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Pain Management CME from the MMS and NEJM Group

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2018-05-10T09:00:17-04:00May 10th, 2018|Learning|

The main cause of drug overdose deaths are opioids, both prescribed and illegal, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 42,249 lethal overdoses in 2016 — 17,087 of which were related to prescription pain relievers and 15,469 related to heroin. According to the CDC, the rate [...]

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in the UK

By Kyle Simmons|2018-04-26T13:18:59-04:00April 26th, 2018|Learning|

Training to be a physician in the UK is a somewhat different process than in the United States. Through assessments and the ever-changing certification process, physicians are reaching new levels of standardization in medicine. CPD in the UK is required for revalidation and is a large part of [...]

Microlearning

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2018-03-15T10:19:09-04:00March 15th, 2018|Learning|

As technology rapidly develops, the industries and disciplines that make use of it — including medical education — evolve as well. Microlearning techniques are an exciting opportunity to combine grounded learning principles with new educational technologies. The term “microlearning” is actually a reference to its main strategy, which [...]

Bloom’s Taxonomy — From Knowledge to Practice

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2018-01-11T09:00:31-05:00January 11th, 2018|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|

Identify. Recognize. Interpret. Distinguish. What do these words have in common? They are all “Bloom’s verbs” — the foundational building blocks of learning objectives, according to one of the most widely used pedagogic models, Bloom’s taxonomy. Bloom’s taxonomy is the backbone of most CME and residency programs’ lesson [...]