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Managing Common Summer Health Hazards & Conditions CME

Freshen up your knowledge about health conditions affecting your patient population this summer. Learn about topics such as Lyme disease, the effects of heat on health, allergies and more while earning Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits online.

CME 9.5 Credits

Warm weather often brings with it an increased number of patients being exposed to summer hazards and risks. A variety of health conditions occur more frequently during the summer months when free time, travel and vacations lead to potentially hazardous outdoor activities for adults and children alike. Physicians should urge caution about the increased prevalence of  heat stroke, as people spend more time outdoors, as well as the risk of sun damage with potential for skin cancer and the hazards of tick-borne disease.

This timely series of self-paced, CME activities provides an increased understanding of how to properly manage and prevent summertime medical conditions. This course is relevant for U.S. and worldwide physicians, medical students, residents, nurses, physician assistants and other allied health and medical professionals who participate in the diagnosis, prescribing, and treatment of patients.

Start today and gain a better understanding of the increased potential for traumatic injuries and hazardous conditions related to outdoor activities during the summer months. Topics you will learn about as part of this online CME course include:

  1. Gun Violence Trauma - Understand firearm safety and firearm- related injuries,
  2. Travel - Describe common medical emergencies that may occur while traveling,
  3. Ticks and Treponemes - Explore the symptoms and effects of these common summer issues,
  4. Heat, Sun and Allergies - Discover ways to prevent heat-related risks, skin cancer and severe allergies

Who is This CME For?

The Managing Common Summer Health Conditions CME is a self-paced online course designed for medical professionals who would benefit from a better understanding of common health conditions that peak in the summer, including those who specialize in anesthesiology, critical care medicine, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pain medicine, pediatrics, preventative medicine, radiology and surgery.

For over 170 years, the AMA has played an important role in the development of medicine in the United States. In order to provide physicians and other medical professionals with comprehensive, current and informative education; our summer health CME features coursework from a variety of trusted sources and Journals, including JAMA Neurology, JAMA Dermatology, JAMA Network Open and more.


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