New Acute Care Content Updates, Spring 2019

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Med-Challenger acute care content updates spring 2019

One of the biggest benefits of owning Med-Challenger is that your education investments continue to provide you with the most current information for your medical practice and board certification maintenance needs. After all, practice continues – board exams or not. Here’s a listing of select Spring 2019 content updates and course enhancements now live in select Acute Care Med-Challenger online … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Law, Ethics, Professionalism

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Free Medical Law and Ethics questions in this week's Med-Challenger quick quiz

This week’s FREE CME Quick Quiz offers free Medical Laws, Ethics, and Professionalism questions. Topics include: EMTALA, Patient Safety, Consent and Error Disclosure, Conflict and Crisis, and Clinician Wellness and Impairment.  Here’s a sample… A 65-year-old female resident of a skilled nursing facility who has a history of dementia and alcohol use disorder presents for further evaluation and treatment for … Read More

New Primary Care Content Updates, Spring 2019

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Med-Challenger primary care content updates spring 2019

One of the biggest benefits of owning Med-Challenger is that your education investments continue to provide you with the most current information for your medical practice and board certification maintenance needs. After all, practice continues – board exams or not. Here’s a listing of select Spring 2019 content updates and course enhancements now live in select Primary Care Med-Challenger online … Read More

Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – 47-year-old woman with bilateral leg swelling

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

Diagnostic Case - 47 yo woman with leg swelling

Test your bedside diagnostic skills with this free clinical case question. A 47-year-old-woman presents with the complaint of bilateral leg swelling of 2 week’s duration. She states that she had been in good health until about a month ago when she had a sore throat and low- grade fever for a few days. She then felt well until becoming aware … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Cardiovascular Injuries

Joseph Scott Savage, DO, FAAEM, FACCP, FACHE, FABQAURPENP Question of the Week, FM Question of the Week, Free Board Review Question of the Week, IM Question of the Week, NP Question of the Week, PA Question of the Week

Free board review question on cardiovascular injuries

A combative, 18-year-old patient is brought in by emergency medical services after being involved in a high-speed motor vehicle collision. You order radiography of the chest (see Figure). What statement is true of awake patients with the most likely injury associated with the findings seen in this Figure? Findings on physical examination are neither sensitive nor specific for this injury; … Read More

How to Create Online Assignments: Program Director Suite

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how to create assignments with Med-Challenger for Institutions

Med-Challenger’s online group education Program Director Suite allows education program directors to issue online assignments to distance learners and brings back all performance data into a single view.  Program directors can track student assignment compliance and performance, compare results, and ultimately get every student to the finish line, well-trained, well-tested, prepared for certification exams, and on track for timely graduation. … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Respiratory Disorders

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respiratory disorders free board review questions

A 54-year-old obese man presents to you with a complaint that he cannot stay awake while driving. He tells you that he lives alone and is not sure if he snores. He falls asleep frequently after lunch and during meetings at work. When watching television at home, he reports “dozing off a lot.” He denies alcohol or illicit drug use. … Read More

Know Your Guidelines – Early Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Medical News

Check your knowledge of acute ischemic stroke guidelines

The 2018 AHA Ischemic Stroke Guidelines contain more recommendations than ever regarding brain imaging and initial medical/invasive treatment choices. Try the review question below and find out how these guidelines affect ischemic stroke care.  Learn what’s recently changed and what has not changed regarding early treatment of acute ischemic stroke. Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Fever of Unknown Origin

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Free board review questions on how to approach fever of unknown origin

An 88-year-old man presents with a history of increasing confusion and lethargy progressing to obtundation over the past 12 hours. Vital signs are: Temperature 101.60F, blood pressure 88/60 mm Hg, pulse 120 beats/minute and regular, and respiratory rate 20 breaths/minute. General physical examination is normal with the exception of decreased mentation. There are no focal neurologic signs. Laboratory studies include: Click here for a list … Read More

Clinical Pearl of the Month – Pediculosis

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearl of the Month, Medical News

Clinical pearls of the month

Test your clinical knowledge with this clinical pearl of the month review question. A 5-year-old girl has been frequently scratching her scalp and has been complaining of severe pruritus. She is otherwise healthy, has had no major medical problems, and has no allergies. She was noted to have lice by her kindergarten teacher during the school day. Examination of the … Read More