Clinical Pearl of the Month – Identify and Treat Tinea Capitis

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant

Tinea Capitis Case

A 10-Year-Old Boy with an Itchy Scalp and Patches of Hair LossIdentify and Treat Tinea Capitis Pearls of Wisdom Q&A Case Tinea capitis is a dermatological condition most common in children. It is caused by a fungal infection of the hair and scalp caused by dermatophyte fungi.  Let’s take a look at this tinea capitis case and see if you … Read More

Fit For Duty? The Importance of Sound Mindedness in Clinical Practice

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

sound mindedness in clinical practice

Fit For Duty? The Importance of Sound Mindedness in Clinical Practice In a previous post we discussed cognitive bias and how our mind’s own natural way of thinking can lead us into mental traps. In that post we also noted another kind of vulnerability—cognitive deficits that also can impact our ability to make appropriate medical decisions. In this post I’d … Read More

Nurses Week 2020 Special NP and RN Offers During National Nurses Week 2020

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Nurses Week 2020 Special Offers - FNP, ENP, RN, NCLEX, save 30% off all nursing products at Med-Challenger

Nurses Week 2020 Special Offers on NP & RN Exam Review and CNE CoursesCelebrate National Nurses Week 2020 with Med-Challenger and save 30% on all nursing courses – even NP PRO! National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, … Read More

Guideline Knowledge Check – ACCP COVID-19 Guidelines for COVID-19 Imaging

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

Guideline Knowledge Check - ACCP COVID-19 Guidelines for COVID-19 Imaging

ACCP Guidelines for COVID-19 ImagingACCP Consensus Panel Statement on When and How to Acquire COVID-19 Imaging. Imaging COVID-19 is an important part of COVID-19 diagnosis and treatment, but is there a recommended method of COVID-19 imaging? An international panel of physicians experienced in treating adult patients with COVID-19 has developed recommendations for the use of chest imaging (x-ray or computed … Read More

Getting Back to Medical Education Amidst COVID-19

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Group Education, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Product News, Urgent Care

Getting back to normalcy and continuing medical education amidst covid-19

Getting Back to Continuing Medical Education Amidst the COVID-19 PandemicI’ve been swamped by the pandemic, but I’m reclaiming a bit of normalcy by resuming my continuing medical education. For the past month and a half, it seems like my hospital campus, including both the acute care hospital and outpatient clinic, have been transformed by the coronavirus pandemic. It has been … Read More

Med-Challenger Spring 2020 Content Updates: New Coronavirus Updates (COVID-19, SARS-COV-2) and More Recently Added

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

Coronavirus updates and more in Med-Challenger's spring CME content update, coronavisur cme amd over 100 more updates

Coronavirus Updates, Recent Guidelines, and New CME Updates Added to Med-ChallengerMed-Challenger continues to update its best board review and CME courses faster than anyone. Med-Challenger is one of the few board review and continuing education providers that maintains it’s own peer-reviewed medical education content library.  Thanks to practicing clinical experts across all major medical specialties and levels, Med-Challenger is able … Read More

Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic, Med-Challenger Medical Education Introduces New Hand Hygiene Compliance CME Course

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Med-Challenger Hand Hygiene Compliance CME Course for Healthcare Workers for Hand Washing Training

Med-Challenger Introduces New Hand Hygiene Compliance CME Course Amidst the COVID-19 PandemicHand Hygiene Course Promotes Critical Compliance with W.H.O. “My 5 Moments” Hand Hygiene Guidelines Challenger Corporation, commonly known as Med-Challenger – one of the country’s most prominent online medical education companies, has announced the launch of a new hand hygiene continuing medical education (CME) course – “Maximizing Hand Hygiene … Read More

COVID-19 Guidelines for Coronavirus SARS CoV-2: 2020 CDC SARS-CoV-2 Guidelines Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

COVID-19 guidelines, 2020 CDC coronavirus guidelines for SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 management guidelines

2020 CDC COVID-19 Guidelines Knowledge CheckManagement Guidelines for Coronavirus SARS CoV-2 Pandemic What do the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state about disinfecting a hospital room that was occupied by a patient with COVID-19 infection? The 2020 CDC Guidelines contain new information for healthcare professionals about the COVID-19 (SARS CoV-2) pandemic. This guideline knowledge check provides up-to-date comprehensive … Read More

Tips for a Successful Early Clinical Career for Residents, Fellows, and New Board-Certified Clinicians

Paul Griner, MD, MACPClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Medical Schools, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Programs, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Residency Programs, Urgent Care

tips for a successful early clinical career and starting clinical practice

Tips for a Successful Early Clinical Career for Residents, Fellows, and New Board-Certified CliniciansHow to get off to a good start in your clinical practice. Completion of residency or fellowship training is an important step in one’s early clinical career.  Equally important is getting off to a good start in your chosen branch of medicine once you have completed training. … Read More

FNP Pass Rates – Why Have FNP Exam Pass Rates Declined for AANP and ANCC Nurse Practitioner Exams?

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FNP Pass Rates - Family Nurse Practitioner Pass Rates are Down on AANP and ANCC FNP Exams

Family Nurse Practitioner Exam Pass Rates – Why Have FNP Exam Pass Rates Declined?FNP Exam Pass Rates Have Been Falling The field of family nurse practitioners has exploded over the last decade, more than quadrupling in size. The structures that educate and support people in the field have had to grow and change as a result; however, they’ve run into … Read More