Posted by Dr. Ushasri Boda on May 23, 2018
Attending a live CME medical conference has its own benefits, however, a lot of healthcare professionals are unable to attend these conferences due to various issues. So, eMedEvents is highlighting the importance of online CME medical conferences. With advancements in technology, healthcare professionals (HCPs) are now able to access the same number of credits by working online or watching a recorded course depending on their schedule.
A number of reputable organizations offer a wide range of CME online courses in the form of webcasts, text-based CME, and journal CME. Thus, allowing HCPs to focus on their work with the flexibility of learning and earning CME credits.
Many of these online CME credits are AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits, enabling doctors to learn the latest trends related to their specialization. At eMedEvents, we have all these options under a single click, with over 217 specializations to choose from. You can also filter according to your preferred conference organizer, faculty, topic, and duration.
Physicians, nurses, caregivers, and other healthcare professionals have a lot of responsibilities they need to take care of on a day-to-day basis. Often, they end up with critical patients, who need their utmost attention and handing over the case to others may sometimes seem impossible. In these cases, online CME courses offer the best flexibility to earn some credits while not taking time off work.
Online CME conferences are very convenient for HCPs who may not be able to afford to go on a trip due to various obligations. These types of conferences offer the convenience to take practice quizzes any time they want, ask questions of professors, and reference back anytime they need.
Online conferences are also very pocket-friendly when compared to live conferences. To attend a live conference, an attendee must consider the CME medical conference fees, hotel stay, flight tickets, cabs, and other expenditures. Online CME medical events are a one-time fee and allow you to view the conference data with the click of a button.
Since live CME conferences often involve several delegates to be present at the venue and each one has their own set of questions and queries, it's not always easy getting the attention of the speaker. However, in online courses, you can directly send an email to the speaker for clarifications. It’s like having your own personal tutor.
Online CME credits offer quick results compared to live conferences. Any quizzes taken online have results quickly calculated and available to the HCP.
In addition to the above features, online CME courses also offer self-pacing, easy to maintain course materials, and easy CME credit monitoring.
eMedEvents is the largest online database for CME events and medical conferences around the world. Here you can browse through thousands of conferences in 147 countries. Search by speaker, specialty, and location to find your next conference. Want to manage your CME on the go? Try the eMedEvents mobile app. Find your next great medical conference online or in one of more than 3500 other great cities around the world.