Internet Point of Care (May 21, 2018)

The Use of Point of Care Ultrasound in emergency medicine, review of commonly used applications.

Target Audience

Emergency Medicine

Learning Objectives

The Use of Point of Care Ultrasound in emergency medicine, review of commonly used applications.

Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Office of Continuing & Professional Education
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-4900
Email: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Course opens: 
05/21/2018
Course expires: 
05/21/2018
Cost:
$0.00

Databases Utilized
Some sources such as UpToDate offer CME credit through their own mechanisms.  This Internet Point of Care CME activity is designed to facilitate learning and earning credit though mechanisms created by the Medical College of Wisconsin.  A number of resources may be acceptable, including but not limited to resources currently found in the Medical College of Wisconsin Libraries:

  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
  • Primary source research found in peer reviewed journals, books, Practice Guidelines as found in our print collection or online full-text in service providers such as ClinicalKey or PubMed.
  • Published information regarding clinical trials such as reports from the Food and Drug Administration, as well as other sources of information produced by federal agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute of Health.

It is the physician's responsibility to select and use appropriate professional, unbiased, peer reviewed literature to answer self-identified clinical questions to reinforce clinical decision, and to learn new information related to his/her clinical practice for the purpose of improved patient care.

Accreditation Statement 
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this internet point-of-care activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants 
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of .5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Please note the American Medical Association allows for a total of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to be earned via internet point-of-care learning for a physician in one calendar year.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/21/2018
Course expires: 
05/21/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

Hardware/Software Requirements 
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