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Best way to generate CME?

Discussion in 'Emergency Medicine' started by GonnaBeADoc2222, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. GonnaBeADoc2222

    GonnaBeADoc2222 7+ Year Member

    Oct 31, 2008
    Graduating resident here with a job for next year that requires multiple state licenses. Correct me if I'm wrong, but category 1 AMA credit seems to be the rate limiting factor for most states. It seems too simple, but is this as easy as doing a bunch of UpToDate searches to generate the required credit? For states that have specific topic requirements (sexual abuse, opiate prescribing, etc) can I just do UpToDate searches on those topics?
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  3. gutonc

    gutonc No Meat, No Treat Administrator Physician PhD 10+ Year Member

    Mar 6, 2005
    A fibrotic stroma
    Pretty much. Get your CME anyway you can.

    UTD is nice if you don't have to pay for it.
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  4. Venko

    Venko True to self Physician Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

    Jan 24, 2006
    Rochester, MN
    Depending on the characteristics of your shop you may require trauma specifjc CME annually. For this I prefer EBMedicines trauma kit to get one years requirement of trauma CME done.

    EMRAP is very popular and entertaining way to get CME credits.

    Attending a national conference is also an enjoyable way to get a bunch of credits.

    I have not tried the up to date route.

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  5. wook

    wook Just a hairy situation Physician Faculty 15+ Year Member

    Some of this is state specific, so you may want to check in the states in which you plan to hold a license.



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