Urgent Care Staff Education Platform Improves Urgent Care Outcomes

Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSCompany News, Group Education, Medical News, Urgent Care

Urgent Care Staff Education Improves Both Operations and Outcomes

Urgent Care Staff Education: The Strategy Taking the Pain Out of the Most Common Issues Facing Urgent Care ClinicsHow Urgent Care Staff Education Improves Both Operations and OutcomesIf you are running an urgent care clinic, you know it is a unique beast.  You have multiple levels of clinician to hire, train, retain and support.  Daily operations need to keep running … Read More

Med-Challenger Releases Online Course and Question Editing Platform

Bob Sweeney, MS, DACompany News, Group Education, Medical Schools, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Programs, Product News, Residency Programs

online course and question editing for schools and organizations

Med-Challenger Releases Online Course and Question Editing PlatformCreate and curate online courses, questions, and assessmentOn September 19, 2019, Med-Challenger announced the release of new authoring tools allowing schools and training organizations to create courses and tests for its medical education platform.   Med-Challenger has introduced new custom authoring tools that allow customers to create their own stand-alone courses, as well as … Read More

Nurse Practitioner Practice: New Trends of the NP Practice and NP Programs

Robert V Anderson, Med-Challenger CEOCompany News, Group Education, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Programs

The nurse practitioner then and now - recent growth and future trends in NP practice and NP education

Nurse Practitioner Practice and Education: Then & NowThe Recent Growth and Future Trends of NP Practice and NP Education ProgramsNurse practitioner practice is one of the fastest growing segments in healthcare practice and healthcare education.  From BSN to NP to DNP, the number of graduated nurse practitioners is still outpaced by demand and NP programs are adopting new solutions to … Read More

Cognitive Computing Applications for Medical Education Programs

Med-ChallengerCompany News, Group Education, Medical Schools, Nursing Programs, Residency Programs

Cognitive computing applications in healthcare and medical education blog

Cognitive Computing Applications for Medical Education ProgramsCognitive computing applications are being developed to help medical education programs improve clinical education outcomesWhat is Cognitive Computing?The term cognitive computing is typically used to describe artificial intelligence (AI) systems that aim to simulate human thought.  Human cognition involves real-time analysis of environment, context and intent, among many other variables that inform a person’s … Read More

The Biggest Challenge for Healthcare Education Programs and Their Leadership

Bob Sweeney, MS, DACompany News, Group Education, Medical Schools, Nursing Programs, Residency Programs

What's The Biggest Challenge for Healthcare Education Programs and Their Leadership

The Biggest Challenge for Healthcare Education Programs and Their LeadershipMed-Challenger, the leading brand in online medical education, asked physician leaders nationwide to identify the single most time-consuming and costly challenger for their healthcare education program and leadership.Is it Whether you are directing an institutional training program or seeking to ensure the best possible care throughout an organization, there are many … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Gout

Adam WandermanFM Question of the Week, PA Question of the Week, Personal Education, Question of the Week, SPEX Question of the Week

Free board review question of the week on gout

This week’s free board review question…A 59-year-old man who is being treated for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and obesity has experienced 3 gout attacks in the past year. His uric acid level is 9.2 mg/dL (normal range, 3.0-6.5 mg/dL). He recently completed nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) therapy for an acute attack and has been asymptomatic for 3 weeks. You decide to start … Read More