Online CME Offerings
CME Lecture Series on Pain, Opioids and Addiction
The lectures are recorded live at the University of Minnesota Medical School and made available for CME on the MMA website. Four videos are available for viewing on our website, and physicians can obtain free CME after viewing them. The lecture series can be found here: Pain, Opioids, and Addiction Lecture Series.
Healthy Fish Choices
The Healthy Fish Choices online Continuing Medical Education (CME) curriculum (www.healthyfishchoices.org) has been created to give health care practitioners the information they need to help patients weigh the benefits and risks of fish consumption. Developed by a team at the University of Illinois-Chicago School of Public Health, and funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the curriculum offers practitioners up to 12 CME credits at nominal cost. The course is aimed at pediatricians, family physicians, obstetricians, nurse practitioners and nurse midwives.
WipeCOPD Educational Program
Web-based Interactive Professional Education in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Date: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits from April 15, 2014 through April 14, 2017 (14 hours CME)
Location: Online education at wipediseases.org
Provider: WipeDiseases Foundation
Contact: Sandra G. Adams, MD, MS
The National Institute on Drug Abuse offers two free online CMEs:
Safe Prescribing for Pain (1.25 credits) teaches the prevalence of prescription opioid abuse and explores ways to effectively screen for and prevent abuse in patients with pain.
Managing Pain Patients Who Abuse Rx Drugs (1.75 credits) identifies the prevalence of opioid addiction and dependence in patients with chronic pain, and assists health care providers in identifying emerging abuse behaviors.
The University of Minnesota Online Global Health Course launched a specialty-specific online learning module produced in partnership with Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. This new course offering features a 40-hour curriculum targeted to family physicians and other primary care providers who plan to practice in international settings with limited sources. The module is comprised of content from the 2013 Online Global Health Course. CME credits are available.