New research shows that limiting first-year medical residents to 16-hour work shifts makes residents generally more satisfied with their training and work-life balance but leaves training directors more dissatisfied with limited educational opportunities.
The ABIM reveals that physicians who practice internal medicine and pass a knowledge assessment to maintain board certification within 10 years of their initial certification are much less likely to face state medical board disciplinary actions than those who do not pass the exam.
March 19 marks Certified Nurses Day, which honors and recognizes the essential work of certified nurses. "The process of setting a goal, reviewing, studying, and keeping current, as well as the validation certification provides, definitely made me a more confident nurse.
The American Board of Pathology (ABPath) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) are collaborating to facilitate the integration of accredited continuing medical education (CME) and Continuous Certification.
In an effort to further develop and expand quality measures for use in the Quality Payment Program (QPP), the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) intends to offer up to $30 million in grant funding over three years.