Directories, Databases, and Lists:
Preferred Professional Insurance Company (PPIC's Virtual Classroom)
Spinal Epidural Abscess
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Helping patients who drink too much - A Clinician's Guide
This database from Merck includes over 6000 free online CME and CE courses for healthcare professionals. Search for courses by profession and keyword, or browse the selections. Free site registration required.
Find that CE: The CE Search Engine for Healthcare Professionals
Use Advanced Search to find courses by limiting to medical programs, then limit by specialty, live or online, and free or for-fee courses.
Medical Computing Today: Electronic CME: Online and Software Resources
Dr. Marjorie Lazoff maintains this collection of Web-based CME courses arranged by specialty. A list of software resources is forthcoming.
**Online Continuing Medical Education**
This is an authoritative, annotated list of online CME websites created and maintained by Dr. Bernard Sklar. It links to over 285 sites, arranged alphabetically or by medical specialty or topic, and it is regularly updated. Physician's News Digest:
Continuing Medical Education Events
http://www.physiciansnews.com/cme.html Find live CME events by date, topic, and location. FREE sites: American Cancer Society Online Continuing Medical Education
This site offers free online CME activities on all aspects of oncology, from cancer prevention and diagnosis to treatment and palliative care. To view available courses, click on CME Activities in the blue menu bar at the top of the screen; then follow links to courses from CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians or multimedia courses. American Medical Association:
Continuing Medical Education
https://www.ama-assn.org/education Free online CME courses cover such topics as diabetes, pain management, and osteoporosis. Other resources include live CME programs as well as CME monographs and PDF documents. The Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education
Follow the links to online and live CME courses. Over 70 free interactive online courses include Hepatitis C Management, Modern Concepts in Heart Failure, and A Common-Sense Approach to Chronic Fatigue in Primary Care.FreeCME.com
Over 270 online courses are arranged by topic, clinical specialty, or specialty credit. Site requires free registration.Johns Hopkins Medicine: Office of Continuing Medical Education: CME Online
Online courses from Johns Hopkins cover such topics as anticoagulation, standards in prostate cancer detection, and treating bipolar disorder. Free registration required to access courses.MedConnect Free CME/CE Center
http://www.medconnect.com/cme/login.asp?url=/cme/index.aspFree online CME courses in the areas of Medicine, Family Practice, Managed Care, and Pharmacy. Requires a free registration.Medscape CME
http://www.medscape.com/cmecenterdirectory/splash?src=hdrFree continuing education activities for physicians are arranged by medical specialty and are continuously updated. Online and live courses are included. Site requires free registration.FOR-FEE Sites:
Over 50 certified multimedia CME courses cover medical specialties from adolescent medicine to urology.CMEweb.comwww.cmeweb.comThis counterpart to FreeCME.com features over 900 online courses arranged by topic, clinical specialty, or specialty credit. Site requires free registration.