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April 01, 2006 (Vol. 26, No. 7)

Online Continuing Medical Education Sites

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It’s not easy being a physician as medical advances make the headlines of newspapers, weekly. The mountain of information is enormous, and I probably don’t need to get started on the patient load and the fact that physicians almost have to be married to their career. How can a conscientious doctor stay up to date? This is where continuing education comes in. Bernard Sklar’s Online Continuing Medical Education (CME) page is an amazing collection of information on CME, with links to over 275 online CME sites, 15,000 activities, and 25,000 hours of AMA Category I CME credit. Yes, many of these cost for credit (surprise!), but they help physicians to deal with one of the most important things they must do–keep informed on important new medical information. Unfortunately, no one can increase the number of hours in a day.
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