Education

CME Outfitters Demonstrates Best in Class at the 37th Annual Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Conference

CME Outfitters (CMEO) receives outstanding responses from two CMEO poster presentations, and two interactive breakout sessions at the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Annual Conference CME Outfitters (CMEO), a leading international provider for continuing medical education, is proud to announce findings of demonstrated excellence in a feedback survey among many stakeholders at […]

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By R Kennedy | CME . Education . Research
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Sleep After Processing New Information is Most Effective

  Sleeping after studying is actually a good thing. Researchers from the Department of Psychology at Notre Dame University studied 207 students who habitually slept for at least six hours per night. Participants were randomly assigned to study declarative, semantically related or unrelated word pairs at 9:00 a.m. or 9:00 p.m., and returned for testing […]

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By R Kennedy | Cognition . Education . Memory . Sleep
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Sleep education in medical school curriculum: A glimpse across countries

A study in Sleep Medicine assessed the prevalence of education about sleep and sleep disorders in medical school education and to identify barriers to providing such education.  Results suggest that there continues to be very limited coverage of sleep in medical school education despite an incredible increase in acknowledgement of the importance of sleep and […]

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By R Kennedy | Education . News . Sleep
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Studying Bias in Evaluations of Doctors

According to an article in the British Medical Journal, official assessments of a doctor’s professionalism should be considered carefully before being accepted due to the tendency for some doctors to receive lower scores than others, and the tendency of some groups of patient or colleague assessors to provide lower scores. Researchers from the Peninsula College […]

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Mental Illness Awareness Week 2011: Oct. 2-8, 2011

In 1990, the U.S. Congress established the first week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in recognition of the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ (NAMI) efforts to raise mental illness awareness. Since 1990, mental health advocates across the country have joined together during the first full week of October in sponsoring many kinds […]

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By R Kennedy | Education . Mental health
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Report Calls for Sweeping Graduate Medical Education Reforms

A broad panel of leaders representing health care, academic medicine, and physician education called for sweeping reforms in the content and format of U.S. graduate medical education (GME) to ensure that physicians are trained more effectively and efficiently to meet public needs. The recommendations are part of a package of proposals for overhauling the training […]

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By R Kennedy | Education
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Memory Fitness Program Improves Memory Abilities of Oldest Adults

Everyone has forgotten someone’s name, misplaced their glasses or walked into a room and not remembered why they entered? Normal age-related memory decline affects more than half of all seniors, and those over 80 are the most vulnerable. A new UCLA study has found that a memory fitness program offered to older adults in their […]

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By R Kennedy | Cognition . Dementia . Education
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CME Outfitters Receives Approval for Alzheimer’s Disease Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Sessions

CME Outfitters, LLC announces the approval by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) to offer Maintenance of Certification (MOC) activities on Alzheimer’s disease for the next three years. MOC activities support continued professional development leading to maintenance of ABPN board certification. The purpose of the MOC program is to advance the clinical practice […]

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By R Kennedy | Alzheimer's Disease . Education
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