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Office of Continuing Medical Education
School of Medicine
State University of New York at Stony Brook
 
CME: POINT OF CARE (PoC)
Web-Based Learning
 

Internet-based point of care (PoC) CME consists of a structured, self-directed, on-line learning methodology for physicians, on topics relevant to their clinical practice. A reflective process, in which physicians must document their clinical question, the sources consulted, and the application of these to medical practice, drives learning.

To be eligible for CME Credit, participants must:

A. Appropriately search with unbiased methodology, select, and use professional, peer-reviewed literature. To assure content integrity, physicians will use selected on-line sources available at Stony Brook University Health Sciences Library web site. These include "UpToDate,"  "MDConsult,"  "PubMed,"  "Medline,"  "Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews,"  "Ovid."  Participating physicians will record the sources searched.
B. Evaluate whether the activity met the participants learning objectives, or resulted in a change in knowledge, competence or performance, as measured by application of the learned material to their medical practice and/or patient health status improvement.
C. Complete and submit the on-line form.

The information collected on the on-line documentation form addresses the following areas:

Step 1: Review of original clinical question(s;)
Step 2: Identifying the relevant sources from among those consulted;
Step 3: Describing the application of your findings to practice; and
Evaluation: Measuring the effectiveness of the PoC CME activity.

Credit for PoC CME Activities:
Physicians participating in PoC CME may obtain a half (0.5) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for documented completion (either at the point of care or later) of the three-step learning cycle defined above.

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDITS

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA/PRA Category 1 Creditsâ„¢. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CLICK HERE TO BEGIN THE WEB-BASED POINT OF CARE LEARNING

For questions please contact Dorothy Lane, MD, MPH:
Tel.: 631-444-2094 E-mail: dorothy.lane@stonybrook.edu