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. 

 

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

 

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

 

Emergency Care of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Integrated Health System

 

Low Back Imaging When not Indicated: A Descriptive Cross-System Analysis

 

Treatment of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome with and without Dexmedetomidine

 

Addressing the Child and Maternal Mortality Crisis in Haiti through a Central Referral Hospital Providing Countrywide Care

 

Population Variations in Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment and Outcomes, Northern California, 1998-2009

 

Evaluation of Small Adrenal Incidental Nodules: Is Imaging Follow-Up Necessary?

 

Predicting the Risk of Clostridium difficile Infection upon Admission: A Score to Identify Patients for Antimicrobial Stewardship Effort

 

Population Care Management and Team-Based Approach to Reduce Racial Disparities among African Americans/Blacks with Hypertension