Press Release

Opus Medicus releases a series of free online CME courses on Ebola Facts and Safe Patient Management.

October 21, 2014

Opus Medicus has just released a series of free online CME courses on Ebola Facts and Safe Patient Management. The series provides facts for healthcare providers on Ebola symptoms, diagnostic methods, treatment, and patient evaluation guidelines. It includes CDC recommendations for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). It also provides answers to frequently asked questions about necessary infection control procedures to protect patients and healthcare providers in U.S. hospitals. Content for the series was provided by the American Hospital Association (AHA) from material developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Opus Medicus is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians and designates each online CME course for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Opus Medicus is also an American Board of Pathology (ABP)-approved provider of Pathology Self Assessment Modules (SAMs) for the ABP Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

For a full list of Opus Medicus online CME courses, see the Course Catalog.

About Opus Medicus

Opus Medicus was founded on the singular vision of harnessing information technology to promote public health. The pillars of this vision are our online Continuing Medical Education (CME) Courses, our Medical Image Library, and our Knowledge Sharing Service. Together these provide invaluable resources and tools for physicians and healthcare organizations.

In Continuing Medical Education (CME), Opus Medicus is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). This accreditation authorizes us to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to physicians who complete our courses. In the current demanding environment for physicians' time and rapidly expanding information era, our offerings provide ready access to up-to-date information translatable into enhanced physician performance and patient outcomes. We utilize leading-edge technologies and leverage the capabilities of the Internet to deliver CME courses by leading physicians, scientists, and educators to physicians worldwide at a time and place of their choosing.

Our CME courses are designed to provide interactive learning experiences with the aim of expanding awareness and knowledge of disease presentation, pathophysiology, methods and criteria for diagnosis, and best practices. Courses address Maintenance of Certification (MOC) areas (medical knowledge, patient care, interpersonal and communication skills, practice-based learning and improvement, professionalism, and systems-based practice). Physicians are afforded a premier CME learning experience. This includes advanced, scientifically-sound, and objective course content free of commercial bias, incorporating premier course delivery, convenience, and diligent course evaluation analysis. Our course directors and education and advisory board members are at the top of their fields.

Our Medical Image Library is a valuable, free reference resource for physicians. The library contains hundreds of high quality images, including numerous rare conditions. Physicians can use our powerful search engine to search the library.

Our Knowledge Sharing Service and OpusShare® secure document/image sharing and transfer service allow individuals or groups to establish private document and image collections for their own use and for sharing with colleagues.

Our unique technology includes our patented OpusZoom® Magnifier, a high-resolution image viewing software product for websites used in our online CME course delivery, Medical Image Library, Knowledge Sharing Service, and OpusShare® secure document/image sharing and transfer service.

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