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7 Tips for Time Management in Healthcare

Clinical teams are the heart of healthcare. As such, they are often counted on for an array of time-consuming tasks, ranging from patient care to administrative duties. Ever-increasing patient volumes, regulatory requirements and insurance paperwork put tremendous pressure on healthcare providers’ already limited time. Professionals who understand the importance of…
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Trending Topics: Psychiatry for Primary Care

Mental health is on the forefront of primary care providers’ minds for many reasons. Mental illness currently impacts almost a quarter of adults in the US. Primary care teams are operating at the front line as the healthcare system struggles to adapt to the population’s needs. SAVE $50 Sign up…
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Active vs Passive Learning

Passive learning has long been the accepted status quo in higher education and other learning environments. However, the benefits of active learning have educational institutions reconsidering how to teach tomorrow’s professionals. SAVE $50 Sign up for our newsletter and receive a coupon code for $50 off your first conference with…
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Your Guide to Vacation CME

Maybe you’re a new doctor, PA or NP and want suggestions on planning a great CME conference experience. Or maybe you’re a seasoned medical professional researching ways to better spend your annual CME allowance. No matter why you’re looking for vacation CME options, this is your guide to choosing the…
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4 Reasons Why Patient Education is So Important

Health literacy is defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as the ability to “find, understand, and use information and services to inform health-related decisions and actions.” This skill, absolutely essential for long term health and well-being, illustrates the importance of patient education tailored to specific populations.…
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How to Network at a CME Conference

CME conferences combine high-quality educational content with downtime in vacation destinations, which is a draw for a lot of busy healthcare professionals looking to make the most of their time. Another benefit of in person continuing education events is the ability to network with other practitioners from around the world.…
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How Standards for Commercial Support Impact Your CME

As a healthcare provider, you’re subject to a lot of information about how you should treat your patients, especially as new techniques, tools and technologies are introduced. Some of these influential sources have promotional or commercial intent, like a device manufacturer or pharmaceutical company. While these sources are not inherently…
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Choosing the Right CME Provider for You

While a large volume of resources discuss ways to spend CME money, there aren’t as many helping you decide who to spend your CME money with—and why. The following is an overview of the criteria you should consider when choosing a CME provider. When you’re finished here, keep reading with…
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How to Spend CME Money: 12 Ideas for Using CME Funds

Many practitioners—including physicians, PAs, NPs and other nurses—receive funds from their employers to pay for continuing education every year. This allowance, often referred to as CME money, is distributed in one of a few ways, including through a reimbursement process or as part of a regular paycheck. When used effectively…
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CME Requirements by State

The following is a guide to state CME requirements in the states that require practitioners to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ in order to maintain a license to practice medicine in that state. All state CME requirements indicate directives for MDs and/or DOs unless otherwise specified. Please see your…
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CME Certifications: Steps for Reporting CME Activities

Participating in CME activities should be a positive experience for practitioners, empowering them through learning for better patient care and meaningful professional development. There are a number of ways to track, document and report your participation in CME activities and they all revolve around your CME certificate. CME certificates are…
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What is the Difference Between CME and MOC?

Physicians satisfy a range of criteria to earn the credentials necessary to maintain their medical practice. In addition to continuing medical education credits, specialist physicians must earn maintenance of certification points (MOCs). What is the Difference Between MOC vs CME? While both are systems of medical education and assessment, they…
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How to Choose the Right CME Tracker For You

While valuable, continuing medical education risks adding to the healthcare professional’s heavy workload, especially when managing CME credits and certifications becomes a hassle. Simple solutions to this problem are emerging, with CME trackers becoming the norm among those seeking to better manage their CME experience. Digital CME tracking tools and…
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What is Professional Development in Healthcare?

A challenging and ever-changing industry like healthcare demands an updating of skills to improve health outcomes and patient satisfaction. But healthcare professionals, while devoted to care, are not simply care providers. They are employees, team members and working people with career aspirations. In order to excel in healthcare one needs…
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The Similarities and Differences of CME and CNE

Advanced medical practitioners newer to continuing education and advanced credentialing opportunities may wonder what the difference is between two common acronyms in healthcare: CME and CNE. What is CNE? CNE stands for Certified Nurse Educator®, a voluntary credential earned by those who desire to teach nursing professionally. Certified Nurse Educators…
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Different Types of CME Activities for All Learners

There are many different ways advanced healthcare providers can earn continuing medical education credits to maintain, develop and improve their knowledge, skills and performance in the field. A variety of CME types provides engaging educational opportunities for all kinds of learners. Each is engaging in its own way. To receive…
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Taking Stock of Women’s Health in the US

Women’s health topics are at the forefront of the conversation about healthcare access and quality in the US. And with good reason. Dedicated practitioners and administrators may make the US health system among the best in the world but its benefits still fail to reach millions of women annually. The…
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What CME Accreditation Means for Clinicians Earning Credit

Quality continuing medical education, whether it be delivered online or in person, should be an effective teaching tool, designed by medical experts to contain up-to-date information practitioners can implement immediately. While these criteria signal a CME activity is of value to the learner, it is not a complete picture of…
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The Role of Professional Medical Organizations in CME

Professional medical associations like the AMA work in conjunction with continuing medical education organizations and providers to serve medical professionals and the public at large. These groups work to promote high standards of professional and ethical conduct, represent their members in matters of public interest, and generally aim to be…
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What is Continuing Medical Education?

Continuing medical education (CME) is vital to the practice of medicine and the healthcare industry. It has evolved over the years, from whirlwind workshops held locally to travel CME conferences at exciting destinations and online education featuring live webinars and on-demand courses. It is important that there are more CME…
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How Theories of Learning Underpin Continuing Education Programs

Exciting advancements are being made in the continuing and professional education industries. This is especially true with the application of new technologies driving a veritable revolution in patient care. The injection of digestible performance metrics, personalization and AI into learning environments has the potential to improve learner engagement and performance.…
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Earn Primary Care CME in Florida

Ready for a getaway? CME Seminars offers vacation-friendly primary care CME in Florida year-round! Our live conferences feature expert speakers covering updates on important topics primary care providers need to know. We host our Florida continuing medical education in exciting locations with plenty of nearby attractions and amenities, as well…
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Got Questions? We Have Answers! FAQs

Q. How many CMEs are approved for this course? A. Most live conferences are approved for 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Please check the individual event page for continuing medical education credit details. Q. What is the typical schedule for a five-day course? A. Our 5-day medical seminars…
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Interview with Rick Scott – Why CME Seminars?

In a recent interview with Rick Scott, CEO of CME Seminars, we learned how this company is different. It has been designed for busy medical professionals from the start. Q. How did you become interested in continuing medical education? A. With a background in finance and operations, I was asked…
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