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

Summer CME Sale, New Content Updates from Med-Challenger, July 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

Summer Board Review Sale and New Content Updates - July 2021

Summer CME Sale and New Content Updates: July 2021Save 25% on 2021-2022 Board Review Bundles, New CME Courses, and More During Our Summer CME Sale.Med-Challenger has introduced a swath of new July 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 … 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

2021 NIH COVID-19 Influenza Co-infection Guidelines – 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

2021 Opioid Cardiac Arrest Guidelines - Guideline Knowledge Check

Updated National 2021 COVID-19 Guidelines Address the Risk and Treatment of Co-infection with Influenza in Patients Hospitalized for COVID-19This Guideline Knowledge Check reviews three sets of newly updated COVID-19 Guidelines (Coronavirus Treatment Guidelines) from the NIH address the risk and treatment of co-infection with influenza in patients hospitalized for COVID-19. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), how does … Read More

New Content Updates from Med-Challenger, January 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

Content Updates from Med-Challenger Medical Education: January 2021

Content Updates: January 2021Med-Challenger Content Updates include 2021 Board Review, New CME Courses, and Free Board Review Question BanksMed-Challenger has introduced all new 2021 board review courses and several new CME courses for physicians, nurses, PA’s and more.  These new 2021 CME content updates include fast-changing medical topics, new maintenance of certification processes, and other hard-to-find CME course topics.    … Read More