MKSAP 18 Audio Companion Q&A

The American College of Physicians and Oakstone Program

A supplement to the MKSAP® 18 Audio Companion, this lively Q&A is packed with even more essential information. (Available only with the purchase of the 11-section Audio Companion.)

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.


Go One Step Further

Listen in as experts discuss 500 MKSAP questions not covered in the main Audio Companion. This comprehensive Q&A is an excellent way to build on the knowledge you've gained with the core program. Plus, it provides an additional 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 30 ABIM MOC points. Available only with the purchase of the 11-section Audio Companion.

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

Quick Facts

Providers: Oakstone in Partnership with The American College of Physicians

Donald L. Deye, MD, FACP
Chief Medical Officer
Oakstone Publishing, LLC

Credits: Earn a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 30 ABIM MOC points

Course Moderator

Donald L. Deye, MD, FACP

  • Chief Medical Officer, Oakstone Publishing, LLC
  • District Medical Director, Allina Medical Clinics
  • Public Health Consulting Physician
  • Isanti County, MN
  • Coroner, Isanti County, MN
  • Consultant, Internal Medicine
  • Cambridge Medical Center
  • Cambridge, MN
  • Reports no relevant financial interests


The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The American College of Physicians designates this enduring material, MKSAP 18 Audio Companion Q&A, for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Credits

CME credits may be earned by listening to the audio content, answering written tests that accompany the Audio Companion, and submitting the tests for scoring.

Questions should be answered based on the information presented in the program and 70% of the questions must be answered correctly to pass the quiz and receive credit.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 30 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


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

Contact Hours: 30 Provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC

  • PART A Sections
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Rheumatology
  • PART B Sections
  • Endocrinology
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine



CME/MOC Availability Dates for the MKSAP 18 Audio Companion Q&A

Part A Release: October 31, 2018
Expiration Date: October 31, 2021

Part B Release: March 31, 2019
Expiration Date: March 31, 2022

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the most clinically relevant patient care information in all subspecialties of Internal Medicine based on the medical literature of the last 3 to 5 years
  • Describe clinical situations in which this new knowledge will improve quality of care
  • Diagnose disease states that are less common and sometimes overlooked and confusing
  • Determine when to refer patients for surgery or care by subspecialists

Intended Audience

General internists and primary care physicians; subspecialists who need to remain up to date in internal medicine; residents preparing for the certifying examination in internal medicine; physicians preparing for the recertification examination

Online Audio + USB

Listen anytime, anywhere, on virtually any reliable internet-connected device (some connections may not provide optimal results), simply log in and listen to as much as you want — no downloading necessary. You will also receive a USB drive with MP3 audio files that can be that can be synced to other mobile devices.

Audio MP3 CDs

You'll receive MP3 format audio discs that allow you to listen to lectures in your car, on your computer, or at home on devices that are MP3 compatible. Traditional format audio CDs for older vehicles can be purchased by calling our customer service team at 800-633-4743.