CME

Physicians may earn up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit per article for reading and analyzing the designated CME articles published in each edition of TPJ. Each edition has four articles available for review. Other clinicians for whom CME is acceptable in meeting educational requirements may report up to four hours of participation. The CME evaluation form may be completed online or via mobile Web at www.tpjcme.org.

 

Accreditation

 

The Kaiser Permanente National CME Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The Kaiser Permanente National CME Program designates this journal-based CME activity for 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Objectives of Continuing Medical Education

 

Integrate learned knowledge and increase competence/confidence to support improvement and change in specific practices, behaviors, and performance.

  1. Lead in further developing "Patient Centered Care" activities by acquiring new skills and methods to overcome barriers, improve doctor/patient relationships, better identify diagnosis and treatment of clinical conditions, as well as, efficiently stratify health needs of varying patient populations.

  2. Implement changes and apply updates in services and practice/policy guidelines, incorporate systems and quality improvements, and effectively utilize evidence-based medicine to produce better patient outcomes.


Conflict of Interest

 

All editors, reviewers, and authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose; where any possible conflict is indicated, it has been reviewed and found not to have any impact on the article content.

CME Articles

 

Morbidity in Pregnant Women Associated with Unverified Penicillin Allergies, Antibiotic Use, and Group B Streptococcus Infections

 

End-Stage Renal Disease Outcomes among the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Creatinine Safety Program (Creatinine SureNet): Opportunities to Reflect and Improve

 

Implementation and Evaluation of the Safety Net Specialty Care Program in the Denver Metropolitan Area

 

Reducing Unnecessary Postoperative Complete Blood Count Testing in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

 

Safe and Effective Implementation of Telestroke in a US Community Hospital Setting

 

Standardizing Management of Adults with Delirium Hospitalized on Medical-Surgical Units

 

Anal Health Care Basics

 

Amniotic Fluid Embolism: Using the Medical Staff Process to Facilitate Streamlined Care

 

A Pharmacist-Staffed, Virtual Gout Management Clinic for Achieving Target Serum Uric Acid Levels: A Randomized Clinical Trial

 

Improving Care in Older Patients with Diabetes: A Focus on Glycemic Control

 

Evidence-Based Workflows for Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

 

You Are Not Alone: Ten Strategies for Surviving a Malpractice Lawsuit

 

Circulation

25,000 print readers per quarter, 7,628 eTOC readers, and in 2016, 1.4 million page views on TPJ articles in PubMed from a broad international readership.

Subscriptions

The Permanente Journal (ISSN 1552-5767) is published quarterly by The Permanente Press. The Permanente Journal is available online (ISSN 1552-5775) at www.thepermanentejournal.org.

Letters

Articles, editorials, letters to the editor, and other material represent the opinion of the authors. Send your comments to permanente.journal@kp.org.


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