Highly interactive multi-session programs impact physician behavior on hypertension management: outcomes of a new CME model.

@article{Drexel2011HighlyIM,
  title={Highly interactive multi-session programs impact physician behavior on hypertension management: outcomes of a new CME model.},
  author={Carole Drexel and Kathy Merlo and Jan N. Basile and Barry Watkins and Ben Whitfield and Jay M Katz and Brad Pine and Tom Sullivan},
  journal={Journal of clinical hypertension},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={97-105}
}
There has been much discussion and study about the role of continuing medical education (CME) in improving patient care. The authors describe the processes used to develop and implement a series of live, half-day, highly interactive CME events that addressed knowledge, competency, and performance gaps in hypertension diagnosis and management in the primary care community and successfully changed physician behavior toward improved patient outcomes. Participation in an intensive, highly… CONTINUE READING