The American Medical Association (AMA) has unveiled the next step of the AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, which seeks to transform medical education.
Medical specialization enables physicians to become more skilled in a particular field, and board certification reflects the additional steps a physician has taken to become an expert in that specialty, writes Richard E. Hawkins, MD, president and chief executive officer of the American Board of Med
In order to maintain certification, physicians certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) must earn 100 maintenance of certification (MOC) points every five years.
The American Medical Association (AMA) Physician's Recognition Award (PRA), a nationwide accreditation system for providers of continuing medical education (CME), was established in 1968.
A link has been established between employment of in-person discussions with nurses and prescribers regarding Clostridium difficile management recommendations and self-sustained practice changes and significant improvements in suboptimal C difficile practices.