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Why Medical Practitioners Love Travel CME Conferences

Travel CME has become a mainstay of continuing education, offering conference-goers an opportunity for a ‘learn-cation’ where they can indulge in guilt-free play alongside work. The benefits of travel conferences are numerous and include in-person learning, networking opportunities and enjoying the company of friends (new and old) and family in…

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The Florida Destinations Perfect for CME Conferences

Florida CME destinations make for the perfect conference environment. With plenty of things to do, see and experience, conference guests receive the added value of a great destination with the enrichment of a conference. Florida conferences are available all year and can offer premium accommodations paired with local attractions and…

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Primary Care Burnout in the Wake of COVID-19

In the US, the conversation about healthcare often revolves around national policy, cost and patient access. Among the less discussed but nonetheless very important issues is that of practitioner stress leading to professional burnout. While provider burnout was thrust into the national conversation by the pandemic, questions remain on how…

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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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The Future of Nursing Roles and Responsibilities in the US

For nurses, change is the name of the game. They are always adapting to new healthcare environments. This effort and sacrifice were no more apparent than during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite challenges, the future of nursing is bright. New responsibilities and roles will emerge within rapidly changing technological and healthcare…

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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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CME Options Available to Nursing Professionals

As a nurse, no one has to tell you to give it your all. You’ve devoted your life to your patients and the healthcare organizations you serve. It’s a profession that requires tremendous fortitude, attention to detail and continuous development. Meet annual nursing CME quotas by earning continuing education units…

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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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Comparing the Merits of Online and In-Person Learning

Virtual communication became a lifeline the world over due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Established online learning trends were solidified and even accelerated due to the abrupt increase in demand. Schools and businesses that did not already provide access to online learning options worked to make them available, while those that…

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5 Tips for Networking at CME Conferences

Continuing medical education (CME) conferences are both functional and fun. You can mix business and pleasure in a setting that allows high-achieving participants to enjoy time as both friends and colleagues. CME conferences are an opportunity to share memorable experiences with others, whether that’s by having family or coworkers accompany…

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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 Medical Clinicians can Stay Better Focused at Work

As a clinician, your workday is chaotic and distractions are everywhere. With 74% of US workers reporting significant distraction at work, it can safely be said that this phenomena is certainly the case for modern doctors, nurses and other clinicians with clinical, administrative and managerial duties. Combine these duties with…

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How Clinician Learning will Benefit from AI

Healthcare organizations invest heavily in learning management systems (LMS) and services. While continuing education programs used to consist entirely of on-site classes that were often jam-packed over the course of several days, this approach has since shifted. While destination conferences with live proctors hold clear benefits for in-person learners, (in…

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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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3 Ways AI is Changing Healthcare

The introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare is causing seismic shifts in how the industry as a whole makes decisions and solves problems. No aspect of the industry will be untouched with administrators, clinical staff and support staff all bracing for changes to their current roles due to the…

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Time Management Tips and Tools for Healthcare Professionals

The clinical team is the heart of any healthcare system. As such, they are often counted on to complete substantial administrative duties in addition to delivering exceptional care. Ever-increasing patient volumes, regulatory requirements and business procedures put tremendous pressure on their time and effort. This makes time management an important…

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Emerging Healthcare Trends to Look for in 2022

Emerging trends in healthcare look much different for 2022 than they looked in previous years due to the impact COVID-19 has had on the industry. The COVID-19 pandemic is still very present in our lives. Even with positive momentum, medical practices have definitely been impacted in many ways as the…

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3 Types of Remote Patient Monitoring Tools

The COVID-19 pandemic made managing patient care from home possible with the use of impressive remote patient monitoring tools. From apps on your tablet to patches monitoring vitals, it’s incredible what modern technology is doing for the healthcare industry. Being a medical professional means staying educated with industry trends and…

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Here’s Why Home Health Care Trends are on the Rise

Technology has been on an impressive upswing since the COVID-19 pandemic entered our worlds. Though this virus has taken many lives and negatively altered others, some positives in the medical industry have occured when it comes to  managing care. The pandemic increased the growth of home health care trends, with…

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How the Adaptive Immune System Fights Viruses

To defend against dangerous pathogens, the body’s second line of defense—adaptive immunity—is key. Although it might be slow to respond when compared to the body’s first line of defense (the innate immune system) the adaptive immune system is a complex system that focuses on precision and memory rather than speed….

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Sex Differences in Infectious Diseases

After being overlooked in medical research for many years, sex differences in immune responses are now being seen as a prominent variable in why infectious diseases impact males and females in distinct ways. While  most research has been focused on male animals, human studies utilizing both sexes have proven extremely useful…

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The Benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring

The popularity and effectiveness of remote patient monitoring is growing when it comes to patients receiving in-depth care directly from their home. Staff and patients use state-of-the-art tools—through mobile apps and other software—to stay updated and on top of patients’ care without the patient ever entering a hospital or making…

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Uncovering Breakthrough COVID Cases

At this point in time, over half of the U.S. population has received the COVID-19 vaccine. So far, the vaccines have proven great effectiveness in preventing worse outcomes of the disease, especially the mRNA vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. While this is great news, COVID still remains a threat,…

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Obesity and COVID-19

Obesity is a common, serious chronic disease that puts people at risk for other serious health issues. Studies have shown that adults with excess weight are at even greater risk for severe illness from COVID-19. In fact,  78 percent of U.S. patients hospitalized with COVID-19, spanning all ages and races,…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Guide

Now that there are authorized and recommended emergency use COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States, it is important that you have accurate, up-to-date vaccine information. Our helpful guide will help you better understand the COVID vaccine facts! What is in the COVID Vaccine? Among many other frequently asked questions…

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Primary Care CME Conferences in Florida

Are you ready for a getaway? CME Seminars offers vacation-friendly primary care CME in Florida, year-round! Our live conferences feature exciting Florida locations with plenty of nearby attractions and amenities, as well as daily schedules that accommodate your recreational plans. Start planning your CME vacation in Florida today! Vacation-Friendly Itinerary…

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Tips for Improving Webside Manner

The way you interact with patients is critical in determining your success as a physician. Approaching your patients with a compassionate and supportive attitude, whether in-person or remotely, ensures a positive patient-doctor relationship and better health outcomes. Remote communication can get lost in translation easily if you’re not intentional about…

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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 types of learners. Let’s explore the different types of CME activities available…

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Implementing Telehealth in Primary Care

While home-based healthcare has been around for years, the COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly progressed the use of telemedicine in primary care. In an effort to cut down on in-person visits, primary care physicians’ offices are transitioning to patient support through telephone- and video-based care. Are you ready to integrate telemedicine…

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Uncovering the Long-Term Effects of COVID

While most people with COVID-19 return to normal health, some patients may have post COVID symptoms that last for weeks, months or sometimes longer after recovery. Non-hospitalized and mild COVID-19 cases can even experience persistent or late symptoms. It’s still unclear how many people experience ongoing symptoms. Studies are currently…

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How to Spend Your CME Money

Each year, many advanced healthcare professionals are given a CME allowance by their organization or hospital to be used toward their continuing medical education requirements. CME money allows medical professionals to improve their skills and keep up with the latest advancements in medicine without having to pay out of their…

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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 webpage 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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A message from the CEO

As we stand at the threshold of 2021 and look backward at 2020, it has been a very tough year for all, but especially for our healthcare heroes.  The personal risk and sacrifice, the long work hours, the emotional and physical toll of the past year were unprecedented in our…

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