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CMEWeb (www.cmeweb.com) offers CME courses in 20 medical specialties ranging from alternative medicine to emergency medicine to travel medicine.
The course material, eligible for American Medical Association Category 1 credits, comes from newsletters published by American Health Consultants and includes text and some charts. Most of the information is in 1.5-hour segments. The same material is available for physicians who are not yet computer proficient, in the company’s CME Select program.
www.medcases.com offers Web-based CME courses using simulated patients who present specific complaints. To earn credits, the physicians resolve the case.
Medimorphus.com already offered online healthcare recruiting and career management when it joined with HealthStream to offer more than 1,400 hours of CME credits to its users. The site offers CME credits from institutions such as the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Duke University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and GE Medical Systems.
Medscape.com has continuously updated CME courses in 20 medical specialties that satisfy the requirements for the American Medical Association’s Category 1 credits. The site also offers continuing education for pharmacists and nurses.
www.mypatient.com presents case-based CME courses for primary care physicians in a format that simulates clinical practice and the physician-patient relationship. The site allows physicians to present their own cases, which are reviewed by the University of Virginia School of Medicine’s office of CME to ensure case quality.