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Continuing Medical Education
February 21, 2001

February 21, 2001

JAMA. 2001;285(7):955-956. doi:10.1001/jama.285.7.955
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

Effect of Age and Comorbidity in Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Patients Aged 55 Years and OlderArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn that age and comorbidity may narrow treatment choices and increase mortality for patients with breast cancer.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Use of Alcohol as a Risk Factor for Bicycling InjuryArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn that alcohol use by bicyclists may increase their risk of injury.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Impact of Changes in Transportation and Commuting Behaviors During the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta on Air Quality and Childhood AsthmaArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn that decreased automobile use may reduce the rate of acute exacerbations of asthma.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Hormone Replacement Therapy, Prothrombotic Mutations, and the Risk of Incident Nonfatal Myocardial Infarction in Postmenopausal WomenArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn that hormone replacement therapy may increase the risk of myocardial infarction for hypertensive women with a specific genetic mutation.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Accuracy of Positron Emission Tomography for Diagnosis of Pulmonary Nodules and Mass Lesions: A Meta-analysisArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To understand the accuracy of 2 imaging tests for pulmonary malignancy.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Serving Patients Who May Die Soon and Their Families: The Role of Hospice and Other ServicesArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To understand the role of hospice and other services for dying patients.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

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

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