Audio CME courses are becoming a popular option for medical professionals due to the convenience they provide. Audio CME courses are perfect for physicians who love to multitask or have long commutes. These courses often do not require a computer and let you do other things such as exercising or driving while earning CME credits.
As an increasing number of CME providers are striving to provide audio courses due to their increasing popularity, it can be difficult finding the right audio program that meets all your needs. In addition to providing convenience, physicians should look for audio CME courses that offer a lot of CME credits and content that will actually bolster their knowledge around key medical areas and hopefully improve their overall performance. Below we have highlighted the top Audio CME programs and providers that will help you easily and conveniently meet your CME requirements and broaden your knowledge around several different medical specialties.
MKSAP 18 Audio Companion
MKSAP 18 Audio Companion from Oakstone features expert audio commentary on the latest clinical updates and treatment guidelines regarding several important Internal Medicine topics including Cardiovascular Medicine, Dermatology, Hematology, Oncology, Neurology, and Infectious Disease.
The audio programs feature lively discussions led by host Donald L. Deye, MD, FACP and his esteemed colleagues who are experts in various Internal Medicine fields. The discussions include insights on new treatments, patients stories, and more advice and commentary that will help physicians stay current in the various topics covered.
This entire program offers physicians up to 120 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and 120 ABIM MOC points, which will help most physicians complete their CME requirements. In addition to earning CME credits, the content covered in this course will help Internists prepare for the ABIM recertification exam.
The program comes in both online audio and audio mp3 CDs. The online audio format allows users to listen in any scenario as long as they have a reliable internet connection. The audio can be accessed via your computer, phone, or tablet, allowing users to select the device that is most convenient for them at the time. In addition, the audio cd format, allows you to access the audio courses when you don’t have reliable internet access or easy access to an online device. A perfect case for this might be when on your commute to work.
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Oakstone Practical Reviews
Another popular audio CME option from Oakstone is Practical Reviews. Practical Reviews is offered in 23 different specialties and gives physicians access to expert reviews of the most relevant medical articles from leading medical journals. These condensed summaries help save physicians the time of having to sift through often dense articles. The expert reviews summarize the key points from the medical journals so physicians are easily and quickly able to come out with the key takeaways and start applying it to their daily practice
Practical Reviews also makes learning and earning CME credits with their mobile app. The mobile app is very well organized and allows you to easily find the articles most pertinent to you. The app also allows you to access audio versions of the various expert reviews, making it easy to consume the content wherever you are.
Another benefit of Practical Reviews is that physicians can use their CME allowance to get a $1,000 Amazon gift card with the purchase of a 2 year subscription.
Audio Digest CME
Audio Digest is a leading CME provider that offers audio clinical lectures that will help physicians expand their clinical knowledge around specific medical specialties and complete their CME requirements.
In total, the various Audio Digest courses thoroughly cover 18 different medical specialties including Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, Psychology, and more. Audio Digest works with top medical institutions to ensure that the content covering these various specialties are current and clinically relevant. In addition to earning CME credits, this up to date content help physicians improve patient care and should help them better prepare for their board recertification exams.
Another benefit of Audio Digest other than quality content is its accessibility and convenience. Audio Digest allows users to create playlists that can be accessed online on multiple devices and via their easy to use mobile app. In addition, the courses being in audio format make it easy for users to learn and earn CME credits on their commute or when doing other everyday activities.
Audio Digest has an extensive product line including their Clinical Compendia, Topical Collections, and the Silver, Gold, and Platinum subscriptions. For more information on Audio Digest and it’s different products, check out our Audio Digest product review.