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New CME course on ME/CFS PDF Print E-mail
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The Challenges in Primary Care, a new online Continuing Medical Education (CME) course, was published by Medscape and the Centers for Disease Control on March 23, 2012. This is a 30-minute video discussion by a panel of experienced clinicians who are experts in treating patients with ME/CFS: Anthony L. Komaroff, MD; Charles W. Lapp, MD; and Lucinda Bateman, MD.

The goal of this educational activity is to raise awareness about CFS and educate clinicians about diagnosing and managing CFS. Although this course is intended primarily for primary care providers who diagnose and/or manage patients with CFS, it would also be of benefit to patients to better prepare them for discussions with their doctors.  Patients may also suggest that providers who wish to learn more about diagnosing and treating the illness could take this course, which is available for CME credit until 3/23/2013.

To access the course one must register with Medscape; registration is free and open to the public as well as to medical professionals.
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