The Doctor’s Advocate | First Quarter 2014

Earn Free CME Credits

We’re proud to offer a comprehensive selection of continuing medical education (CME) programs. In 2014, you can select from a wide range of complimentary seminars, webinars, and self-paced modules designed to fit your needs and your schedule.

Upcoming Webinars (Earn 1.0 CME Credit)

March 27 Medication Management in the Office Practice
April 8 Consent and Patient Care
April 15 Health Literacy: Do Your Patients Understand?
April 17 Reducing Hospital Readmissions
May 6 Adverse Outcome Disclosure: What to Do When the Unexpected Occurs
May 15 HIPAA: Yesterday and Today
May 22 Sexual Harassment: A Ticking Time Bomb
June 10 FAQs: Answers to Common Patient Safety Questions


For complete details on all of our webinars, seminars, and on-demand activities, go to

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