The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) says it will work with the Board of Medical Examiners in Tennessee to launch a voluntary, year-long pilot program to allow CME providers to report physician participation in CME directly to the Board.
Together, the Office of Continuing Education and Meeting Services (OCEMS), the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health), C4 program chair and C4 planning committee worked to design this valuable IPE continuing education initiative.
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.