MyEMCert – Information about the new ABEM Recertification Alternative Track, Exam Modules, Requirements, and How to Prepare

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Medical News, Personal Education, Product News, Uncategorized Clinical Education

MyEMCert - Information, requirements, exam modules, questions, how it works, and how to prepare for MyEMCert exams

MyEMCert is a new alternative recertification option for ABEM-certified physicians seeking to re-certify.  Physicians who are eligible and select the MyEMCert option will not be required to take the ConCert Exam or LLSA tests.  In this article, we’ll outline the key points about the MyEMCert track, how it works, what to expect, and how to best prepare for the MyEMCert … Read More

Pancreatic Disease Board Review Questions | CME Quick Quiz

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Question of the Week, Urgent Care

pancreatic disease board review questions

Pancreatic Disease is the focus of this week’s free CME Quick Quiz, courtesy of Med-Challenger online medical education.  Below is a free CME quick quiz question that provides a better understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic disease. By playing the full online quiz, you can earn CME credit every week for free.  Players sign up, create an anonymous game … Read More

Clinical Pearl of the Month – Tremor and Tremor Differentiation

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

tremor - 55 year old woman with tremor

Tremor consists of alternating contractions of agonist and antagonist muscles in an oscillating, rhythmic manner. Tremor may also be characterized based on distribution, frequency, amplitude, and related neurologic dysfunction.The first step in the evaluation of a patient with tremor is to categorize the tremor based on its activation condition, topographic distribution, and frequency. The diagnosis of tremor is based on … Read More

2020 New Year’s CME Sale – Save 20% on 2020 board review and CME courses thru January 31st

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new 2020 board review and 2020 CME courses on sale

Med-Challenger’s 20% off CME Sale rocks on into 2020 so you can too! Let’s start the new year off right!  So many physicians, nurses and PA’s have been discovering the incredible value of Med-Challenger.  In fact, in the last months of 2019, we saw a 50% increase in new customers across all medical specialties.  We’re thrilled that our ongoing effort … Read More

Non-Accidental Trauma & Child Abuse: 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

non-accidental trauma and child abuse clinical guidelines knowledge check

Non-accidental trauma (NAT) is a leading cause of childhood traumatic injury and death in the United States. In the most recent data published by the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, there were 1,585 fatalities due to child abuse and neglect in 2015. Approximately 44% percent of those suffered death due to physical abuse and almost 75% were children … Read More

2020 Board Exam Dates, Board Exam Information, Countdowns, and 2020 Physician Board Exam Review Tips

Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Product News

2020 board exam dates, information, board review study tips, and countdowns for 2020 physician board exams

If you’re a physician facing 2020 board exams, here’s a summary of physician board exam dates, exam information, and more to help you prepare and pass your 2020 board exam with flying colors.  This 2020 board exam dates list contains important information for all major medical specialty board exams for physicians in 2020, including “days until” countdowns and other helpful … Read More

Cerebral Blood Flow and Stroke Presentation Board Review Questions | CME Quick Quiz

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Question of the Week, Urgent Care

cerebral blood flow and stroke cme quiz

Cerebral blood flow (CBF) is an important factor that maintains brain function, and a prolonged insufficiency causes degeneration and irreversible impairment of brain function. Stroke is a heterogeneous syndrome caused by multiple disease mechanisms, but all result in a disruption of cerebral blood flow with subsequent tissue damage.  Let’s review cerebral blood flow and the latest guidelines for early management … Read More

Female Physicians Get Honored in “Girl Docs Rock” Healthcare Art Poster, Free Download

Med-ChallengerClinical Humor, Company News, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Female physicians celebrated in inspirational art poster download

Female physicians rock.  2017 was the first year that more women enrolled in U.S. medical schools than men according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) where in women comprised 50.7 percent of 21,338 enrollees in 2017, compared to 49.8 percent of 19,254 enrollees in 2016. That’s quite a change.  In 1965, only about one in 10 U.S. medical … Read More

The Easiest Way to Earn CME Credits and CME Certificates for Physicians, Nurses, and Physician Assistants

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

easiest way to earn cme credits and cme certificates for physicians, nurses, and physician assistants pa

If you are a physician, nurse or physician assistant, you need to fulfill continuing education requirements, be they AMA Category 1 credits or more specialized CME credits, pretty much every year.  If you don’t have much time – like any healthcare provider working today – there comes a time when you get tired of scraping by at the last minute … Read More

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