Audio/Video CME Courses

CME as Individualized as You Are  With our new format, you may now customize your CME course based on YOUR learning needs.  It’s simple, choose from 31 CME modules across multiple specialties to include Primary Care, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine and Pediatrics!  Topics include content from Endocrinology, Infectious Diseases, Dermatology, Neurology, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Trauma, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and more!

The more you buy, the more you save!  Build your customized course from these 31 CME modules and save an additional 5% for every two courses purchased up to a maximum of 25% Off!

Who Should Participate and Why?  Any Health Practitioner or Specialist who wants EBM and Guideline-driven, Case-Based and Interactive Primary Care updates and reviews.  These self-study modules may be combined to build your course to fit your individualized learning needs and since each module is only 3 topics/5 credits, you can now fit them into your busy schedule.  CME that can be completed at your convenience - while traveling, driving to work, or home study.  Additionally, the portability and flexibility of our Audio CD, DVD and Digital MP3/MP4 formats allow you to choose when and where you study.

Our Mission - The purpose of the American Medical Seminars, Inc. CME Program is to develop and deliver clinically relevant, evidence-based CME activities in an effort to align physician behavior with current clinical guidelines and the evidence to improve their competence and the care they provide their patients.

Accreditation - American Medical Seminars, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Certification - American Medical Seminars, Inc. designates these enduring materials for up to 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Non-US Licensed Physicians - The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US who participate in these CME activities are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

AAPA -AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Intended Audience - Primary Care Practitioners such as Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Practice and even Specialists who would like practical and clinically relevant reviews and updates in Primary Care Medicine.

Overall Program Objectives Our audio courses cover fifteen (15) areas of Primary Care Medicine. The overall objective is to provide the participant with practical and clinically relevant information. Upon completion of these CME activities, through the use of clinical case vignettes emphasizing Guidelines and Evidence-Based Medicine, the physician or healthcare provider should be able to formulate a differential, make a diagnosis and develop a plan for the prevention and/or therapeutic management of the various disorders presented. Each CME activity has its own set of objectives, which are available upon request, included in each syllabus and accessible through this website.

Disclosure Policy - It is the policy of American Medical Seminars, Inc. (AMS) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its directly sponsored educational activities.

The information presented at this CME activity represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by AMS or its affiliates. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each CME activity participant must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.

Commercial Support and Conflict Of Interest Policy - All CME activities presented through American Medical Seminars, Inc. (AMS) are free of commercial support. The AMS organization has no in-kind, financial, research, marketing, sales or distribution affiliation with any healthcare product or services entities.

All presenting faculty/planning committee members are instructed and expected to not receive any outside support to include, but not limited to, honorarium, royalties, salary or fees for these presentations other than that provided by AMS.

All presenting faculty/planning committee members are expected to specifically disclose in writing their relevant financial relationships and the nature of the relationships to include type of remuneration and their role maintained by them or their spouse/partner within the past 12 months with any proprietary entities producing healthcare goods or services, with the exception of non-profit or government organizations and non-healthcare related companies. When relevant financial relationships and/or interests are identified, this support must not be for these AMS CME activities.

All potential conflicts of interest identified will be resolved prior to their presentations or the presenting faculty/planning committee member will be withdrawn from planning/participating in the CME activity.

How this Program Works
Registration, Documentation & Course Format - Upon registration and fee payment, you will receive a paid invoice, course instructions, and course materials. Each course is based on a lecture and problem-based learning format utilizing cases and/or Q&A sessions, with a focus on practical and clinical medicine. You will be able to follow along in your syllabus, which is included with each course, just as though you were at the live sessions.

Each Audio and Video CME Module is $99. Registration fees include course materials consisting of your choice of Audio CDs and/or Video DVDs or an Audio MP3/Video MP4 CD (depending on the module(s) chosen), a corresponding digital syllabus (printed syllabi are available for an additional fee of $25 each), a CME Test, an Answer/Evaluation Form and the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Certificate upon successful completion of the course as designed.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Certificate - Upon completion of each CME module, you will receive a certificate for up to 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits from American Medical Seminars, Inc. provided the course is successfully completed as designed. Your CME certificate will generally be mailed within 2 business days of our receipt of your completed test answer/evaluation form.

Please refer to the individual course description pages for fee structure. Registration fees include course materials consisting of your choice of Audio CDs or an MP3 CD, a corresponding syllabus, a CME Test, an Answer/Evaluation Form and the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Certificate upon successful completion of the course as designed.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Certificate - Upon completion of the course you will receive a certificate for the maximum amount indicated of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits from American Medical Seminars, Inc. provided the course is successfully completed as designed. Your CME certificate will generally be mailed within 2 business days of our receipt of your completed test answer/evaluation form.

The certificate will reflect the course title, credits earned, dates of study (upon request) and the date issued, which will be the date we receive your test answer/evaluation form in our office or postmark date if mailed. Dates of study will only be on your certificate if you report and verify them on your test answer/evaluation form. Testing online gives immediate results with feedback, or you may fax or mail your test answer/evaluation form.

Immediate Results with Online Testing - You may obtain immediate test results with corrections, upon successful completion of your test online. Simply click on "Testing Online" in the top menu bar. We highly recommend that you take your test online as it is the fastest and easiest method available and it provides immediate results. Otherwise, you must return the completed Test Answer/Evaluation form by mail or fax and wait for your results. Upon course completion, you keep the course materials and syllabus.

Important Notice - Do not submit your completed test prior to the last day of your course completion date(s). If tests are submitted prior to your last day, your certificate will reflect the date your test was received only, No Exceptions.

As an ACCME Accredited CME provider, please note that:
• AMS, Inc. will not issue a certificate reflecting your completion dates prior to your requested completion dates (nor will we post-date your certificate.)
• AMS, Inc. will not back-date certificates to reflect a date prior to you receiving the course materials or completing the course.

You must correctly answer at least 70% of the questions to receive credit. We do not maintain copies of your test results, so you will need to keep a copy for your records. Estimated course completion times:

5-Credit Course
Listening/Viewing Audio/Video CDs & DVDs 3 hours
Reviewing the Syllabus/ Reference Materials 1.5 hours
Taking the Post-Test .5 hour
Total Time 5 hours

Expiration - These CME activities qualify for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits up to the stated expiration date for each CME module. Tests received after the stated expiration date can NOT be considered for CME credit.

Tax Deductions and Employer Reimbursement - Expenses to maintain or improve skills required by an individual for his or her employment or other trade or business may be deductible for federal income tax purposes or reimbursable under employee reimbursement plans. Depending upon a participant's individual circumstances, enduring materials course fees are often deductible or reimbursable. Travel expenses are subject to more restrictive standards regarding deductibility and reimbursement under many plans. We recommend consultation with a personal tax advisor and/or your employee plan administrator to determine the proper treatment of enduring materials course fees and related expenses in your particular circumstances. See U.S. Treasury Reg. 1.162-5.

By law, American Medical Seminars, Inc. is not offering the above information as tax advice.

100% Money-Back Guarantee & Cancellations - If the course does not meet your specific needs, simply return all of the original materials within 30 days of your paid registration and we will give you a full refund of your purchase price less shipping and handling. If you receive CME credit you will not be entitled to a refund.

System Requirements - AUDIO CME MODULES: Standard Audio CD format for car, computer or home systems. Standard iPod®, MP3 player with a display, or car MP3 player.  VIDEO CME MODULES: Standard DVD format for computers, portable players or home systems. Standard MP4 format for computers and mobile devices that are MP4 compatible.

 

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