State-Mandated CME Courses

Credits: 2 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 1/26/2010
Expiration Date: 1/15/2018
Summary: Topics covered by the course:
  • Describe the changing legal environment surrounding rape and sexual assault.
  • Manage patient and law enforcement issues and concerns that come up in cases of sexual assault.
  • Work with trained sexual assault nurse examiners.
  • Order appropriate forensic examination.
  • Arrange for necessary medical treatment and follow-up of sexual assault victims.
  • Learning Format: Case-based, interactive online course, including mandatory assessment questions (number of questions varies by course or module).
Credits: 4 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 9/8/2015
Expiration Date: 9/7/2017
Summary: Topics covered by the course:
  • Describe the differences between people who become patients and those who do not want to seek medical care.
  • Understand the events that turn patients into plaintiffs.
  • Refrain from using specific behaviors that often lead to lawsuits.
  • Incorporate the behaviors of never-sued physicians into daily practice.
  • Apply the principles of patient-centered interviewing.
  • Recognizing litigious patients and how to deal with them.
Credits: 1.5 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 11/1/2015
Expiration Date: 10/31/2017
Summary: Course Topics:
  • Ask questions in order to gather information on the patient's Explanatory Model, or understanding, of her illness experience.
  • Organize your approach to culture using the LEARN mnemonic: Listen, Explain, Acknowledge, Recommend, and Negotiate.
  • Understand and respond to patients' faith-based values and goals for care.
  • Allow patients to anticipate and consider aspects of the dying process they may not have considered.
  • Organize communication between others who are involved in patients' end-of-life care.
  • Incorporate patients' preferences and values in advance care planning.
  • Identify ways for answering requests from a patient's family that raise ethical questions.
  • Analyze the best way to offer truth in order to elicit patients' preferences.
  • Offer solutions that take patients' preferences into account as well as your ethical duty.
  • Weigh evidence for and against complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices.
  • Advise patients on the basis of evidence.
  • Work on treatment plans with patients who incorporate CAM.
  • Promote open communication in order to build trust with patients.
Credits: 4 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 1/5/2014
Expiration Date: 1/4/2018
Summary: Objectives of the Course:
  • Understand EMTALA laws and how tthey effect the practice of emergency medicine to ensure physician decisions comply with EMTALA laws
Credits: 2 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 8/17/2016
Expiration Date: 8/16/2016
Summary: Objectives of the Course:
  • Utilize the correct medical evaluations of suspected abuse cases.
  • Record an appropriate history in suspected child abuse cases.
  • Effectively communicate with investigative services.
  • Make note of abuse accurately in the medical record.
  • Utilize recent clinical advances to cases of suspected child abuse.
Credits: Up to 14.5 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 1/6/2014
Expiration Date: 1/5/2018
Summary: Objectives of the Course:
  • Recognizing how to diagnose common pain problems.
  • Assessing and managing functional status in pain patients.
  • Managing long-term pain medications, particularly opioids.
  • Utilizing referral and ancillary care providers in treating chronic pain.
Credits: 3 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 9/8/2013
Expiration Date: 9/7/2017
Summary: Objectives in This Course:
  • Discuss legal tasks that belong to physicians.
  • Describe historical events about malpractice.
  • Present the changes in actions of nonsued and sued doctors.
  • Define methods to reduce the risk of receiving medical malpractice suits.
  • Deliver medical malpractice claims by defining mandatory aspects.