EBSCO Publishing Partners with the Canadian Medical Association to Provide Continuing Medical Education Credits via DynaMedT

EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has partnered with the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) to provide institutional access to Mainpro MI educational credits via DynaMed, an evidence-based reference resource. The integration of DynaMedwith the Canadian Medical Association system enables physicians to use DynaMed for research and quickly and easily earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits.

Representing more than 74,000 of Canada’s physicians, the Canadian Medical Association is the only association that offers automatic transfer of credits to The College of Family Physicians Canada (CFPC). DynaMed is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other healthcare professionals for use primarily at the point-of-care. DynaMed contains clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics; the database is updated daily and can be integrated into electronic health records.

The new partnership with DynaMed enables the CMA to help physicians work towards obtaining their credits through a self-reflective look at their practice while earning continuing medical education credits. Institutional access provides a direct link from clinical summaries within DynaMed to their CMA account to submit searches and receive Mainpro MI educational credits.

Stratton Lloyd, vice president of medical market development at EBSCO Publishing, says incorporating CME credits into DynaMed is an essential part of DynaMed’s goal to provide clinicians with the best available evidence. “DynaMed was created to serve the needs of healthcare professionals. Allowing users to incorporate education into their practice on a daily basis is a natural extension of the DynaMedmission. Institutional access to DynaMed provides clinicians in Canada with a streamlined way to access continuing medical education within the clinical workflow.”

CMA members may access DynaMed at http://www.cma.ca/clinicalresources/dynamed. Institutions currently subscribing to DynaMedmay have the new CMA CME feature turned on within their subscription at no additional charge. Additional information about DynaMed is available at: www.ebscohost.com/dynamed.

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