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Research and Markets: Comprehensive Board Review in Internal Medicine Is Designed For All Physicians Preparing For the American Board of Internal Medicine Examination.

DUBLIN -- Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2124b1/comprehensive_boar) has announced the addition of the "Comprehensive Board Review in Internal Medicine" training to their offering.

The Comprehensive Board Review in Internal Medicine is designed specifically for physicians who plan to take the ABIM examination. Most of the material presented will be in case-based format. A number of important topics, including ophthalmology, office orthopedics, gynecology, epidemiology, and ethics will be included.

Special "visual" sessions will be devoted to reviewing x-rays, ECG's, peripheral smears and cutaneous lesions. A "clinical pearls" session that reviews important board-type information and test-taking skills will be provided on a frequent basis. The overall objective of this program is to successfully prepare physicians to take the American Board of Internal Medicine and Re-Certification Exams. Internal Medicine and all primary care physicians may elect to use this review as an efficient method to update their internal medicine knowledge.

Target Audience

This program is designed for all physicians preparing for the American Board of Internal Medicine Certifying or Re-Certifying Examination. This program also serves as an excellent overview for practicing internists, family physicians, and others interested in refreshing their knowledge in internal medicine.

Learning Objectives

After reviewing this educational activity, participants should be able to:

* Identify personal strengths and weaknesses by participating in question and answer sessions with faculty

* Give examples of the clinical manifestations of diseases encountered by the internists

* List approaches to the diagnosis and therapy of common internal medicine conditions

Accreditation Statement

The Emory University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Emory University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 37.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an activity evaluation.

A processing fee must accompany the completed evaluation application.

Release date: September 15, 2007

Credits expire: September 15, 2010

A note on the available formats:

DVD: Includes full-color DVDs with carrying case, a comprehensive course syllabus on CD-ROM, and a program evaluation.

CD: Package includes digitally-mastered audio CDs, carrying case, comprehensive program syllabus on CD-ROM and program evaluation.

*Subject to change.

Key Topics Covered:

Topics & Speakers

* Hematopathology

* Coagulation & Bleeding Disorders

* Malignancies I & H Systems

* Medical Oncology

* Breast Cancer

* GI Bleed

* Intestinal Dysmotility Thyroid Disorders

* Abnormal Liver Tests

* Inflammatory Bowel Disease

* Diarrhea

* Hepatitis (B and C)

* Biliary Disease

* Pancreatitis

* Pearls

* Radiology

* Glomerular Diseases Hypertension

* Chronic Kidney Disease

* Nephrolithiases

* Salt & Water

* Acute Renal Failure

* Acid-Base Disorders

* Musculoskeletal Problems

* Q&A Session

Course Directors

* Ursula Whalen, MD

* Assistant Professor of Medicine

* William T. Branch, Jr., MD

* Carter Smith, Sr.,

* Professor of Medicine

* Director, Division of General Medicine

* R. Wayne Alexander, MD, PhD

* R. Bruce Logue

* Professor of Medicine

* Chairman, Department of Medicine

Emory University School Of Medicine Faculty

We gratefully acknowledge and appreciate Emory University faculty and affiliate staff for their continued support and participation of the Annual Internal Medicine Board Review course.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2124b1/comprehensive_boar
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