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

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Dysrhythmias

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEM Questions of the Week, ENP 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, Personal Education, Urgent Care Question of the Week

An 18-year-old track athlete presents with syncope during a 440 m relay. He has an abrasion of the knee, but no other injury. He has not fainted before. His ECG is shown (see Figure.) His older brother died at age 29 from what was thought to be marijuana laced with cocaine, although the cocaine levels were low. The family could … Read More

Emergency Medicine LLSA Review 2019 Now Available

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Attention ABEM diplomates! 2019’s annual set of LLSA readings are now active. It’s time to prepare for your exam. Offering 12 new articles for 2019, with article summaries, key points, and Q&A review, Med-Challenger’s LLSA Subscription also includes an exam simulator to aid in LLSA exam review. ABEM diplomates are required to complete four ABEM LLSA tests in each five-year … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Glaucoma and Cataracts

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free board review questions - eye disorders

A 70-year-old male has a history of bilateral cataracts and now presents with right eye complaints. A picture of his right eye at the time of presentation is seen below (see Figure). Which of the following events in his history or physical exam is an indication for cataract surgery? The cataract is inducing an acute glaucoma attack. Recognize indications for … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Erythema Toxicum Neonatorum

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Free board review question of the week on erythema toxicum neonatorum

A 2-day-old female neonate is found to have large, generalized, erythematous papules with centralized vesicles on examination. She was born at 39 weeks via cesarean delivery. Her mother received routine prenatal care and has a history of giving birth to a previous child via cesarean delivery. The infant has been breastfeeding well and has had 3 wet diapers and 1 … Read More

AANP vs ANCC – Understanding the Two Types of FNP Board Certification

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AANP vs ANCC Certification

Here are the differences between the two FNP Certification exams: The sports adage “practice like you play because you will play like you practice” is just as true when it comes to getting ready for the boards. Make sure the review course you choose to prepare for the boards uses practice questions like you’ll see on the actual exam and … Read More

ABEM LLSA Articles 2016 – 2019

Kelly SeagravesEmergency Medicine, Personal Education

ABEM LLSA articles

Emergency medicine maintenance of certification requirements (EM MOC) include successful completion of annual ABEM Lifelong Learning Self-Assessment (LLSA) exams on a set of journal articles designated by the ABEM. Tracking down these articles is a pain. Then you have to read them all and prep for an exam over the content. The best EM LLSA prep plan for handling your … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Mandibular Fractures

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Free board review question of the week on mandibular fractures

A 47-year-old woman is brought in by ambulance for mandibular pain and malocclusion after blunt trauma (see Figures 1 and 2). Figure 1. Figure 2. Which of the following statements is correct? Bilateral temporomandibular joint (TMJ) tenderness may be an early sign of impending airway compromise. Examine the clinical implications of mandibular fractures. Bilateral TMJ tenderness in facial trauma raises … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Osteoarthritis

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Free board review question of the week on osteoarthritis

A 65-year-old woman presents with right knee pain for the past 3 months that she tells is worse with use and just before bedtime. She states that she often has morning stiffness in that joint which disappears after a few minutes walking around the house. You order an x-ray to confirm your suspicion of osteoarthritis. What is a specific marker … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Myocardial Infarction

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Free board review question of the week on Myocardial Infarction

A 56-year-old woman presents to you with new-onset chest pain. For the last year, she tells you that she has a pacemaker for “a heart block”. Her vitals are stable, her past medical history is otherwise benign, and cardiac biomarkers are pending. She is visiting from another state, and you are unable to access her prior electrocardiographic ECG results. ECG … Read More