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

 

Ten-Year Trends in Preventive Service Use Before and After Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: A Comparison with Noncancer Controls

 

Patient Perspectives on Communication with Primary Care Physicians about Chronic Low Back Pain

 

Use of Epidural Analgesia as an Adjunct in Elective Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: A Review of 4983 Cases

 

Urgent Need for Improved Mental Health Care and a More Collaborative Model of Care

 

Body Mass Index and Mortality in a Very Large Cohort: Is It Really Healthier to Be Overweight?

 

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Diagnostic Challenge in a Nonendemic Setting: Our Experience with 101 Patients

 

Physician Guide to Appropriate Opioid Prescribing for Noncancer Pain

 

Supporting Muslim Patients During Advanced Illness

 

Effect of a Smoking Cessation Program on Sexual Function Recovery Following Robotic Prostatectomy at Kaiser Permanente Southern California

 

Communication with Physicians about Health Care Costs: Survey of an Insured Population

 

Design and Implementation of a Physician Coaching Pilot to Promote Value-based Referrals to Specialty Care

 

Can All Doctors Be Like This? Seven Stories of Communication Transformation Told by Physicians Rated Highest by Patients

 

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