Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – A 59-year-old Woman with Multiple Red Spots on Her Legs

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine

red spots on legs of 49-year-old woman diagnostic challenge

A 59-year-old woman presents to her primary care physician with the complaint of multiple red spots on her legs of 2 days duration. A 59-year-old woman presents to her primary care physician with the complaint of multiple red spots on her legs of 2 days duration. She had been in good health with the exception of a lower urinary tract … Read More

How to Get the Most From Your CME Budget or CME Allowance: How to Spend Your CME Dollars Wisely

Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Urgent Care

Best use of your CME budget or CME allowance

Many physicians, even some nurse practitioners and physician assistants, are lucky enough to have a CME budget – sometime called a CME stipend or CME allowance – for educational purposes for the calendar year.  Sometimes these CME dollars need to be spent each year or they simply disappear when time runs out.  CME budget cycles usually begin and end either … Read More

Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – A 53-year-old woman with acute onset of pain and swelling of the left leg.

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine

bedside diagnosis ruptured baker's cyst case

Test your bedside diagnostic skills with this free clinical case question. A 53-year-old woman with a 6-month history of morning stiffness involving her wrist, fingers, and knees presents with the acute onset of pain and swelling of the left leg, more pronounced on walking. She states that she has had a large, soft lump in the back of the left … Read More

Earn ABIM MOC Points and CME Credits with the #1 Internal Medicine Board Review Course 2020

Paul Griner, MD, MACPInternal Medicine, Personal Education

Earn ABIM MOC Points with the #1 Internal Medicine Board Review 2020

Med-Challenger, the leader in online physician medical education and exam review, has a comprehensive Internal Medicine course for unparalleled ABIM review, ABIM exam review and the fulfillment of ABIM MOC points and CME credit requirements. This one-of-a-kind ABIM review course gives you everything you need to ace the ABIM exam, but also satisfy MOC requirements year after year. There’s nothing … Read More

Med-Challenger’s American Board of Emergency Medicine Certification review makes it easy to maintain emergency medicine board certification.

Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSEmergency Medicine, Product News

emergency medicine certification review updates

On October 6th, 2019, Med-Challenger announced the release of fourth quarter updates to it’s best-selling ABEM Emergency Medicine ConCert & Certification reviews.  The new updates (listed below) are available immediately.   “This release contains significant new material across many of the topics covered by the EM model, “ said Robert V. Anderson, CEO of Challenger Corporation.  “It represents the result of … Read More

Burn Treatment Critical Care Board Review Questions | CME Quick Quiz

Kathryn Butler, MD, FACSEmergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Question of the Week, Urgent Care

burn treatment CME quiz

A 46-year-old man weighing 85 kg with no past medical history is brought in by paramedics after sustaining extensive burn injuries in a brush fire. He was clearing brush in his yard when the blaze spread out of control and his clothing caught fire. By the time his family heard his cries and helped him extinguish the flames, he had … Read More

Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – 16-year-old girl with lack of bowel movements

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine

16-year-old-with-lack-of-bowel-movements

Test your bedside diagnostic skills with this free clinical case question. A 16-year-old girl is brought to her physician because of lack of bowel movements. The patient states that for the past 3 months, she has had a bowel movement only every other week. She describes them as normal in color and consistency. She has had no abdominal pain or … Read More

Critical Care Pharmacology: Board Review Questions | CME Quick Quiz

Paul Griner, MD, MACPEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Question of the Week, Urgent Care

critical care pharmacology board review questions quick quiz

Critical Care Pharmacology Case: A 62-year-old man with a history of hypertension has been complaining of abdominal pain for several weeks. He tells you that the pain is moderate in intensity and does not seem to be related to eating. He also had chills, but no fevers have been documented. You order computed tomography of the abdomen, which showed the … Read More

Med-Challenger’s American Board of Family Medicine Certification review makes it easy to maintain family medicine board certification.

Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSFamily Medicine, Product News

Med-Challenger's ABFM MOC Family Medicine Certification Review has been completely updated

On October 6th, 2019, Med-Challenger announced the release of fourth quarter updates to it’s best-selling ABFM MOC Family Medicine Certification review.  The new updates (listed below) are available immediately.   “For over 20 years, Challenger has worked hard to ensure that Family Physicians have the most up-to-date materials for the family medicine exam,“ said Robert V. Anderson, CEO of Challenger Corporation.  … Read More

Trauma Resuscitation (ATLS): Board Review Questions

Kathryn Butler, MD, FACSEmergency Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Question of the Week, Urgent Care

Trauma Resuscitation ATLS Review Questions

Trauma Resuscitation Case: A 56-year-old man is brought in by emergency medical services following extrication from his vehicle after a motor vehicle collision in which he was the unbelted driver. He was placed on a backboard with a cervical collar at the scene. In the ambulance, he was breathing spontaneously and had oxygen saturations in the low 90’s with the … Read More