CME courses arrive for handheld computers, cell phones
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted July 18, 2005
The effort to bring continuing medical education into physicians' practices is taking hold. Epocrates has launched MobileCME, which allows doctors to get credits via their handheld computers or smartphones.
The free CME includes articles on cardiology, pediatrics, psychiatry, internal medicine and oncology, followed by a test of up to 10 questions.
When users synchronize their handheld devices to the Internet, the completed programs are sent to Epocrates, which will e-mail verification certificates.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2005/07/18/prbf0718.htm.