Navigation Links
LegDisorders.org Launches a Dynamic Web-Based Series of CME Certified Activities Entitled: Recognizing and Managing Diseases of The Leg: A Self-Study Program
Date:9/9/2008

Professional Postgraduate Services® (PPS) proudly announces the launch of Recognizing and Managing Diseases of the Leg: a Self-Study Program, a dynamic, web-based, continuing medical education (CME)-certified learning intervention. These activities are featured on LegDisorders.org, the official website of the PPS-sponsored Biology of Leg Disorders (BOLD®) educational initiative.

Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) September 9, 2008 -- Professional Postgraduate Services® (PPS) proudly announces the launch of http://www.legdisorders.org/cbl/?utm_source=LD&utm_medium=pressrelease&utm_campaign=CBL_PR_Sept08 [Recognizing and Managing Diseases of the Leg: a Self-Study Program], a dynamic, web-based, continuing medical education (CME)-certified learning intervention. These activities are featured on LegDisorders.org, the official website of the PPS-sponsored Biology of Leg Disorders (BOLD®) educational initiative.

As part of this innovative educational activity, four CME-certified courses enable participants to build and retain knowledge across the spectrum of therapeutic disorders that manifest in the leg. including peripheral arterial disease (PAD), restless legs syndrome (RLS), osteoarthritis, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, nocturnal leg cramps, fibromyalgia, and deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

A methodology called Confidence-Based Learning™ (CBL) provides the foundation for these intriguing CME-certified activities. CBL is a web-based program, developed by Knowledge Factor, Inc., that provides a self-paced approach to learning that builds participants' knowledge and retention by customizing a learning path and reinforcing confidence in knowledge. Through a single-step process, the CBL system measures both knowledge and confidence, then categorizes participants' individual results from questions posed in the activities into one of four categories: Mastery, Doubt, Uninformed, and Misinformed. The CBL system then addresses participants' knowledge and confidence gaps to ensure demonstration of a solid understanding of the content and to facilitate the application of said knowledge to clinical practice.

There are three courses, each focusing on a different set of leg disorders (musculoskeletal, neurologic, and vascular), with a fourth course requiring participants to differentiate the various disorders across all three pathways, and then to determine the most appropriate management strategy through case studies. Using CBL, physicians and other healthcare practitioners will be able to track their own progress toward mastery until they achieve that goal. Users can receive up to 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by participating in these four (4) individual activities

These activities will reside for 1 year on http://www.legdisorders.org/cbl/?utm_source=LD&utm_medium=pressrelease&utm_campaign=CBL_PR_Sept08 [LegDisorders.org], the official website of the Biology of Leg Disorders (BOLD®) educational initiative. LegDisorders.org and Recognizing and Managing Diseases of the Leg: a Self-Study Program was developed with funding through an educational grant from AR Scientific, Inc.

Other notable features of LegDisorders.org include:

  • Dynamic Slide Library: A collection of downloadable slides that can be saved for presentations
  • Virtual Case Studies and Patient Video Vignettes: Interactive, CME-certified "real-world" cases that reinforce clinical acumen
  • Clinical Compendium on Leg Disorders: This reference tool is designed to be a consolidated body of knowledge on the broad spectrum of leg disorders and related comorbid conditions for primary-care physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers who treat patients with leg disorders.
  • Clinical Insights® in Leg Disorders Newsletter Series: Each CME-certified issue contains a feature article on a timely topic, a case study, an interview with a BOLD Steering Committee or Faculty member, and a variety of other clinically relevant information
  • Current Literature: A comprehensive library of recent literature spanning the spectrum of leg disorders, along with expert commentary exploring the clinical relevance of selected articles
  • Patient-Education Materials: A series of informative handouts designed to enhance physician-patient communication on the treatment and management of various leg disorders
  • Ask-The-Expert Video Podcasts: National thought leaders address frequently asked questions--on video!

BOLD brings a first-of-its-kind educational paradigm to leg disorders, structuring programs across a spectrum of diseases. Classification that differentiates on the basis of pathophysiologic origin (ie, cardiovascular, neurologic, musculoskeletal) offers healthcare professionals comprehensive, cross-disciplinary education. Biology of Leg Disorders (BOLD®) educational initiative. Visit http://www.legdisorders.org/?utm_source=LD&utm_medium=pressrelease&utm_campaign=CBL_PR_Sept08 [LegDisorders.org] and register for access to all its innovative features today!

Professional Postgraduate Services® (PPS):
Professional Postgraduate Services® (PPS) develops medical education activities designed to meet the needs of practicing physicians. PPS, working with medical leaders, designs and implements effective programs to meet specific educational objectives. Our overall goal is to conduct activities that will modify physician behavior in such a way as to have a positive impact on patient care and quality of life. Program formats are based on careful evaluation of goals, audience needs, and budget, always taking advantage of proven training methodologies and interactivity. PPS develops medical education programs consistent with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education as well as guidelines established by the AMA, PhRMA, and FDA. PPS is a business unit of KnowledgePoint360 Group LLC, a leading healthcare information company.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/09/prweb1294724.htm


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Us TOO Launches National SEA Blue Campaign for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
2. UPMC Health Plan Launches New Personal Health Record
3. HealthInsuranceFinders.com Launches Video Contest for Young Directors
4. Academy of General Dentistry Launches Campaign to Focus on Tooth Erosion
5. Keeping Kids Healthy and Fit: The New York Kids Club Launches a Revolutionary New Fitness Program
6. Patient Advocate Foundation Launches Program to Help Uninsured Virginians with Chronic, Debilitating and Life-Threatening Illness Access Quality Healthcare
7. Mannatech Launches Phase One of New Sales and Training Tools
8. Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Launches Aggressive Ad Campaign Directed at United States Congress
9. Actavis Launches Carvedilol Tablets in the U.S.
10. MedQuist Re-launches New, Improved Web Site
11. Elsevier launches new journal: Stem Cell Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... June 25, 2017 , ... CareSet Labs released the Root ... Orleans. This is a new, greatly improved version of the Doctor Referral teaming dataset ... by Fred Trotter and subsequently called the the “Doctor Referral Dataset” as released by ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... York (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2017 , ... ... the Dental365 family. Located at 217 Portion Road in Lake Ronkonkoma, Dental365 offers ... evenings and weekends so that visits to the dentist fit into their patients’ ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... By scoring 100% for fiscal management and accountability, the ... online charity evaluator, Charity Navigator, validating ANRF's work as a top charity in America. ... Charity Navigator and earns ANRF a spot on their “ 10 Charities Worth Watching ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Military Connection friend and veteran advocate Micaela Bensko ... Atlantic lounge. , Bensko is no stranger to the plight of the disabled. ... life to supporting our wounded veterans. A world-class photographer, her riveting photos “The Wounds ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Georgia State University will host the First ... two-day conference is focused on advancing scientific knowledge about the aggressive triple negative ... racial breast cancer-related disparities. The conference theme is “Illuminating Actionable Biology.” , Conference ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/9/2017)... , June 9, 2017 AirXpanders, Inc. (ASX: ... on the design, manufacture, sale and distribution of the ... the progress of its commercial roll-out in ... in more than one hundred (100) medical institutions and ... AeroForm offers a needle-free alternative for women who choose ...
(Date:6/7/2017)... Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) today ... R. Goodwin , U.S. District Court Judge for the ... entered a case management order in MDL 2325, American ... (the "MDL") that includes a provision requiring plaintiffs in ... specific causation within one hundred twenty (120) days of ...
(Date:6/3/2017)... , June 3, 2017  Eli Lilly and ... that results from the Phase 3 MONARCH 2 ... & 6 inhibitor, in combination with fulvestrant, significantly ... fulvestrant alone in women with hormone-receptor-positive (HR+), human ... cancer who have relapsed or progressed after endocrine ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: