Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Medical Education (CME) consists of educational activities that serve to maintain, develop or increase the knowledge, skills and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.

The content of CME is the body of knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted by the profession as within the basic medical sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine, and the provision of health care to the public [AMA House of Delegates policy #300.988]. CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center is accredited by the New Mexico Medical Society to provide Category 1 PRA credit hours for appropriate programming.  The department has regularly scheduled accredited activities and special CME accredited activities throughout the year.


Upcoming Events: 

Ethics – If today was the day…

(Accepting 3 challenges that can change your life and your death)
Monday, December 2nd, 2019 (12-1pm)
CSV Vernick Conference Room

Presenter: Daniel Silva, MBA, BAS, RRT

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

NEEDS ASSESSMENT:
Exploring the topic of death and dying from a healthcare workers perspective (professional) but mostly exploring the benefits of advanced directives from a healthcare workers perspective (personal).

OUTCOMES:
More clearly identify ethics on patient care and increase awareness of holistic care, the professional/patient relationship, issues in care at the beginning of life, issues in care at the end of life our social responsible and forming partnerships. 


Stop the Bleed

Community Classes – Hands on Learning
Friday November 1st & December 6th (12-1pm)
CSV Vernick Conference Room

Presenters: Kelly Smith RN, Trauma Program Manager

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

BIOGRAPHY:
Kelly Smith RN, Trauma Program Manager at CHRISTUS St Vincent Health Systems. She has been a Registered Nurse for 33+ years with the focus of nursing experience surrounding emergency nursing. TNCC instructor. TCAR, TOPIC, AAAM coding, Trauma Base, Tqip, Fema Courses 100, 200, and 700. BLS, ACLS.

NEEDS ASSESSMENT:
The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma is leading the effort to save lives by teaching the civilian population to provide vital initial response to stop uncontrolled bleeding in emergencies.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
It will teach clinicians as well as non-clinical employees the skills and basic tools to stop uncontrolled bleeding in an emergency situation/ Active shooter.


Domestic Violence (5 part series)

September 19th, September 26th, December 17th, January 14th and January 21st (12-1pm)
CSV Vernick Conference Room

Presented by: Andrea Verswijver M.A., LPCC

1.0 - 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 - 5 Credit™

TOPICS:

  • Domestic Violence Injuries: Recognizing, Evaluating and Documenting
  • Understanding Domestic Violence: The Basics
  • Domestic Violence: Risk Assessment, Safety Planning and Community Referrals
  • Domestic Violence and Personality Disorders: Looking at the Complexity of Domestic Violence Relationship Dynamics
  • Hospital Response to Violence: How do we prevent Vicarious/Secondary Trauma in our work?

 

ACCREDITATION: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). CHRISTUS St. Vincent is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Accreditation:

These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS). CSVRMC is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center designates these live activities for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ each. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

These programs are not receiving any financial support from any commercial interests.