The Department of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins, the first department of its type in North America, is proud to introduce new online CME modules that provide a historical perspective on issues of relevance to clinical practice today.
In these self-paced modules, short videos and self-study questions designed by Hopkins faculty guide the learner through key topics using compelling examples and up-to-date analysis.
William Osler with other physicians and nurses inspecting a patient at bedside, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1904.
Photo courtesy of the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives.
The concept of professionalism is at the heart of the social compact that grants physicians extraordinary privileges in the practice of medicine, including the right to self-regulate. The need to continuously re-evaluate the terms of this compact with one eye on the past and another on the future has been at the heart of a series of calls for a "new professionalism" in American medicine and the inclusion of medical professionalism as a key element in undergraduate and graduate medical education. Historical perspective can provide crucial insight into the social forces that guide the shaping and reshaping of the social compact that has defined and continues to define the medical profession.
This CME is intended to be of value to any physician practicing in any specialty or subspecialty in the United States. The topics addressed are general to the medical profession and are therefore valid across all aspects of the practice of medicine. More specifically, this CME activity will be of value to physicians interested in applying historical perspectives to the shifting basis of medical professionalism to further their understanding of the current issues affecting the structures of the medical practice today.
After participating in the activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
•Recognize the dynamic basis of professionalism in medical practice
•Compare and contrast the changing definition of medical professionalism in ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern medical practice
•Describe the different roles of education, licensing, and certification in the regulation of orthodox medical practice
•Identify the social, political, and economic forces that continue to shape the dynamic boundaries of the medical profession
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
(Note: The following organizations provide, but are not limited to ancillary credit approval. Please check with other chapters that may be of interest to the activity.)
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 11 AAPA Category 1 CME credit(s) for completing this program.
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It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the speaker and provider globally disclose conflicts of interest. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the instructional materials.
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AGENDA/LIST OF TALKS/INDEX
Professionalism in Historical Context
REGISTRATION CUT-OFF DATE: 12/23/2020
(Note: credits cannot be issued once the activity is expired.)
METHODS OF PAYMENT: We require full payment prior to the start of the activity. The registration fee includes instructional materials and unlimited access to content until the expiration date.
Registration Fee: $99
You will receive a confirmation by e-mail. If you have not received it call (410) 955-0050 to confirm that you are registered. A transcript of attendance will be available upon attestation of your credit hours and submission of the post activity online evaluation.
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The syllabus will be accessible online at https://learn.hopkinsmedicine.org/learn/public/course/view/elearning/10/history-of-professionalism once you have registered.
The Johns Hopkins University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In this event, the University will refund the registration fee but is not responsible for travel expenses. Under such circumstances registrants will be notified as soon as possible.
COURSE FORMAT - METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
This enduring material is expected to take approximately 2 hours to complete. Once the activity is completed, you must pass the post-test and complete the evaluation with attestation to receive CME credit.
HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDIT
To register, please visit https://learn.hopkinsmedicine.org/learn/public/course/view/elearning/10/history-of-professionalism and complete the registration. Once registered, click Play in your My Courses section to view the content and complete the post-test and evaluation.
The content is available at: https://learn.hopkinsmedicine.org/learn/public/course/view/elearning/10/history-of-professionalism
EVALUATION AND OUTCOMES SURVEY
Post activity, an online evaluation form will be available to attendees to evaluate the activity and identify future educational needs. Upon completion of the evaluation, the learner must attest to the number of hours in attendance. A certificate of attendance will be available immediately for download or print. The last day to evaluate the material and attest to your credits is 12/23/2020.
A post-test will be conducted at the conclusion of the activity. A grade of at least 75% within three attempts is needed to receive CME credit.
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