How this Program Works

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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.

Who Should Attend 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 Downloadable format allows you to choose when and where you study.

Audio/Video CME Courses

 NEW! All Audio and Video CME Modules are now available for Download! CME as Individualized as You Are. Customize your CME course based on YOUR learning needs.  It’s simple, choose from 62 CME modules across multiple specialties to include Primary Care, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine and Pediatrics!  Topics include content from Endocrinology, Sports Medicine, Psychiatry, Infectious Diseases, Dermatology, Neurology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Trauma, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and more!

Immediate Results with Online Testing

You may obtain immediate test results with corrections, upon successful completion of your test online. Simply click on “Testing” in the top menu bar. Upon course completion, you keep the course materials and syllabus.

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 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.

Additional Seminar Information

AMS 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.

AAPA

PAs may claim a maximum of 20 Category 1 credits for completing these activities. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

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 3-6 business days of our receipt of your completed test answer/evaluation form.

The certificate will reflect the course title, credits earned, date issued and the date of completion, which will be the date we receive your test answer/evaluation form in our office or postmark date if mailed. Testing online gives immediate results with feedback, or you may fax or mail your test answer/evaluation form.

Overall Program Objectives

Our audio courses cover eighteen (18) 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.

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.

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.

100% Money-Back Guarantee and Cancellations

If the course does not meet your specific needs, simply notify us within 30 days of your paid registration and we will give you a full refund of your purchase price.  If you purchased Hard Copies, you must return all of the original materials within 30 days to receive a refund.  If you receive CME credit you will not be entitled to a refund.

AMS reserves the right to charge a “cancellation fee” for orders that are placed and cancelled. This fee will be equal to the merchant processing fee charged by AMS’s merchant processor, which is currently 7%.

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.

System Requirements

Standard iPad®, iPod®, MP3/MP4 player with a display (for Video), or car MP3 player (for Audio). 

Important Policies

To receive a refund (minus a $75.00 administrative fee), cancellations must be received in writing at least 7 days prior to the CME activity starting date. For cancellations received less than 7 days prior to the program, a $150.00 administrative fee will apply. Individuals who fail to attend the course (no-shows) will not be entitled to any refund.

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.

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.

Important Policies

To receive a refund (minus a $75.00 administrative fee), cancellations must be received in writing at least 7 days prior to the CME activity starting date. For cancellations received less than 7 days prior to the program, a $150.00 administrative fee will apply. Individuals who fail to attend the course (no-shows) will not be entitled to any refund.

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.

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.