Outpatient COVID-19 Treatments – Guidelines Knowledge Check

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

New Outpatient COVID-19 Treatments - Guideline Knowledge Check

New Outpatient COVID-19 Treatments – Guideline Knowledge CheckAndrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEM examines newly updated COVID-19 recommendations from the NIH and IDSA addressing the omicron variant and two newly authorized oral antiviral treatments for ambulatory patients with COVID-19. In January / February 2022, both the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) updated their COVID-19 … Read More

Unrecognized Driver of Severe COVID-19? – Study Findings

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

Unrecognized Backseat Driver of Severe COVID-19 Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Study Findings

Unrecognized Driver of Severe COVID-19? – Study Findings Q&A CaseTry this free COVID-19 Case Q&A courtesy of Med-Challenger.In December 2021, an interesting article was published that explored the scientific plausibility of a possibly under-recognized contributor to severe COVID-19. What is this trigger (which is easily tested for in the emergency department)? For more free clinical knowledge review cases, subscribe to the … Read More

COVID-19 in Pregnancy Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz – Earn AMA and ANCC Credits Free

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEM Questions of the Week, ENP Question of the Week, FM Question of the Week, IM Question of the Week, Medical Student Question of the Week, NCLEX Question of the Week, NP Question of the Week, OBGYN Question of the Week, PA CAQ EM Question of the Week, PA Question of the Week, Pediatric EM Question of the Week, Pediatric Medicine Question of the Week, Personal Education, Question of the Week, SPEX Question of the Week, Urgent Care Question of the Week

QQ220113 COVID-19 During Pregnancy CME Quiz

COVID-19 During Pregnancy Board Review Questions: Free CME QuizCOVID-19 During Pregnancy CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical EducationThis week’s Med-Challenger free CME quiz – COVID-19 During Pregnancy – the quick quiz covers the disease COVID-19 severity categories in pregnant patients, inpatient monitoring of pregnant patients with COVID-19, the indications for ICU admission of a pregnant patient with COVID-19, the … Read More

Healthcare Employment Down 524,000 Since COVID Hit

David BeardMedical News, Personal Education

Healthcare Employment Down Since COVID Hit

Healthcare Employment Down 524,000 Since COVID HitSince COVID-19 hit, healthcare employment is down.We circulate a lot of articles around Challenger, mostly dealing with medical education, technology in education, certification changes, and – did I mention medical education?  Today’s medical news brief looks at healthcare employment figures and trends since the pandemic. One article that gave us pause started with a … Read More

Artificial Intelligence in Medical Diagnostic Imaging

David BeardMedical News, Personal Education

artificial intelligence in medical diagnostic imaging

AI in Medical Diagnostic ImagingArtificial intelligence continues to make strides in medical imaging and diagnostics of certain conditions, such as breast cancer.A number of years back, Challenger attended an IBM Watson conference.  The AI demonstration they were giving at the time was a Watson machine trained to identify basal cell carcinoma from high resolution imaging. They were interested in whether … Read More

Is It COVID Misinformation? Clinicians Under Scrutiny for Spreading COVID Misinformation

David BeardMedical News, Personal Education

COVID Misinformation

Is It COVID Misinformation?Clinicians who spread COVID misinformation are coming under increased scrutiny by medical boardsThe news this week is filled with articles about the FSMB, specialty society, AMA, and ABMS organizational statements about certification and licensure for physicians “spreading misinformation.” We’ve put together the latest news on the subject… There’s the ground-up personalization article from NPR, which starts with … Read More

COVID-19 Delta Variant 2021 Pre-Guideline Study Findings – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

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 Delta Variant 2021 Study Findings

COVID-19 Delta Variant 2021 Pre-Guideline Study Findings – Closing the Clinical Knowledge GapRecent information with regards to comparative in vitro protection of either past SARS-CoV-2 infection or vaccination offer against the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variantStudies are exploring the pros and cons of booster vaccination against COVID-19, especially with the rise of the Delta variant. What did a recent study find with … Read More

Spring CME Sale, New Content Updates from Med-Challenger, April 2021

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

2021 Board Review and Spring CME Sale - New Content Updates from Med-Challenger April 2021

Content Updates: April 2021Plus, Save 20% on 2021 Board Review, New CME Courses, and More During Our Spring CME Sale.Med-Challenger has introduced a swath of new April 2021 content updates to its best-selling board review courses and CME requirement courses for physicians, nurses, PA’s and more.  These latest 2021 CME content updates include fast-changing medical topics, new maintenance of certification … Read More

How Does the New Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Compare to Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines

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

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Guidelines

How Does the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Differ from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines?The CDC just updated their COVID-19 vaccination guidelines to include the Johnson & Johnson Janssen (J/J/Janssen) vaccine.The just updated CDC Vaccine guidelines include the newly authorized Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), how does the (J/J/Janssen) vaccine compare … Read More

Free COVID-19 Vaccination CME Course for Healthcare Providers Reviews All Clinically Relevant Aspect of Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccines

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

Free Covid-19 Vaccination CME Course for Healthcare Providers from Med-Challenger Medical Education

Free COVID-19 Vaccination CME Course Available for Healthcare ProvidersFree COVID-19 vaccination course reviews all clinically relevant aspects of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioTech COVID-19 vaccines.Med-Challenger is offering a free COVID-19 vaccination CME course for physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers who want to review all clinically relevant aspects of Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines such as mRNA actions, indications, dosing, storage, … Read More