Internal Medicine CME

  • FREE

    Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain

    After completing Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain, you will be able to:
    • Discuss the breadth and quality of evidence for the use of opioids for chronic pain, including current gaps in knowledge.
    • Describe appropriate assessment, monitoring and documentation strategies to meet best practice standards and medico-legal requirements to support opioid prescribing.
    • Apply appropriate communications strategies when initiating, managing, and, if necessary, terminating opioids for patients with chronic pain.
    • Describe, screen for, and manage potential co-morbidities in chronic pain patients.
    • Apply a practical framework for decision-making on the initiation, maintenance, and discontinuation of opioid analgesics for the treatment of chronic pain.
    This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 4 hours of risk management study and 4 hours of opioid education.

    Target Audience:
    Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, and pharmacists

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 4
    • CME credits awarded by: Boston University School of Medicine
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • Scientific American Medicine

    The Online Edition of Scientific American Medicine offers “the latest evidence and … recommendations on diagnosis and treatment from over 200 of the world’s leading specialists.”

    Its chapters cover eleven major subspecialties of internal medicine; women’s health; geriatrics; palliative medicine; psychology; dermatology; and neurology. A subscription to

    Target Audience: Physicians specializing in Internal Medicine

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    • Cost: $120
    • Credit hours: 50
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Alabama School of Medicine and Medscape
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • FREE

    Southern Medical Journal

    Southern Medical Journal offers many CME courses offering a range of CME credits.

    Topics covered include:
    Vaccines, Obesity, Personality Disorders, Hypertension, HIV/AIDS, Osteoperosis, and many more.

    Target Audience: Multiple Specialties

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Southern Medical Association.
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
  • University of Minnesota CME Courses

    The major focus of this site is Global Health.

    Examples of modules include:
    • Module 1: Introduction to Health Care for Immigrant and Refugee Populations
    • Module 2: Disaster Response and Clinical Medicine in Resource-Limited Settings
    • Module 3: Public Health and Noninfectious Disease in Developing Countries
    • Module 4: Parasitic Infections
    • Module 5: Bacterial, Mycobacterial (TB), and Fungal Infections
    • Module 6: Viral Infections
    • Module 7: Travel Medicine

    You will also find 2 courses unrelated to global health:
    • Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Procedural Sedation
    • FASD: Early Identification and Intervention in the Primary Care Setting

    Target Audience:
    Physicians focusing on Family Medicine, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Pediatrics.

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    • Cost: $845
    • Credit hours: 24 - 40 per module
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Minnesota
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • Advanced Communication for Physicians

    This online course goes beyond the basics to help physicians and all clinicians fine-tune their interpersonal communication competencies with patients and families.

    Participants of this course will learn concrete strategies for earning patient trust and confidence, improving patient understanding, engagement and adherence to care plan, and enhancing collaboration and teamwork with colleagues. The course includes videos that illustrate skills with rich scenarios as well as takeaway tools to support skill practice and application. And you can complete the program online, on any device, at your convenience.

    Use code: CMEList35 to save 35% on this course!

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    • Cost: $259 with code: CMEList35
    • Credit hours: 4
    • CME credits awarded by: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Material last updated: 2017