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Medical Library and Continuing Medical Education


Welcome to the Dignity Health Mercy Medical Center Medical Library and Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME).  

Learning Opportunities at a Glance

  • Oct. 26, 2018: “Cancer: Case Presentations and Panel Discussion” by Alireza Abdolmohammadi, MD, Matthew Allen, MD, and Maja Sandberg, MD

  • Nov. 2, 2018: “Spinal Lesions: Case Studies” by Max R. Mandelbaum, MD

  • Nov. 9, 2018: “Physician Burnout” by Robert Duvoisin, MD

  • Nov. 16, 2018: “Improving Outcomes for Patients with Severe Hypercholesterolemia” by Eliot A. Brinton, MD, FAHA, FNLA (Education provided by Rockpointe/USF Health)

  • Nov. 23, 2018: NO FRIDAY GRAND ROUNDS

  • Nov. 30, 2018: NO FRIDAY GRAND ROUNDS


    Continuing Medical Education

    The continuing medical education (CME) mission of Mercy Medical Center Redding is to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health to the benefit of all people in our region. Mercy Medical Center Redding provides leadership in the field of CME and engages in the development of individuals and group learning activities that enhances and expands the knowledge and skills of health professionals. Mercy Medical Center Redding plays a major leadership role in fulfilling its CME and Library mission in our region through its Library/CME Committee. 

    Mercy Medical Center is fully accredited by the Institute of Medical Quality, a subsidiary of the California Medical Association, to provide Continuing Medical Education activities for physicians. Physicians attending our CME courses may report the designated hours of AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ towards the California Medical Association Certificate in Continuing Medical Education and the American Medical Association’s Physicians Recognition Award. CME courses at Mercy Medical Center Redding are case, panel, and lecture-based activities that are open to its Dignity Health regional physicians and allied health professionals with a strong interest in the presenting topic.

    Library

    Our goal is to enhance the quality of patient care by providing Dignity Health North State physicians and Dignity Health North State healthcare professionals with access to and delivery of “just-in-time” print and on-line clinical resources at the point of care.

    We welcome your participation, questions and ideas.

    Luke Rawlings, MD
    Chairman, CME Committee

    Library Services 

    • Literature searches and article requests: Email request to [email protected]

    • For assistance with CME forms, policy, planning and slide presentations, please contact [email protected].

     

    Additional Resources

    My Dignity Health (Dignity Health providers only) 
    https://show.dignityhealth.org/epublish/EmployeePortal/default.aspx

    ClinicalKey (Dignity Health providers only) 
    https://www.clinicalkey.com/#!/

    UpToDate (Dignity Health providers only) 
    https://www.uptodate.com/contents/search

    General Guidelines
    General Guidelines for Management of Orthopedic Injuries (pdf)

    Pubmed 
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed

    Free Medical Journals 
    http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/

    Google Scholar 
    http://scholar.google.com/

    eMedicine 
    http://emedicine.medscape.com/

    Continuing Medical Education (CME) 

    • For your CME Transcript please email request to: [email protected]
    • Calendar of CME Activities: November (PDF)
    • Calendar of Friday Grand Rounds - Physician Education: Oct - Dec (PDF)

     

    California Assembly Bills:

    Free CME Websites

    ClinicalKey (Dignity Health providers only) 
    https://www.clinicalkey.com/#!/

    UpToDate (Dignity Health providers only) 
    https://www.uptodate.com/contents/search

    MyCME
    http://www.mycme.com/

    Medscape
    http://www.medscape.org/cme

    Pri-Med
    http://www.pri-med.com/online-education.aspx

    Library and Continuing Medical Education Regional Committee Members 

    • James Mu, MD 
    • Duane Bland, MD, Director Family Practice Residency Program
    • Harry Daniell, MD
    • Jamie Desantis, RPh, B Pharm., Clinical Pharmacy Informaticist NSSA
    • James DeSoto, MD, VP of Medical Affairs Northstate
    • William deVlaming, MD
    • Bryan Featherstone, DO
    • Nikita Gill, MD
    • Sharon Joo, M.D.
    • Kathryn Kirkman, MD
    • Debra Lupeika, MD
    • Steven Namihas, MD
    • Maja Sandberg, MD
    • Luke Rawlings, MD, Chairman
    • William H.H. Reeder, MD
    • James Stone, MD
    • Craig Traugott, MD
    • Torsten Waurig, Director of Quality

    Contact Information for the Medical Library/Continuing Medical Education Department

    Debbie Monroe, Regional Library/CME Coordinator
    Mercy Medical Center
    2175 Rosaline Avenue
    Redding, CA  96001
    Telephone: 530.225.6178
    Fax: 530.225.7292
    Email: [email protected]