The Virtual Lecture Hall (VLH.com) offers online CME programs to meet medical (physician) licensing requirements for communication, professionalism, and systems-based care.
These special licensing requirements include topics such as: medical errors prevention, medical ethics, risk management, patient safety, professional responsibility, cultural competency, pain management, infectious diseases (including HIV/AIDS), infection control, domestic violence, sexual assault, palliative medicine, end-of-life care, and universal precautions.
Their online CME programs meet almost all special state CME requirements:
• They have a national focus.
• They work closely with state regulators to monitor and comply with requirements.
• They are continuously expanding Their course library.
Their online CME courses are enjoyable::
• They emphasize interactive, self-paced learning.
• See how physicians rate and comment on Their courses.
• They have been successfully developing online CME since 1997.
Their site is convenient:
• Everything is online and available 24/7.
• They keep track of your progress. You can start and stop when you wish.
• Specialty training is not necessary to participate in any program.
• The courses will help you easily meet CME needs in topics related to communication, professionalism, and systems-based care.
Their CME programs are high quality:
• They use an evidence-based approach.
• All courses are reviewed and sponsored for CME credit by academic centers and professional societies.
• The site is physician owned and supported by its subscribers.
• All evaluations and comments are always available.
• Their staff regularly publishes in the educational research literature.
VLH.com began providing online CME courses in May 1998. To date, physicians and other health professionals have earned 206,443 hours of CME credit at VLH.com.
The Virtual Lecture Hall is owned by the Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of The University of Arizona, for its College of Medicine-Tucson. The site does not accept advertisements and is supported primarily by fees from individual users and organizations that purchase site memberships. Some of Their course development is supported by grants from federal agencies or health care organizations. VLH.com does not offer CME courses supported by educational grants from pharmaceutical or device companies.