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The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Physicians designates this enduring material, MKSAP 18, for a maximum of 275 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 275 MOC points [and, for the General Internal Medicine section, patient safety MOC credit] in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and MOC points are available from July 31, 2018, to July 31, 2021 for Part A:

SectionsMaximum CME/MOC Credits
Cardiovascular Medicine30
Dermatology16
Gastroenterology and Hepatology22
Hematology and Oncology33
Neurology22
Rheumatology22
Part A Total145

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and MOC points are available from December 31, 2018 to December 31, 2021 for Part B:

SectionsMaximum CME/MOC Credits
Endocrinology and Metabolism19
General Internal Medicine36
Infectious Disease25
Nephrology25
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine25
Part B Total130

Note: As required by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the 3-year CME periods begin with the publication of the print version of each section listed above.

Submitting Your Tests

To earn CME credits for any test, answer all of the provided questions, achieving a score of at least 50% correct. Then, visit the CME/MOC page to submit for CME, view your credits, and print out your certificate.

Learning Objectives

The learning objectives of MKSAP 18 are designed to:

  • Close gaps between actual care in your practice and preferred standards of care, based on best evidence
  • Diagnose disease states that are less common and sometimes overlooked and confusing
  • Improve management of comorbid conditions that can complicate patient care
  • Determine when to refer patients for surgery or care by subspecialists
  • Pass the ABIM Certification Examination in Internal Medicine
  • Pass the ABIM Maintenance of Certification Examination in Internal Medicine

Target Audience

  • General internists and primary care physicians
  • Subspecialists who need to remain up-to-date in internal medicine
  • Residents preparing for the ABIM Certification Examination in Internal Medicine
  • Physicians preparing for Maintenance of Certification Examination in Internal Medicine

Publisher's Information

MKSAP 18 Copyright ©2018

American College of Physicians

All rights reserved. This publication is protected by copyright. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, without the express consent of the ACP. MKSAP 18 is for individual use only. Only one account per subscription will be permitted for the purpose of earning CME credits and MOC points and for other authorized uses of MKSAP 18.

Important copyright information from the ACP

Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is unlawful. The ACP prohibits reproduction of this publication or any of its parts in any form either for individual use or for distribution. The ACP will consider granting an individual permission to reproduce only limited portions of this publication for his or her own exclusive use. Send requests in writing to MKSAP Permissions, American College of Physicians, 190 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572, or email your request to mksap_editors@acponline.org.

Published in the United States of America.

Restrictions

You can use MKSAP 18 Digital to submit for CME, MOC, and CPD only if you are an individual subscriber who has purchased MKSAP 18 Digital from ACP or an authorized distributor. Please email mksap_editors@acponline.org if you have any questions. Your subscription is not transferable to other users. Sharing your subscription will compromise the security of your confidential CME, MOC, and CPD history, undermine your account billing, and disrupt tracking of your CME, MOC, and CPD records. The ACP disclaims all responsibility and liability for any improper or unauthorized use of an individual's order.

If you are an ACP member, a transcript of your participation in MKSAP 18 and all other ACP-sponsored CME activities is available online as a benefit of your ACP membership. The online listing at https://www.acponline.org/cme-moc/cme/view-cme-transcripts compiles all CME credits that you have earned during the past 6 years. Records will be updated 6 to 8 weeks after receipt of documentation of your participation in ACP-sponsored activities.

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the American College of Physicians (ACP) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. To this end, and consistent with the policies of the ACP and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), contributors to all ACP continuing medical education activities are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. Contributors are required to use generic names in the discussion of therapeutic options and are required to identify any unapproved, off-label, or investigative use of commercial products or devices. Where a trade name is used, all available trade names for the same product type are also included. If trade-name products manufactured by companies with whom contributors have relationships are discussed, contributors are asked to provide evidence-based citations in support of the discussion. The information is reviewed by the committee responsible for producing this text. If necessary, adjustments to topics or contributors' roles in content development are made to balance the discussion. Further, all readers of this text are asked to evaluate the content for evidence of commercial bias and send any relevant comments to mksap_editors@acponline.org so that future decisions about content and contributors can be made in light of this information.

Resolution of Conflicts

To resolve all conflicts of interest and influences of vested interests, the American College of Physicians (ACP) precluded members of the content-creation committee from deciding on any content issues that involved generic or trade-name products associated with proprietary entities with which these committee members had relationships. In addition, content was based on best evidence and updated clinical care guidelines, when such evidence and guidelines were available. Contributors' disclosure information can be found with the list of committees and those of ACP principal staff listed in this document.

System Requirements

MKSAP Apps

At least 400 MB available storage

Windows

Windows 7 or newer, 4+ GM RAM

Mac

Mac OS X 10.11 or newer, 4+ GB RAM

iOS

iOS 11 or newer

Android

Android 5 or newer

MKSAP 18 Online

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Cookies and JavaScript must be enabled.

Virtual Dx CME and MOC Information for Physicians

(Virtual Dx is Available Only to Complete Subscribers)

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Physicians designates this enduring material, Virtual Dx, for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 10 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and MOC points are available from March 29, 2019, to March 29, 2022.

Submitting Your Tests

To earn CME credits for any test, answer all of the provided questions, achieving a score of at least 50% correct. Then, visit the CME/MOC page to submit for CME or MOC points, view your credits, and print out your certificate.

Audience

Virtual Dx is intended for physicians who provide personal, nonsurgical care to adults. Included are: general internists and primary care physicians; subspecialists who need to remain up-to-date in internal medicine; residents preparing for the Certification Exam in internal medicine; physicians preparing for the Maintenance of Certification Exam in internal medicine.

Learning Objectives

The learning objectives of Virtual Dx are designed to:

  • Recognize visual presentations of common and rare conditions.
  • Increase skills in interpreting image-based findings.
  • Properly diagnose ECG findings.

Publisher's Information

Virtual Dx Copyright ©2019

American College of Physicians

All rights reserved. This publication is protected by copyright. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, without the express consent of the ACP. Virtual Dx is for individual use only. Only one account per subscription will be permitted for the purpose of earning CME credits and MOC points and for other authorized uses of Virtual Dx.

Important copyright information from the ACP

Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is unlawful. The ACP prohibits reproduction of this publication or any of its parts in any form either for individual use or for distribution. The ACP will consider granting an individual permission to reproduce only limited portions of this publication for his or her own exclusive use. Send requests in writing to MKSAP Permissions, American College of Physicians, 190 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572, or email your request to mksap_editors@acponline.org.

Published in the United States of America.

Restrictions

You can use Virtual Dx to submit for CME and MOC only if you are an individual subscriber who has purchased MKSAP 18 Complete from ACP or an authorized distributor. Please email mksap_editors@acponline.org if you have any questions. Your subscription is not transferable to other users. Sharing your subscription will compromise the security of your confidential CME and MOC history, undermine your account billing, and disrupt tracking of your CME and MOC records. The ACP disclaims all responsibility and liability for any improper or unauthorized use of an individual's order.

If you are an ACP member, a transcript of your participation in MKSAP 18 (including Virtual Dx) and all other ACP-sponsored CME activities is available online as a benefit of your ACP membership. The online listing at https://www.acponline.org/cme-moc/cme/view-cme-transcripts compiles all CME credits that you have earned during the past 6 years. Records will be updated 6 to 8 weeks after receipt of documentation of your participation in ACP-sponsored activities.

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the American College of Physicians (ACP) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. To this end, and consistent with the policies of the ACP and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), contributors to all ACP continuing medical education activities are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. Contributors are required to use generic names in the discussion of therapeutic options and are required to identify any unapproved, off-label, or investigative use of commercial products or devices. Where a trade name is used, all available trade names for the same product type are also included. If trade-name products manufactured by companies with whom contributors have relationships are discussed, contributors are asked to provide evidence-based citations in support of the discussion. The information is reviewed by the committee responsible for producing this text. If necessary, adjustments to topics or contributors' roles in content development are made to balance the discussion. Further, all readers of this text are asked to evaluate the content for evidence of commercial bias and send any relevant comments to mksap_editors@acponline.org so that future decisions about content and contributors can be made in light of this information.

Resolution of Conflicts

To resolve all conflicts of interest and influences of vested interests, the American College of Physicians (ACP) precluded members of the content-creation committee from deciding on any content issues that involved generic or trade-name products associated with proprietary entities with which these committee members had relationships. In addition, content was based on best evidence and updated clinical care guidelines, when such evidence and guidelines were available. Contributors' disclosure information can be found with the list of committees and those of ACP principal staff listed in this document.

System Requirements

MKSAP Apps

At least 400 MB available storage

Windows

Windows 7 or newer, 4+ GM RAM

Mac

Mac OS X 10.11 or newer, 4+ GB RAM

iOS

iOS 11 or newer

Android

Android 5 or newer

MKSAP 18 Online

Newest version of one of the following browsers: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, or Firefox

Cookies and JavaScript must be enabled.

MKSAP 18 Extension Questions CME and MOC Information for Physicians

(MKSAP 18 Extension Questions are Available Only to Digital and Complete Subscribers)

Each of the four sets of Extension Questions allows you to earn up to 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the United States who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

  • Credit for the July 31, 2019 Extension Questions is available from July 31, 2019 to July 31, 2022.
  • Credit for the January 15, 2020 Extension Questions is available from January 15, 2020 to January 15, 2023.
  • Credit for the July 31, 2020 Extension Questions is available from July 31, 2020 to July 31, 2023.
  • Credit for the January 15, 2021 Update is available from January 15, 2021 to January 16, 2024.

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Physicians designates this enduring material, MKSAP 18 Extension Questions, for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 20 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.

Submitting Your Tests

To earn CME credits and MOC points, you must answer all of the provided questions, answering at least 50% of them correctly. When you have done so, go to the CME/MOC page and follow the instructions to complete your submission. You will receive confirmation of your submission on-screen and via email.

Learning Objectives

The learning objectives of MKSAP 18 Extension Questions are designed to:

  • Close gaps between actual care in your practice and preferred standards of care, based on best evidence
  • Diagnose disease states that are less common and sometimes overlooked and confusing
  • Improve management of comorbid conditions that can complicate patient care
  • Determine when to refer patients for surgery or care by subspecialists
  • Pass the ABIM Certification Examination
  • Pass the ABIM Maintenance of Certification Examination

Target Audience

  • General internists and primary care physicians
  • Subspecialists who need to remain up-to-date in internal medicine
  • Residents preparing for the ABIM Certification Examination
  • Physicians preparing for the ABIM Maintenance of Certification Examination

Educational Disclaimer

The editors and publisher of Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program 18 Extension Questions recognize that the development of new material offers many opportunities for error. Despite our best efforts, some errors may persist. Drug dosage schedules are, we believe, accurate and in accordance with current standards. Readers are advised, however, to ensure that the recommended dosages in the MKSAP 18 Extension Questions concur with the information provided in the product information material. This is especially important in cases of new, infrequently used, or highly toxic drugs.

The primary purpose of the MKSAP 18 Extension Quetsions is educational. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products, and/or services discussed, is intended to inform subscribers about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of the contributors. A diversity of professional opinion exists, and the views of the contributors are their own and not those of the ACP. The ACP does not warrant the safety, reliability, accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of and disclaims any and all liability for damages and claims that may result from the use of information, publications, technologies, products, and/or services discussed in this program.

Publisher's Information

MKSAP 18 Extension Questions 1 Copyright ©2019

MKSAP 18 Extension Questions 2 Copyright ©2020

MKSAP 18 Extension Questions 3 Copyright ©2020

MKSAP 18 Extension Questions 4 Copyright ©2021

American College of Physicians

All rights reserved. This publication is protected by copyright. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, without the express consent of the ACP. MKSAP 18 Extension Questions are for individual use only. Only one account per subscription will be permitted for the purpose of earning CME credits and MOC points and for other authorized uses of the MKSAP 18 Extension Questions.

Important copyright information from the ACP

Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is unlawful. The ACP prohibits reproduction of this publication or any of its parts in any form either for individual use or for distribution. The ACP will consider granting an individual permission to reproduce only limited portions of this publication for his or her own exclusive use. Send requests in writing to MKSAP Permissions, American College of Physicians, 190 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572, or email your request to mksap_editors@acponline.org.

Published in the United States of America.

Restrictions

You can use MKSAP 18 Digital with the Extension Questions to submit for CME, MOC, and CPD only if you are an individual subscriber who has purchased MKSAP 18 Digital, which includes the Extension Questions, from ACP or an authorized distributor. Please email mksap_editors@acponline.org if you have any questions. Your subscription is not transferable to other users. Sharing your subscription will compromise the security of your confidential CME, MOC, and CPD history, undermine your account billing, and disrupt tracking of your CME, MOC, and CPD records. The ACP disclaims all responsibility and liability for any improper or unauthorized use of an individual's order.

If you are an ACP member, a transcript of your participation in MKSAP 18 and all other ACP-sponsored CME activities is available online as a benefit of your ACP membership. The online listing at https://www.acponline.org/cme-moc/cme/view-cme-transcripts compiles all CME credits that you have earned during the past 6 years. Records will be updated 6 to 8 weeks after receipt of documentation of your participation in ACP-sponsored activities.

Disclosure

It is the policy of the American College of Physicians (ACP) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. To this end, and consistent with the policies of the ACP and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), contributors to all ACP continuing medical education activities are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. Contributors are required to use generic names in the discussion of therapeutic options and are required to identify any unapproved, off-label, or investigative use of commercial products or devices. Where a trade name is used, all available trade names for the same product type are also included. If trade-name products manufactured by companies with whom contributors have relationships are discussed, contributors are asked to provide evidence-based citations in support of the discussion. Each MKSAP Update question is reviewed by two peer reviewers. If necessary, adjustments to topics or contributors' roles in content development are made to balance the discussion. Further, all reviewers are asked to evaluate the content for evidence of commercial bias so that future decisions about content and contributors can be made in light of this information.

Contributors' disclosure information can be found in Contributors and Conflict of Interest Disclosures.

Resolution of Conflicts

To resolve all conflicts of interest and influences of vested interests, the ACP precluded Update authors from deciding on any content issues that involved generic or trade-name products associated with proprietary entities with which these authors had relationships. In addition, content was based on best evidence and updated clinical care guidelines when such evidence and guidelines were available.

System Requirements

MKSAP Apps

At least 400 MB available storage

Windows

Windows 7 or newer, 4+ GM RAM

Mac

Mac OS X 10.11 or newer, 4+ GB RAM

iOS

iOS 11 or newer

Android

Android 5 or newer

MKSAP 18 Online

Newest version of one of the following browsers: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, or Firefox

Cookies and JavaScript must be enabled.