Physicians can't assess own CE needs

November 2006
Pharmaceutical Representative;Nov2006, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p11
The article reports that most physicians failed to acquire Continuing Medical Education credit to assess their competence in medical practices, as mandated by the majority of state medical boards in the U.S. It is inferred that out of 20 comparisons between self and external assessments, 13 demonstrated little, no, or inverse relationship; while seven only demonstrated positive associations, which shows worst accuracy in self-assessment among least skilled and most confident physicians.


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