Mayo Clinic Proceedings - Making Dysphagia Easier to Swallow: A Review for the Practicing Clinician (June 1, 2017)

One of the premier peer-reviewed clinical journals in general and internal medicine, Mayo Clinic Proceedings is among the most widely read and highly cited scientific publications for physicians, with a circulation of approximately 125,000. Mayo Clinic Proceedings is published by Elsevier and sponsored by Mayo Clinic and the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. The mission of Mayo Clinic Proceedings is to promote the best interest of patients by advancing the knowledge and professionalism of the physician community. Since 2009 the Journal has offered CME credit for specific articles from both the Mayo Clinic for Concise Review for Clinicians and specially commissioned Symposia articles (comprehensive coverage on one topic).  

Participation in this activity consists of reviewing articles and responding to a short online test. It is estimated that this activity will take approximately one hour per article.  There is no charge for participating in this Journal CME activity.

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ACCREDITATION:

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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 1 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. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

DISCLOSURE SUMMARY:

No relevant financial relationships:

Planning Committee, Editorial Board Members and Staff
Thomas J. Beckman, M.D.
Timothy B. Curry, M.D., Ph.D.
William L. Lanier, Jr., M.D.
Terry Jopke
Eric L. Matteson, M.D.
Karl A. Nath, M.D.
S. Vincent Rajkumar, M.D.
Kimberly D. Sankey
Nicki Smith
A. Keith Stewart, M.D.
Margaret (Peg) Wentz
Christopher M. Wittich, M.D.

Relevant financial relationships: 

Editorial Board 
Michelle Mauermann, M.D. - Consultant - IONIS Pharmaceuticals, Honoraria - Continuum

Off-Label Drugs: The Planning Committee, Editorial Board Members and Staff do not discuss off-label/investigative uses(s) of drugs.

AUTHORS DISCLOSURE SUMMARY: 

Authors:  Claire L. Jansson-Knodell, MD1, D. Chamil Codipilly, MD1, Cadman L. Leggett, MD2

Affiliations: 1 Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Financial Support and Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The authors report no competing interests.
Off-Label Drugs: The authors do not discuss off-label/investigative uses(s) of drugs.
 

Target Audience

The target audience for Mayo Clinic Proceedings is primarily internal medicine physicians and other clinicians who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine and who wish to stay abreast of advances in medical research.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this article, you should be able to (1) recall how to take a clinical history for a patient with dysphagia; (2) interpret physical examination findings as they are related to differential diagnosis; and (3) recommend appropriate testing for the clinical situation.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ABIM
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
06/01/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2019

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ABIM
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/01/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2019
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