Iodinated Contrast Guidelines 2020 Update for Emergency Imaging, Part 2 – 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

Iodinated Contrast Guidelines 2020 Update for Emergency Kidney Imaging, Part 2 - Guideline Knowledge Check

Iodinated Contrast in  Emergency Imaging, Kidney Radiology – 2020 Guideline Update, Part 2New guidance regarding iodinated contrast in contrast-enhanced emergency imaging of patients with an abnormal renal history. This is part two of our Guideline Knowledge Check regarding emergency kidney imaging.  A just released 2020 National Radiology / Kidney Consensus statement provides new guidance regarding contrast-enhanced emergency imaging of patients with an … Read More

Medical Misinformation: The Other Pandemic – Part 3, Medical Misinformation Prevention

Mark Perdue PA-CEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Medical misinformation prevention strategies - how to counteract medicine misinformation

Medical Misinformation Prevention – What Medical Professionals Can Do to Counteract Medical MisinformationMedical Misinformation: The Other Pandemic Blog Series, Part 3 of 3 In parts one and two of this blog series on Medical Misinformation, we described the harms associated with medical misinformation and common sources of medical misinformation, respectively. In this post, part three, we will examine some medical … Read More

Prescribing Controlled Substances Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMEM Questions of the Week, ENP Question of the Week, FM Question of the Week, Medical Student Question of the Week, NCLEX Question of the Week, NP 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

prescribing controlled substances - opioid prescriptions CME quiz

Prescribing Controlled Substances Review Questions: Free CME QuizOpioid prescriptions CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical Education This week’s Med-Challenger’s free CME quiz – Prescribing Controlled Substances – topics include: post-surgical opioid prescription, opioid therapy for the treatment of chronic back pain, opioid misuse disorder, and opioid therapy follow-up.  This topic is now part of many state CME requirements. The … Read More

Letter to a New Physician Assistant – PA Life Hacks and Career Advice for the New PA from a Seasoned Physician Assistant

Mark Perdue PA-CPersonal Education, Physician Assistant

New Physician Assistant - PA Life Hacks and PA career advice

Letter for New Physician Assistants: PA Life Hacks and PA Career Advice for Those New to the PA ProfessionFrom a Seasoned Physician Assistant After 17 years of practice as a PA, I’ve learned a few things and made a number of mistakes.  If only I could write my prior self a letter – a letter that would traverse time and … Read More

New State CME Content Updates, 2020 State CME Requirements: Prescribing Controlled Substances, Recognizing Victims of Human Trafficking and More Recently Added

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

2020 New State CME Updates to Med-Challenger State Required CME Course

Coronavirus Updates, Recent Guidelines, and New CME Updates Added to Med-ChallengerMed-Challenger continues to update its best board review and CME courses faster than anyone. Med-Challenger is one of the few board review and continuing education providers that maintains it’s own peer-reviewed medical education content library.  Thanks to practicing clinical experts across all major medical specialties and levels, Med-Challenger is able … Read More

Iodinated Contrast Guidelines 2020 Update for Emergency Imaging – 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

iodinated contrast guideline update

Iodinated Contrast in  Emergency Imaging, Kidney Radiology – 2020 Guideline UpdateNew guidance regarding iodinated contrast in contrast-enhanced emergency imaging of patients with an abnormal renal history. Iodinated contrast is in the news. A just released 2020 National Radiology / Kidney Consensus statement provides new guidance regarding contrast-enhanced emergency imaging of patients with an abnormal renal history. What does this consensus statement recommend? … Read More

Clinical Pearl of the Month – A 27 Year-Old Woman with Asthma Exacerbation

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant

asthma exacerbation case

Asthma exacerbation in a 27-year-old woman.Guidelines and Treatment for Asthma Pearls of Wisdom Q&A Case Asthma is a common and potentially serious chronic disease that imposes a substantial burden on patients, their families and the community. It causes respiratory symptoms, limitation of activity, and flare-ups (attacks) that sometimes require urgent health care and may be fatal. Asthma attacks – called … Read More

Eye Disorders Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEM Questions of the Week, ENP Question of the Week, FM Question of the Week, Medical Student Question of the Week, NCLEX Question of the Week, NP 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

eye disorders quick quiz

Eye Disorders Review Questions: Free CME QuizEye Disorders Board Review Questions & CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical Education This week’s Med-Challenger’s free CME quiz – EYE DISORDERS – topics include: Eye Assessment, Glaucoma, Retinal Disease, and Eye Pharmacology The free sample CME question included below.  The full eye disorders CME quiz is free online for a limited time.  … Read More

Medical Misinformation: The Other Pandemic – Part 2, Medical Misinformation Sources

Mark Perdue PA-CEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

medical misinformation sources

Medical Misinformation: The Other Pandemic – Medical Misinformation SourcesMedical Misinformation Blog Series, Part 2 of 3 In part one of this blog series on Medical Misinformation, we describe the harms associated with medical misinformation. In this post, part two, we will describe the sources of misinformation and why we are so inclined to believe it. Medical Misinformation Sources – Frauds … Read More