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Practical Reviews in Family Medicine

Stay current on the latest advances in Family Medicine with our unbiased expert reviews from today's leading medical journals.

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Practical Reviews is just that—practical, expert reviews of the most relevant articles from leading medical journals in Family Medicine.

Connect to Research Summaries from Leading Medical Journals

Our expert medical faculty conduct a comprehensive review of hundreds of articles from current leading medical journals so you don’t have to. Our knowledge leaders summarize the most relevant medical research for you to review at your convenience and add commentary with perspective for applying these findings in your own practice.

Connect to Practical Reviews in Family Medicine and get:

  • 16 articles summarized in each issue, each with an expert audio review
  • Online quizzes and instant pass/fail notification
  • Instant access to our database of Family Medicine journal reviews
  • 14 issues annually
  • Ability to earn up to 56 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ or contact hours

View our full list of Reviewers, Journals, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Did You Know?

Arjun S. Chanmugam, MD, FACEP, MBA, the Attending Emergency Physician with the Johns Hopkins Hospital, serves as the Medical Director for Practical Reviews.

Articles in each issue of Practical Reviews are selected, vetted and summarized by expert panelists who are some of the leading practitioners and instructors in their fields.

The free Practical Reviews app provides easy search capabilities across 125,000+ articles to aid you in your research needs.
 

Coordinating Editor

Norman A. Poulsen, MD, FAAFP

  • Chief, Primary Care Section (Retired)
  • Regional Medical Director
  • Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
  • Baltimore, MD

Administrative Editor

Steven Blash, MD

  • Chief of Family Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
  • Hagerstown, MD
  • American Family Physician
  • American Journal of Cardiology
  • American Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • American Journal of Managed Care
  • American Journal of Medicine
  • American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Journal of Psychiatry
  • American Journal of Surgery
  • Annals of Emergency Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • Archives of Diseases in Childhood
  • Archives of Family Practice
  • Archives of Internal Medicine
  • Archives of Neurology
  • Arthritis & Rheumatology
  • British Medical Journal
  • Canadian Family Physician
  • Cancer
  • Cardiology
  • CHEST
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroenterology
  • Health Affairs
  • JAMA Pediatrics
  • Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • Journal of the American Board of Family Practice
  • Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Journal of the American College of Surgeons
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
  • Journal of Pediatrics
  • The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
  • The Lancet
  • Mayo Clinic Proceedings
  • Medical Letter
  • The New England Journal of Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry in Medicine
  • Southern Medical Journal

Statement of Need

CME is integrated into the process for improving professional practice with educational strategies implemented to remove, overcome or address barriers to physician change. Physicians are unable to consistently integrate new information into their practices because of the ways new medical knowledge is structured and disseminated, and the time it takes to completely scan for new information. Practical Reviews publications select and translate peer-reviewed literature for practical use, therefore diminishing the barrier of time.

Intended Audience

Family physicians and others interested in family medicine.

Special Prerequisites for Participants

There are no prerequisites for participants.

Learning Objective

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Explain evidence of the safety and efficacy of certain procedures
  • Appraise the evidence and assess advantages and disadvantages of the methods in question
  • Integrate non-conventional principles and practices with conventional ones, while selecting and using the best of all available courses of treatment
  • Discuss the latest basic science findings and their impact on clinical problems

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Accreditation Statement

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Per Issue for Practical Reviews

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is also eligible for 4.0 credit hours in Category 2-B of the Continuing Medical Education Program of the American Osteopathic Association, provided it is completed in its entirety.

Estimated time to complete each issue: 4 hours.

Additional Accreditation

This Enduring Material activity, Practical Reviews in Family Medicine, from 07/01/2016 - 07/01/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 4 hours per issue

Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the speaker and provider globally disclose conflicts of interest. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the instructional materials.

To obtain credit, the quiz must be completed online within 24 months of publication date. The participant must score a minimum of 70%.

Disclaimer Statement

The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Use of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine name implies review of educational format design and approach. Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.

For release and expiration dates, please see the front matter material at the beginning of each issue.

CONFIDENTIALITY DISCLAIMER FOR CME ACTIVITY PARTICIPANTS

I certify that I am attending a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine CME activity for accredited training and/or educational purposes. I understand that while I am attending in this capacity, I may be exposed to "protected health information," as that term is defined and used in Hopkins policies and in the federal HIPAA privacy regulations (the "Privacy Regulations"). Protected health information is information about a person's health or treatment that identifies the person.

I pledge and agree to use and disclose any of this protected health information only for the training and/or educational purposes of my visit and to keep the information confidential. I agree not to post or discuss this protected health information, including pictures and/or videos, on any social media site (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc.), in any electronic messaging program or through any portable electronic device.

I understand that I may direct to the Johns Hopkins Privacy Officer any questions I have about my obligations under this Confidentiality Pledge or under any of the Hopkins policies and procedures and applicable laws and regulations related to confidentiality. The contact information is: Johns Hopkins Privacy Officer, telephone: 410-735-6509, e-mail: HIPAA@jhmi.edu.

"The Office of Continuing Medical Education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, as provider of this activity, has relayed information with the CME attendees/participants and certifies that the visitor is attending for training, education and/or observation purposes only."

For CME Questions, please contact the CME Office
(410) 955-2959 or e-mail cmenet@jhmi.edu.
For CME Certificates, please call (410) 502-9634.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education
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Baltimore, Maryland 21205-2195

Reviewed & Approved by:
General Counsel, Johns Hopkins Medicine (4/1/03)
(Updated 4/09 and 3/14)

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To participate in additional CME activities presented by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education Office, please visit www.hopkinscme.edu.

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