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Physician Advocacy Basics (CME)

​Do you want non-physician legislators making critical decisions about how you treat your patients? Like it or not, they do. You can influence those decisions by becoming an effective advocate.

More than 350 bills that impact health care are introduced during each two-year session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. This hour-long, online course teaches you relevant advocacy strategies when approaching legislators and their aides.

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Implement relevant advocacy strategies when approaching legislators and their aides as an advocate for patients that result in a positive outcomes and better political relationships.

Take the Assessment:

Access for PHYSICIANS to obtain CME credit

Accreditation and designation information

The Pennsylvania Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

Activity Development Team

Planner/Faculty: Michael Fraser, PhD, CAE; Larry Light, Angela Rupert; Leslie Howell. The members of the Activity Development Team have no relevant relationships to disclose.

Enduring material posted: Sept. 15, 2015

Enduring material expires: Dec. 31, 2017

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Excellant Presentation

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 6:45:59 PM


I do not find an Assessment link to this course.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:23:53 AM


Thank you for bringing this broken link to our attention, we have updated the text above to include the link. We apologize for any inconvenience. – PAMED Staff

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:12:08 AM

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