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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

December 22,  December 29, and January 5. No Friday Grand Rounds scheduled.

January 12, 2018
“What’s the Big Deal? Antibiotic Dosing in the Obese Adult Population”
by Ae Teurn, Pharm.D.

January 19, 2018
“Literature Review of High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) Therapy for Bronchiolitis Management” 
by Maybelle Ursales, M.D.

January 26, 2018
2018 Trauma Symposium: A New Generation of Trauma (Gaia Hotel, Anderson: Registration Required).  Dr. Osborne and Dr. Helseth are unable to participate, the new presenters and times will be: 

  • 9:10 – 9:40 am: “Tourniquets – From the Battlefield to Your Back Yard” by Richard King, M.D., FACEP,  Critical Care Medicine
  • 1:00 – 1:30 pm: “Mass Violence Planning: A Community Approach” by Mark E. Belden, EMT-P, AMR, Operations Manager, Shasta County
  • 1:20 – 2:00 pm: “Planning Put to Action: The Rancho Tehama Shooting-A Panel Discussion” by LyRae Sullivan, RN, CCRN, CEN, Director of Emergency, ICU & Trauma, mercy Medical Center, Judy Cline, RN, MSN, CEN, CFRN Director of Emergency, Trauma and Prompt Care Services, Enloe Medical Center, Mark Belden, EMT-P, AMR, Operations Manager, Shasta County, and  Jason Swann, FP-C, CMTE, TP-C, Director of EMS, Dignity Health North State Service Area

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 

 

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

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) 

  • 9:10 – 9:40 am: “Tourniquets – From the Battlefield to Your Back Yard” by Richard King, M.D., FACEP,  Critical Care Medicine
  • 1:00 – 1:30 pm: “Mass Violence Planning: A Community Approach” by Mark E. Belden, EMT-P, AMR, Operations Manager, Shasta County
  • 1:20 – 2:00 pm: “Planning Put to Action: The Rancho Tehama Shooting-A Panel Discussion” by LyRae Sullivan, RN, CCRN, CEN, Director of Emergency, ICU & Trauma, mercy Medical Center, Judy Cline, RN, MSN, CEN, CFRN Director of Emergency, Trauma and Prompt Care Services, Enloe Medical Center, Mark Belden, EMT-P, AMR, Operations Manager, Shasta County, and  Jason Swann, FP-C, CMTE, TP-C, Director of EMS, Dignity Health North State Service Area

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
  • Antonio Gambino, Director of Quality
  • Bryan Featherstone, DO
  • Nikita Gill, MD
  • Kathryn Kirkman, MD
  • Debra Lupeika, MD
  • Steven Namihas, MD
  • Luke Rawlings, MD, Chairman
  • William H.H. Reeder, MD
  • Eric Rudnick, MD
  • James Stone, MD

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: Debbie.Monroe@DignityHealth.org