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Pharma-Free CME

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Planning a CME event? Use a pharma-free provider! Download a list of Accredited Providers of CME that do not Accept Commercial Support. (.doc .pdf)

NEW! The Independent Drug Information Service offers a CME activity, Antipsychotic medications in primary care: Limited benefit, sizable risk, through the joint sponsorship of Harvard Medical School and The Alosa Foundation.
Credits available: CME 1
Expires 04/20/2015

FDA web-based CME courses:

Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), NIH offers a course on Sex and Gender. All six sections must be completed to receive CME credit.
Credits available: CME 6.00
Expires 12/19/2014

The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) has two new CME sessions available through the NCFH Resource Center. These sessions are free of charge and available as CD-ROMs.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, site on Mortality and Morbidity has “Spotlight modules” which are actual case studies with “expert commentary addressing issues of patient safety and medical errors.”
Register or log-in.

NEW! The AHRQ is also offering several opportunities to gain CME credit through the Effective Health Care Program.

    Comparative Effectiveness of Therapies for Reducing the Risk of Primary Breast Cancer: Guidance for Shared Decision Making 
    Credits available: 1.0 CME
    Expires 0/14/14

    AHRQ's Comparative Effectiveness Research on Lipid-Modifying Therapies: Summarizing the Systematic Review Findings 
    Credits available: 1.0 CME
    Expires 10/14/14

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), NIH offers a series of online video lectures that can be taken for CME and CEU credit. Register or login.
Credits available: CME 8.00 (1 credit per lecture) CNE 9.60

Lectures available:
  1. Ten Years of Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Promising Ideas from Outside the Mainstream
  2. Herbs and Other Dietary Supplements
  3. Mind-Body Medicine
  4. Acupuncture: An Evidence-Based Assessment
  5. Manipulative and Body-Based Therapies: Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation
  6. CAM and Aging
  7. Integrative Medicine
  8. Health and Spirituality
  9. Studying the Effects of Natural Products
  10. Neurobiological Correlates of Acupuncture

Clinical Directors Network, a not-for-profit network that supports community health centers, offers CME.


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