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SPOTLIGHT CME

Click on “Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection” – an unbiased, industry-free, no-cost CME module from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

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The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the most common chronic blood-borne pathogen in the United States. Thanks for learning with the NPA!

ARCHIVE OF NPA CME ACTIVITIES

On April 2nd, 2014, the NPA led its first CME Tweetchat spotlighting “New Oral Anticoagulants.” If you missed our Twitter CME session, you can review the transcript here and register for the quiz and CME credit here.

WHY CHOOSE INDUSTRY-FREE CME?

By pursuing CME that is not funded by industry, you are supporting the medical profession’s growing movement to separate medical education from the marketing objectives of the pharmaceutical industry.

WHAT IS AHRQ?

AHRQ is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. As one of 12 agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services, AHRQ supports health services research that will improve the quality of health care and promote evidence-based decisionmaking. AHRQ provides free continuing education in the areas of comparative effectiveness; quality and patient safety; and prevention/care management.

Check out AHRQ’s Effective Health Care Program Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Education (CME/CE) Activities and AHRQ’s Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web featuring expert analysis of medical errors.

Please note that AHRQ-Sponsored Continuing Education Activities are offered by different credit providers, each having unique requirements for earning a credit certificate or a certificate of participation. Please review their requirements carefully.

Let us know your thoughts about social media as a vehicle for CME delivery or if you have suggested topics for future CME Tweetchats. Tweet us @NPALive or email Communications@NPAlliance.org.