Ophthalmic Side Effects of COVID-19 – A Novel Case from the Coronavirus Pandemic

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Ophthalmic Side Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Ophthalmic Side Effects of COVID-19 – A Novel Case from the Coronavirus Pandemic As part of Med-Challenger’s Guideline Knowledge Check blog series, we sometimes like to address unusual cases where medical problems may become more prevalent given certain circumstances, like during a viral pandemic.  An increase in certain acute ophthalmic problems during the COVID-19 pandemic is a great example.  Try … Read More

New Adult Gerontology Question Bank, AGNP Distance Learning Curricula for Nurse Practitioner Programs

Med-ChallengerEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Product News, Urgent Care

New Adult Gerontology AGNP Distance Learning Curricula for Nurse Practitioner Programs

New Adult Gerontology Question Bank, AGNP Distance Learning Curricula for Nurse Practitioner ProgramsMed-Challenger expands its nurse practitioner distance learning curricula and education management platform for NP programs with new Adult Gerontology (A-GNP) question bank content. Med-Challenger for NP Programs has recently added a complete Adult Gerontology question bank set to its nurse practitioner education library.  Nurse practitioner programs seeking distance … Read More

New Resuscitation Center CME Course Brings the Latest Resuscitation CME Content to Physicians, Nurses and PAs

Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Product News, Urgent Care

New Resuscitation Center CME course - Resuscitation CME requirements on airway, ventilation and resuscitation

New Resuscitation Center CME Course Brings the Latest Resuscitation CME Information to Physicians, Nurses and PAsResuscitation CME Course online provides the latest guidelines for resuscitation and AMA, ACEP and ANCC credits. Resuscitation center care and the effectiveness of the “resuscitationist” requires continuing education critical to saving lives.  Med-Challenger has developed a new resuscitation CME course that provides current and continually-updated … Read More

How COVID-19 Affects Patients with Asthma – Guideline Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Covid-19 and Asthma - How Covid-19 Affects Patients with Asthma

How COVID-19 Affects Patients with Asthma This Guideline Knowledge Check reviews treatment guidelines for COVID-19 in patients with asthma.  A 2020 Pulmonology Advisor discusses a recent study on the effects of COVID-19 on asthma. How do the study’s data alter the care of patients with asthma who require admission for COVID-19? Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk … Read More

Transfusion Medicine Case: A 58yo Woman with History of Colon Cancer Presents with Epigastric Pain – Clinical Pearl of the Month

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Transfusion medicine case - A 58-year-old-woman with colon cancer presents with epigastric pain.

Transfusion Medicine Case: A 58-year-old woman with a history of colon cancer presents with intermittent epigastric pain.Guidelines for Transfusion Pearls of Wisdom Q&A Case Transfusion medicine (or transfusiology) is the branch of medicine that encompasses all aspects of the transfusion of blood and blood components including aspects related to hemovigilance. It includes issues of blood donation, immunohematology and other laboratory … Read More

Physician Malpractice Education, Better Sooner than Later – Medical Risk Management Horror Stories and How to Avoid Them

Med-ChallengerEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Product News, Urgent Care

physician malpractice lawsuits - horror stories, common physician mistakes, and what physicians need to know about the malpractice process

A Case for Physician Malpractice Education Sooner than Later – Medical Risk Management Horror Stories and How to Avoid ThemReflections from a 30-year practicing physician and attorney. You’ve heard of “better safe than sorry.”  You’ve heard of wearing PPE during a pandemic.  You’ve learned about avoiding medical errors.  And yet, most physicians (nurses and PA too) are taught little to … Read More

New Medical Cannabis CME Course from Med-Challenger Provides Evidence-based Cannabis Medical Education with CME Credit

Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Product News, Urgent Care

New Cannabis CME Course from Med-Challenger Medical Education

Cannabis CME Course Provides Evidence-based Review of Medical Cannabis and Approved Uses of Cannabinoids in Medical PracticeCannabis CME Course helps demystify medical cannabis for physicians and their patients’ education. Cannabis use has become increasingly common in the U.S. in recent years, with legalization for medical and recreational purposes expanding to more states. With this increase in cannabis use, access, and … Read More

COVID-19 in Pregnancy, Coronavirus During Pregnancy Review

Med-ChallengerEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Product News, Urgent Care

Covid-19 in Pregnancy - Covid-19 during pregnancy, coronavirus in the pregnant patient topic review

COVID-19 in Pregnancy, Coronavirus During Pregnancy Review Now AvailableMed-Challenger adds new information about pregnant patients with coronavirus. New information regarding COVID-19 during pregnancy has been added by Med-Challenger, extending its recent COVID-19 related content updates. Courses affected by this update are: Med-Challenger OBGYN, Med-Challenger EM, Med-Challenger FM, Med-Challenger PA / PA-CAQ-EM, Med-Challenger ENP, and Med-Challenger FNP. This update features the … Read More

Iodinated Contrast Guidelines 2020 Update for Emergency Imaging, Part 2 – Guideline Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Iodinated Contrast Guidelines 2020 Update for Emergency Kidney Imaging, Part 2 - Guideline Knowledge Check

Iodinated Contrast in  Emergency Imaging, Kidney Radiology – 2020 Guideline Update, Part 2New guidance regarding iodinated contrast in contrast-enhanced emergency imaging of patients with an abnormal renal history. This is part two of our Guideline Knowledge Check regarding emergency kidney imaging.  A just released 2020 National Radiology / Kidney Consensus statement provides new guidance regarding contrast-enhanced emergency imaging of patients with an … Read More

Medical Misinformation: The Other Pandemic – Part 3, Medical Misinformation Prevention

Mark Perdue PA-CEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Medical misinformation prevention strategies - how to counteract medicine misinformation

Medical Misinformation Prevention – What Medical Professionals Can Do to Counteract Medical MisinformationMedical Misinformation: The Other Pandemic Blog Series, Part 3 of 3 In parts one and two of this blog series on Medical Misinformation, we described the harms associated with medical misinformation and common sources of medical misinformation, respectively. In this post, part three, we will examine some medical … Read More