ACP Clinical Shorts

These concise videos deliver highly focused answers to challenging clinical situations. Earn CME credit on-the-go at your convenience.

Now Available! ABIM MOC Points

Those with paid access to Clinical Shorts can earn up to 28 ABIM MOC points.

  • Member $99
  • Resident / Fellow Member $89
  • Non-Member $109

High-Quality CME

High-Quality CME from your desktop, laptop, smart phone or tablet.

Introducing the newest way to earn CME credit from ACP. These easy to follow, short videos provide concise answers to challenging clinical dilemmas frequently seen in practice. Learn on-the-go from nationally recognized experts. Each Clinical Short delivers high-quality content in 15 minutes or less. Register today for ACP Clinical Shorts and get one full year of unlimited access to 28 educational clinical videos.

Each Clinical Short is mobile friendly so you can learn wherever and whenever it is convenient for you. Simply answer the three-question quiz following each video, get 66% or higher, and receive .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. You will automatically be able to submit online for CME credit, making the process seamless. Watch all the videos and earn a total of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

NEW -- Earn ABIM MOC Points - Those with paid access to Clinical Shorts can earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points at no additional charge.  Earn up to 28 points toward ABIM’s  Self-Evaluation of Medical Knowledge requirement. Successfully complete the quizzes in a Clinical Shorts module and you will be directed to a link to submit for ABIM MOC points. Module 1 has ten Clinical Shorts and is designated for 10 points. Module 2 and Module 3 each have nine Clinical Shorts and are designated for 9 points.

Continuing Medical Education

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. 

The American College of Physicians designates this enduring material, Clinical Shorts, for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Each individual Clinical Short allows you to earn .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.   

To earn CME credit you must view the video and take the quiz, answering at least 66% of the questions correctly.

Release Date:       July 1, 2013


Learning Objectives

  • Assess recent advances in clinical medicine.
  • Implement changes in clinical practice in accordance with these advances to improve patient care.

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Educational Disclaimer

The primary purpose of Clinical Shorts is educational. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products, and/or services discussed, is intended to inform those with paid access about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of the contributors. A diversity of professional opinion exists, and the views of the contributors are their own and not those of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Inclusion of any material in the program does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the ACP. The ACP does not warrant the safety, reliability, accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of and disclaims any and all liability for damages and claims that may result from the use of information, publications, technologies, products, and/or services discussed in this program.

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ABIM MOC Points: 

Clinical Shorts subscribers can earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points at no additional charge.  Earn up to 28 points toward ABIM’s  Self-Evaluation of Medical Knowledge requirement. Successfully complete the quizzes in a Clinical Shorts module and you will be directed to a link to submit for ABIM MOC points.

Module 1 has ten Clinical Shorts and is designated for 10 points. Module 2 and Module 3 each have nine Clinical Shorts and are designated for 9 points.


Clinical Shorts Module 1 (ABIM Code IMG201301) includes...

  1. Managing Noncancer Chronic Pain:  Assessing for Opioid Misuse Risk
  2. Managing Noncancer Chronic Pain:  Monitoring for Opioid Misuse
  3. Fungal Infections of the Skin
  4. Behavioral Management of Dementia
  5. Postoperative Surveillance With Troponin Levels
  6. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy – What is it and How to Treat?
  7. Fall Recognition and Prevention for Primary Care Providers
  8. Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis in the High Risk Orthopedic Patient?
  9. Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) – How to Determine Duration of Anticoagulation
  10. Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis in the Nonsurgical Hospitalized Patient

 

Clinical Shorts Module 2 (ABIM Code IMH201301)  includes...

  1. Immunizations – What’s New?
  2. Preoperative Use of BNP to Assess Cardiac Risk
  3. Treating Acute Contact Dermatitis:  The Basics
  4. Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) – What is the Recommended Basic Evaluation After   Establishing the Diagnosis?
  5. Recognizing and Preventing the Top 10 Medication Errors
  6. Managing Pre-diabetes:  Preventing or Slowing the Progression to Diabetes
  7. Atrial Fibrillation – What is the Optimal Cardiac Rate Goal in Atrial Feibrillation and How is This Achieved?
  8. Atrial Fibrillation – Risk Assessment:  Who Should be Anticoagulated?
  9. Urinary Incontinence – What is the Basic Approach to Diagnosis and Initial Therapy?

 

Clinical Shorts Module 3 (ABIM Code: IMI201301)  includes...

  1. Transfusion Medicine – What are the Recommended Thresholds for Medical, Surgical and Critically Ill Patients
  2. A Primer on Topical Steroids for Rashes
  3. Comparing Oral Anticoagulants
  4. Treating Cellulitis – Assessing Risk for CA-MRSA and Non-MRSA and Treating Appropriately
  5. Best Practices in Smoking Cessation
  6. Stroke – Initial Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke
  7. Dizziness – Serious or Trivial?
  8. Acute Coronary Syndrome – Who Should Undergo an Interventional Approach?
  9. Changing Paradigm for Cervical Cancer Screening – New Recommendations?

NEW! ACP Clinical Shorts

High-quality online CME from your desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet.

Introducing the newest way to earn continuing medical education credit online from ACP. These easy to follow, short videos provide concise answers to challenging clinical dilemmas frequently seen in practice. Learn on-the-go from nationally recognized experts.  Each Clinical Short delivers high-quality content in 15 minutes or less. Register today for ACP Clinical Shorts and get one full year of unlimited access to 28 educational clinical videos. Each Clinical Short is mobile friendly so you learn wherever and whenever it is convenient for you. Simply answer the three-question quiz following each video, get 66% or higher, and receive .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. You will automatically be able to submit online for CME credit, making the process seamless. Watch all the videos and earn a total of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

All of the videos and the ability to earn online CME credit are available to you for a full year for only $99. Register now

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates this enduring product, Clinical Shorts, for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Each individual Clinical Short allows you to earn .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM

Associate Professor of Medicine | Boston University School of Medicine | Boston Medical Center

 

Patrick Alguire, MD, FACP

Senior Vice President for Medical Education | American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA

 

Elizabeth M. Billingsley, MD        

Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology | Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

 

Daniel G. Blazer, MD, PhD

JP Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry | Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

 

Steven L. Cohn, MD, FACP, SFHM

Medical Director – UHealth Preoperative Assessment Center | Director – UMH Medical Consultation Service | Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

 

Matthew DeCaro, MD, FACC, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology | Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

 

N. Wilson Holland, MD, FACP     

Associate Professor of Medicine, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Director | Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics | Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

 

Barbara Mathes MD, FACP, FAAD

Clinical Associate, Department of Dermatology | University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

Geno J Merli, MD, FACP, FHM, FSVM    

Professor of Medicine,Co-Director Jefferson Vascular Center | Chief Medical Officer,Jefferson Medical College | Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA

 

Douglas Paauw, MD, MACP

Professor of Medicine, Rathmann Family Foundation Endowed Chair for Patient-Centered Clinical | Education, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

 

Anne L. Peters, MD, FACP

Professor, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and Director | USC Clinical Diabetes Programs, Los Angeles, CA

 

Jordan M. Prutkin, MD, MHS, Member

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiology and Electrophysiology | University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 

Thomas Rebbecchi, MD

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School | Department of Emergency Medicine, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

 

Neil M. Resnick, MD, FACP

Thomas Detre Professor and Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine | Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Nancy A. Rigotti, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Chief, General Medicine Division | Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

 

Martin A. Samuels, MD, DSc (Hon), MACP, FAAN, FRCP

Chair, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Professor of Neurology |
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

 

David Shavelle, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Associate Clinical Professor, Keck School of Medicine at USC | University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 

Baldeep Singh, MD, FACP

Clinical Professor, General Internal Medicine | Stanford School of Medicine

FAQ’s

What do you I get with my registration to Clinical Shorts?

Your $99 registration gets you full online access to each of the 28 videos for a full year along with the potential to earn up to 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).

 

Where can I view my videos?

Your videos are available to you on clinical.playbackacp.com anytime by signing on. You can view them on your desktop, laptop, smartphone, or tablet.

 

Who are the instructors?

The Clinical Shorts instructors are expert faculty from a variety of institutions. Instructors include Martin A. Samuels, MD, DSc (Hon), MACP, FAAN, FRCP, Douglas S. Paauw, MD, MACP Geno J. Merli, MD, FACP, FHM, FSVM , and many others. You can view their full disclosure and employment information at the beginning of each video or the full list of faculty here.

 

How do I access my videos after I register?

After registering, you can access your videos at any time by logging onto the site at clinical.playbackacp.com

 

I already have an account on PlaybackACP. Do I need to create another account on this website?

Yes. The two websites are independent of each other so you would have two separate accounts if you are registered on both websites.

 

How do I earn online CME credit?

Simply complete the multiple-choice quiz at the end of each video. You must answer 2 out of the 3 questions correctly in order to earn credit. If you do not answer 2 out of 3 questions correctly on your first try, you may try again.  Once you pass the quiz, you will be automatically directed to acponline.org where you can electronically claim your online CME credit.

 

How long will my videos be available?

Your videos will be available for one year from date of purchase as long as you are a paid Clinical Shorts registrant.

 

What should I do if I am having problems?

For problems related to signing on, technical issues or the status of your access please contact Playback Now at 800-241-7785

 

For problems related to submitting your CME, please contact ACP Customer Service at 800-523-1546.

 

Presentations

  • Managing Noncancer Chronic Pain: Assessing for Opioid Misuse Risk

    • Daniel Alford
    • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Managing Noncancer Chronic Pain: Monitoring for Opioid Misuse

    • Daniel Alford
    • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Immunizations – What’s New?

    • Patrick Alguire
    • Infectious Diseases
  • Fungal Infections of the Skin

    • Elizabeth Billingsley
    • Dermatology
  • Behavioral Management of Dementia

    • Daniel Blazer
    • Geriatric Medicine
  • Postoperative Surveillance With Troponin Levels

    • Steven Cohn
    • Perioperative Medicine
  • Preoperative Use of BNP to Assess Cardiac Risk

    • Steven Cohn
    • Perioperative Medicine
  • Transfusion Medicine – What are the Recommended Thresholds for Medical, Surgical and Critically Ill Patients

    • Steven Cohn
    • Perioperative Medicine
  • Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy – What is it and How to Treat?

    • Matthew DeCaro
    • Cardiology
  • Fall Recognition and Prevention for Primary Care Providers

    • N. Holland
    • Geriatric Medicine
  • Treating Acute Contact Dermatitis: The Basics

    • Barbara Mathes
    • Dermatology
  • A Primer on Topical Steroids for Rashes

    • Barbara Mathes
    • Dermatology
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis in the High Risk Orthopedic Patient?

    • Geno Merli
    • Cardiology
  • Venous Thromboembolism – What is the Recommended Basic Evaluation After Establishing the Diagnosis?

    • Geno Merli
    • Cardiology
  • Comparing Oral Anticoagulants

    • Geno Merli
    • Cardiology
  • Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) – How to Determine Duration of Anticoagulation

    • Geno Merli
    • Cardiology
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis in the Nonsurgical Hospitalized Patient

    • Geno Merli
    • Cardiology
  • Recognizing and Preventing the Top 10 Medication Errors

    • Douglas Paauw
    • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Managing Pre-diabetes: Preventing or Slowing the Progression to Diabetes

    • Anne Peters
    • Endocrinology
  • Atrial Fibrillation – What is the Optimal Cardiac Rate Goal in Atrial Fibrillation and How is This Achieved?

    • Jordan Prutkin
    • Cardiology
  • Atrial Fibrillation – Risk Assessment: Who Should be Anticoagulated?

    • Jordan Prutkin
    • Cardiology
  • Treating Cellulitis – Assessing Risk for CA-MRSA and Non-MRSA and Treating Appropriately

    • Thomas Rebbecchi
    • Infectious Diseases
  • Urinary Incontinence – What is the Basic Approach to Diagnosis and Initial Therapy?

    • Neil Resnick
    • Geriatric Medicine
  • Best Practices in Smoking Cessation

    • Nancy Rigotti
    • Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care
  • Stroke – Initial Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke

    • Martin Samuels
    • Neurology
  • Dizziness – Serious or Trivial?

    • Martin Samuels
    • Neurology
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome – Who Should Undergo an Interventional Approach?

    • David Shavelle
    • Cardiology
  • Changing Paradigm for Cervical Cancer Screening – New Recommendations?

    • Baldeep Singh
    • Oncology

Categories

  • Cardiology

  • Clinical Pharmacology

  • Dermatology

  • Endocrinology

  • Geriatric Medicine

  • Infectious Diseases

  • Neurology

  • Oncology

  • Perioperative Medicine

  • Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care