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Non-Opioid Analgesics Role in Pain Management

Non-opioid analgesics are over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications used to alleviate pain. They have become increasingly emphasized in a variety of clinical settings as a preferred, safe, and effective first-line therapy alternative to opioid medications for mild to moderate acute and chronic pain. The most common non-opioid analgesics [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-10-22T16:32:48-04:00December 19th, 2019|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|5 Comments

The ABIM Knowledge Check-In: Q&A with a double-boarded physician

Internal medicine physicians looking for an alternative to the high-stakes, every-10-years board exam that was required to keep up certification are now able to opt-in to a 2-year Knowledge Check-In (KCI), the longitudinal assessment option from the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2020-09-21T16:21:08-04:00August 8th, 2019|Learning|3 Comments

Scoring the USMLE – where to next?

Since the inception of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) in 1992, sitting for this multi-part examination is a rite of passage for all physicians wishing to practice medicine in the United States — but has it become too important? Sponsored by the Federation of State Medical [...]

By Ole-Petter Riksfjord Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc|2020-09-21T16:26:18-04:00June 27th, 2019|Learning, News, Residency|1 Comment

Spaced Repetition: The Most Effective Way to Learn

The first time I remember feeling panicky the day before a test was in seventh grade: My math teacher had handed out a list of what was definitely going to be on the mid-year exam, and half of it I didn’t actually remember learning in the first place. [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2019-05-17T09:00:32-04:00May 17th, 2019|Learning|5 Comments

Medicine-Induced Metabolic Syndrome

Editor’s Note: This post was previously published in Insights on Residency Training, which is hosted by NEJM Journal Watch. Justin Davis, MBBS, is a Chief Resident at Barwon Health in Geelong, Australia. I run a clinic a couple of times a week as part of my nephrology [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2018-11-29T12:32:21-05:00November 29th, 2018|Learning, Your Experiences|Comments Off on Medicine-Induced Metabolic Syndrome

Do Adaptive Learning Board Review Products Help Candidates Prepare for Certification Examinations?

Individuals on the path to becoming a physician in the United States spend a great deal of time in educational settings and must pass many standardized high-stakes examinations. Do adaptive learning board review products like NEJM Knowledge+ help? An Exploratory Study of an Adaptive Learning Board Review Product [...]

By Roy Phitayakorn, MD, MHPE (MEd), FACS|2018-10-18T11:48:07-04:00October 18th, 2018|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|3 Comments