Preventive Medicine CME

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    Medical Society of the State of New York Online CME Courses

    Here are some of the topics covered in the courses.
    • Emergency Preparedness
    Some titles: Anthrax, Botulism, Brucellosis, Glanders
    • Mental Health/Disasters
    Some titles: ID and Treat of Symptoms/Disorders of Disasters; Mental Health Effects Unique to Disaster
    • Public Health
    Some titles: Adult Immunizations, Adult Pertussis, Emerging Infections
    • Culture Block

    Target audience: Physicians focusing on General Interest, Preventive Medicine, Infectious Disease.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Medical Society of the State of New York
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Medscape Public Health & Prevention CME

    CME activities of special interest to physicians interested in Public Health & Prevention. 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.

    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.

    Target Audience: Physicians specializing in Preventive Medicine and Public Health

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
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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
  • 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