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Continuing Medical Education
March 8, 2000

March 8, 2000

JAMA. 2000;283(10):1361-1362. doi:10.1001/jama.283.10.1361
Physicians in the United States, Canada, and Mexico

Physicians with current and valid licenses in the United States, Canada, or Mexico who read any 3 of the selected continuing medical education (CME) articles in this issue of JAMA, complete the CME Evaluation Form, and fax it to the number or mail it to the address at the bottom of the CME Evaluation Form are eligible for category 1 CME credit. There is no charge.

The American Medical Association (AMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor CME for physicians. The AMA designates this educational activity for up to 1 hour of category 1 CME credit per JAMA issue toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award (PRA). Each physician should claim for credit only those hours that were actually spent in this educational activity.

Physicians in Other Countries

Physicians with current and valid licenses in the United States, Mexico, or Canada are eligible for CME credit even if they live or practice in other countries. Physicians licensed in other countries are also welcome to participate in this CME activity. However, the PRA is available only to physicians licensed in the United States, Canada, or Mexico.

Earning Credit and the CME Evaluation Form

To earn credit, read 3 of the articles listed below that are designated for CME credit carefully and complete the CME Evaluation Form. The CME Evaluation Form must be submitted within 1 month of the issue date. A certificate awarding 1 hour of category 1 CME credit will be faxed or mailed to you; it is then your responsibility to maintain a record of credit received.

One of our goals is to assess continually the educational needs of our readers so we may enhance the educational effectiveness of JAMA. To achieve this goal, we need your help. You must complete the CME Evaluation Form to receive credit.

Statement of Educational Purpose

JAMA is a general medical journal. Its mission and educational purpose is to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health. A flexible curriculum of article topics is developed annually by THE JOURNAL's editorial board and is then supplemented throughout the year with information gained from readers, authors, reviewers, and editors. To accommodate the diversity of practice types within JAMA's readership, the Reader's Choice CME activity allows readers, as adult learners, to determine their own educational needs and to assist the editors in addressing their needs in future issues.

Readers of JAMA should be able to attain the following educational objectives: (1) select and read at least 3 articles in 1 issue to gain new medical information on topics of particular interest to them as physicians, (2) assess the articles' value to them as practicing physicians, and (3) think carefully about how this new information may influence their own practices. The educational objective for each CME article is given after the article title below.

CME Articles in This Issue of
CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

The following articles in this issue may be read for CME credit:

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Clinical Aspects of Genetic Variability inHelicobacter pyloriArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn about genetic variability in Helicobacter pylori, and the potential effect on patterns of gastrointestinal disease.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Effects of Controlled-Release Metoprolol on Total Mortality, Hospitalizations, and Well-being in Patients With Heart FailureArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn the benefits of extended-release metoprolol for treatment of heart failure.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Methadone Maintenance vs 180-Day Psychosocially Enriched Detoxification for Treatment of Opioid DependenceArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To compare methadone maintenance to detoxification for opioid dependence.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Extraimmunization Among US ChildrenArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To understand the frequency and costs of extraimmunization of young children.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Monitoring Osteoporosis Therapy With Bone Densitometry: Misleading Changes and Regression to the MeanArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn that women who initially lose bone density while taking raloxifene or alendronate may gain bone density if treatment is continued.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Bipolar Permanent Magnets for the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain: A Pilot StudyArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn that magnet therapy may not be effective for chronic low back pain.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Strategies for Long-term Success in the Treatment of HIV InfectionArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To understand the prevention of resistance to antiretroviral drugs.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

After reading 3 of these articles, complete the CME Evaluation Form.

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