brand name of the natural product.

    The Database shows ratings for effectiveness, safety, and significance of interactions, and gives United States Pharmacopeia (UPS) verified information showing products of the highest quality. The Database has a collection of over 1,000 patient handouts. Only subscribers can view the titles of CME activities.

    Target Audience: Multiple Specialties

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    • Cost: Free for Members
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Therapeutic Research
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Neurology (Journal of the American Academy of Neurology)

    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.

    Topics include:
    Brain Death, Dementia, MS, Alzheimer’s Disease, Dravet Syndrome, and more.

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    • Cost: Free for Members, $558 for non-members
    • Credit hours: 1.5 per issue
    • CME credits awarded by: American Academy of Neurology (AAN).
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Neuroscience CME

    The site offers activities in a wide variety of medical and psychiatric topics.

    Some popular activities include:
    • Mature Mood Matters: New and Emerging Developments in Geriatric Depression
    • Technologies to Advance the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
    • RLS for RLS: Resources, Learnings, and Strategies for Improving Outcomes in Restless Legs Syndrome
    • Improving Medication Adherence & Outcomes in Transplant Recipients: Strategies to Improve Medication Adherence
    • Improving Medication Adherence and Outcomes in Transplant Recipients: The Impact of Medication Nonadherence

    Target Audience: Multiple Specialties, especially Psychiatrists

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: CME Outfitters, LLC
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    New perspectives in diabetes: new targets, new therapies, and a new approach to patient management

    New perspectives in diabetes offers knowledge, competency, and practice improvements in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The following topics are discussed:
    • The Role of the Kidney in Glucose Homeostasis
    • Prevention of CVD Events in Diabetes
    • The Role of SGLT2 Inhibition in T2DM
    • Improving Patient-Provider Communication Techniques
    • The Value of Managing the ABCs: A1C, blood pressure, and Cholesterol
    • When Should We Use SGLT2 Inhibitors?
    • Emerging T2DM Therapies Targeting the Kidney
    • Interactive Case : Patient with inadequate control of A1C levels currently on metformin
    • Interactive Case : Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with CV Risk
    • Summaries of recently published articles with expert perspective on how results can be applied in clinical practice

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Endocrinology

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 5
    • CME credits awarded by: The France Foundation
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio
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    NICUniversity.org (Neonatology)

    These lectures are intended for neonatologists.

    Top lectures include:
    • Benefits and Challenges of the Use of Human Milk for Premature Infants
    • Etiology of Preterm Labor
    • Evidence-Based Medicine: Interpretation of Recent Clinical Trials in Neonatology: Should We Change Practice?
    • Newborn Implications of Immune Modulation in the Fetus

    After the lecture, submit answers to a 10-question exam to earn your CME credit.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Total CME, Inc
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Northwestern University: Feinberg School of Medicine: Office of Continuing Medical Education: Distance Learning

    The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine offers various up to date CME activities that offer CME credits.

    Topics include:
    Neuro-oncology, Cardiovascular Health, Echocardiographic Assessment, and many more.

    Target Audience: Various Specialties

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    • Cost: Varies depending on course
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
    • Format: Live Course, On-Demand Online
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    NutritionCME

    Topics covered by articles on the site include:
    Bone Health; Cancer; Cardiovascular Disease; Diabetes Mellitus; and Obesity. Some titles are: Calcium, Vitamin D, Dairy Product Intake, and Bone Health; Diet and Breast Cancer Survival; Folate and Cervical Cancer; A Low-Fat, Vegan Diet Improves Glycemic Control in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes; and Vegetarian Diets and Weight Loss.

    Target Audience: General Interest, Physicians focusing on Wellness topics.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: George Washington University
    • Format: On-Demand Online