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CME

Abbreviation for:
clathrin-mediated endocytosis
continuing medical education (continuing professional development—CPD—UK)
Council on Medical Education
cystoid macular edema

continuing medical education

See CME.

education

(e?ju-ka'shon) [L. educatio, bringing up, training]
Imparting, receiving, or acquiring knowledge.

clinical education

Health care education conducted in health care facilities, outpatient clinics, emergency centers, hospitals, or private offices, under the supervision of a qualified practitioner or teaching staff.

continuing education

Abbreviation: CE
Postgraduate education in the health professions. Its purpose is to enhance or expand a person's knowledge or skills through coursework; home study; live, audio, or video conferences; electronic media; or clinical practice. Postgraduate courses may be required for continued certification or licensure requirements in a practice such as medicine, nursing, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, and social work. The time spent in CE by health care professionals is usually recorded in hours, each one of which reflects one continuing education unit.
Synonym: continuing medical education

continuing medical education

Abbreviation: CME
Continuing education.

cross education

Contralateral facilitation or changes resulting from exercise.

cyber education

Distance education carried out over the Internet.

distance education

A formalized teaching system to disseminate knowledge between teachers and students who are separated in space (location), time, or both.
Synonym: distance learning

e-nursing education

Nursing education aided or wholly provided via online resources, texts, clips, and discussion groups, among other Web-based technologies.

health education

An educational program directed to the general public rather than health educators or professionals.

patient education

Health information and instruction to help patients learn about specific or general medical topics. Topics include the need for preventive services, the adoption of healthy lifestyles, the correct use of medications, and the care of diseases or injuries at home.
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Table-III: Methods of continuing medical education of family physicians in Pakistan.
Continuing medical education is used as a means for the quality evaluation of medical doctors.
THESE MATERIALS AND ALL OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES ARE INTENDED SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUPPLEMENTING CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
The Center for Continuing Medical Education of Albert Einstein College of Medicine makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based.
Harrison, "The Uncertain Future of Continuing Medical Education: Commercialism and Shifts in Funding," Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 23 (2003): 198-209; P.
Complaints should be submitted in writing to The Department of Continuing Medical Education at Nova Southeastern University Health Professions Division, 3200 S.
Credit: The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Instead, he fulfills himself with sharing his expertise at teaching hospitals and continuing medical education seminars.
FOR YEARS THIS COLUMN HAS delighted in exposing one flaw of continuing medical education programs.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through joint sponsorship by the Family Practice Department of Michigan State University, The Journal of Family Practice and Primary Care Medical Abstracts.
Wescott is a producer of accredited continuing medical education products for physicians and healthcare professionals.
WINNIPEG -- The new Manitoba Telehealth network was launched as a high-tech tool for the delivery of health care "This means less travel for patients, more access to the variety of medical specialists located at Winnipeg hospitals and access to continuing medical education for health care providers outside of Winnipeg," said Health Minister Chomiak.

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