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Peter Morris

Peter Morris PhD

Associate Professor | Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory    Australia
Pediatrics, Sports Medicine,...More
Pediatrics, Research,...More
Spoken at 1 event

Biography :

Peter Morris has worked at the Menzies School of Health Research since 1994. He has participated in a number of research projects that have aimed to improve medical management of otitis media in rural and remote Aboriginal children across the Northern Territory. He is also a paediatrician at the Royal Darwin Hospital and conducts clinics at remote communities on the Tiwi Islands. He is an Associate Professor and Clinical Epidemiologist at the NT Clinical School, Flinders University. He is a strong advocate for evidence-based medicine and the application of randomised controlled trials to address important health problems. He has been a reviewer with the Cochrane Collaboration since 1996 and an editor with the Acute Respiratory Infections Group since 2000.

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Specialties

Pediatrics, Sports Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Toxicology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Research/Clinical Research

Interested Topics

Pediatrics, Research, Clinical Research

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Languages

English

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MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Connecticut Medical Examining Board

Connecticut Medical Examining Board accepts the credit courses that are accredited by ACCME and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

MD/DO Requirement:

CME Credits Required : 50.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 0.00

A minimum of 50 contact hours of qualifying continuing medical education every 2 years commencing on the first date of license renewal;1 contact hour means a minimum of 50 minutes of the continuing education activity once every 6 years.1 CME hour in each of the following topics:

(A) Infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus,
(B) risk management,
(C) sexual assault,
(D) domestic violence,
(E) cultural competency,
(F) behavioral health.

Beginning January 1, 2020, such behavioral health CME must include at least 2 contact hours on diagnosing and treating (i) cognitive conditions, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, delirium, related cognitive impairments, and geriatric depression, or (ii) mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, those common to veterans and family members of veterans such as post-traumatic stress, risk of suicide, depression, and grief. OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. The commissioner may grant a waiver for not more than 10 contact hours of CME for physicians who:

(1) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board,
(2) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of a medical healing panel, or
(3) assist the state Department of Public Health with its duties to board and commissions (described in Ch. 368a. Sec. 10a-14).